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Sports performance training is the physical and mental process of working toward specific athletic, performance or fitness goals through a regimented program. Research shows that to significantly improve sports performance, overall athleticism and physical ability, athletes must complete training sessions in addition to playing their sport. Training refers to the workouts, exercises and drills they perform outside of organized practices to improve their Strength, Speed, Conditioning and Flexibility, as well to rehab and prevent injury. Well-rounded programs also include Sports Psychology training. Maximize your sports performance with advice from today’s top coaches and elite athletes.
The athletic recruiting process is a lot like dating, with college coaches/scouts and high-school student-athletes sizing each other up and searching for the right match. The process requires participants to understand and observe NCAA rules and regulations, conduct thorough research, schedule home and campus visits, network and communicate appropriately, and, for most student-athletes, engage in self-marketing. Learn best practices from athletes who have achieved success and the experts who have helped them.
Each sport—STACK currently follows 17—requires a specific combination of Strength, Speed, Conditioning, Flexibility and Skills, so each demands a unique approach to training. A workout to improve baseball speed is different from one for basketball speed. To improve your performance, complete all workout plans and follow diet and hydration advice, all tailored to enhance the performance attributes demanded by your sport. Sport-specific training and nutrition advice comes from the top coaches and elite athletes.
Whether you want to add power to your swing, speed on the basepaths or explosiveness in the outfield, you’ll need to start with lower body and core workouts designed specifically for baseball players. After checking out the baseball workouts on STACK.com, browse through the articles and videos below for drills, advice, and motivation from some of the nation’s top coaches, college baseball programs, and elite athletes.
Basketball is a fast-paced sport that requires explosive strength, top speed, agility and fine-tuned on-court skills. You’ll find the basketball workouts and drills you’re looking for to take your game to the next level. Come back daily for basketball training videos and drills from some of the nation’s top basketball programs and advice from professional coaches and trainers.
If you want to become a better football player, regardless of your position, you’ll need to develop a high level of conditioning. At STACK, you’ll not only get football-specific conditioning workouts, you’ll also find strength and power workouts from pros. Build your football workout today!
Check out STACK’s workouts and drills tailored specifically for hockey players. Whether you want to become a stronger skater, develop your stick-handling skills, buy better gear or eat healthier, you’ll find everything you need at STACK.com. Check out hockey drills and workouts from goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere, defenseman Duncan Keith, the University of Michigan hockey team and others.