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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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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...

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...

Drills to Teach You How to Throw a Baseball Harder

How to throw a baseball is the first skill players learn. But it's also where trouble starts. Surprisingly, what causes most game-time errors is not p...

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...

5 Little League Baseball Drills to Teach Fielding and Throwing

There are countless little league baseball drills. All the drills that we teach stay focused on fundamentals. You can see that the pictures below are of...

How to Instantly Add Weight to an Athlete's Squat and Deadlift

Squat and Deadlift Teaching Cues The squat and deadlift have stood the test of time as highly effective movements for building muscular strength and...

How to Beat the Basketball Zone Defense

The 2-3 basketball zone defense is a common one that is seen in basketball. It makes it very difficult for an offense to enter the paint, score a layup,...

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