Training

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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Why I Stopped Back Squatting My Athletes

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Why You're Probably Doing Way Too Much Foam Rolling

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Why Everybody Botches Single-Leg Deadlifts (and How to Finally Master Them)

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How to Utilize Games to Accelerate Athletic Development

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