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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.

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2 Strategies for Preventing and Diagnosing Overtraining

In the demanding world of athletics, injuries and lengthy recovery times are often unavoidable. How, then, can the aspiring athlete minimize the time...

How to Build a Plyo Workout for Beginners

We live in an age of YouTube, and athletes are trying to do too much too soon .Especially when it comes to plyometrics for beginners. Instead of...

Basketball Inbound Plays for Beginners

A basketball inbound play occurs at the beginning of every period, except for the first, after all made baskets and following any stoppages in play s...

Velocity-Based Training: Jump Higher, Run Faster, Get Stronger, But Lift Lighter

Practical Application of Velocity Based Training Does Your Training Give Your Athlete What They Need? : Jump Higher, Run Faster and Get Stronger While...

4 Youth Basketball Drills That Teach the Fundamentals

You can begin teaching your athletes the fundamentals of the game of basketball as early as third grade (or even younger). Showing youth athletes pr...

3 Workout Techniques That Will Make You An Explosive Athlete

Explosiveness is the key to athletic development. The ability to start and stop at high speeds is what makes an athlete "explosive." How can coaches...

This 4-Week Workout Strategy Guarantees Consistent Strength Gains

Every coach is unique, and has his or her own methodology and philosophy. As much as making proper training programs is important, creating a great...

How to Build Arm Strength for Baseball: Throwing Drills

Throwing a baseball is the first skill players learns. But it's also where trouble starts. Surprisingly, what causes most game-time errors is not poor...

4 Football Conditioning Drills That Work

One football tradition that will never die is good old fashioned team rivalries. But America's favorite sport has evolved. It is a faster, more expl...

How the Military Press Benefits Athletes

As of right now, I think that most trainers and coaches tend to avoid most forms of military pressing with their athletes, primarily because they are...

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