3 Rules Every Good Speed Training Plan Must Follow
If you're a strength and conditioning coach you'll have to frequently answer athletes questions about ways to get faster? And the reason athletes want...
Mark Cuban Invests in Cognitive Training Leader Axon Sports
Axon Sports, the leading provider of cognitive training and assessment tools to athletes at the pro, college, and high school levels, recently closed a round of funding that including an investment [...]
Should Athletes Use a Weighted Vest for Speed Training?
Should we be using a weighted vest to improve acceleration or maximum velocity during sprinting? A recent paper by Cross et al., (2014) investigated the...
Build Strong Hands and Quick Reactions with Shane Vereen’s ‘Hot Sauce’ Receiving Drill
New York Giants running back Shane Vereen is a dynamic playmaker. Although he’s been an efficient runner during his career, his remarkable receiving abilities are his true calling card. Now [...]
The No. 1 Cause of Hamstring Injuries and How To Prevent It
A hamstring injury might seem like something an athlete can recover from quickly. But this common injury can sideline you for several weeks and become a nagging injury throughout your [...]
Two-Time Pro Bowl QB Cam Newton Joins Forces With STACK
Cam Newton becomes a strategic investor in STACK to help the brand continue to educate and inspire millions of young athletes nationwide. New York, NY — STACK (www.STACK.com), the nation's leading [...]
Build Powerful Muscles With Velocity-Based Training
Velocity based training is far from a new concept however it seems to be gaining more popularity in recent years. Before giving you my take on VBT I'd...
From Good to Great: How Hard Work and Good Nutrition Landed Two High School Ballers at their Dream Schools
Iona Prep (New Rochelle, New York) teammates Matt Ryan and Ty Jerome were already good basketball players when they first stepped into the STACK Velocity Sports Performance Center in Westchester, [...]
3 Acceleration Drills to Get Faster
Acceleration is the act of rapidly increasing movement velocity. While maximum speed in athletics is important, being able to quickly turn on that speed...
4 Tips for Coaching Low-Velocity Softball Pitchers
Coaches like to put pressure on a softball pitcher to throw FAST! After all, the sport is called FASTpitch softball. But not every pitcher is build to...