Performance Training includes the actions involved in preparing athletes for the demands of their sport, while at the same time, using specific strategies to improve qualities such as speed, agility, quickness, power, strength, and reaction time, all while decreasing the chance of injury.
A good training program begins with a thorough assessment to uncover the strengths and weaknesses of each individual. It is a little like taking your car in for a 'diagnostic check' to determine the problem(s) before you try to fix them. Prior to 1-on-1 and small group training AthleteEdge recommends our in-depth analysis for each client.
The training is then based on the outcome of the assessment, the goals of the athlete, the demands of the sport and position, and the time of the sports season when the training is taking place.
This gives us an all-encompassing look at each athlete who is trusting us to help them reach their full athletic potential.
We train youth athletes (ages 8-13) based on their level of physical and mental maturity, and their training experience, to ensure they are capable of handling the training atmosphere, and that we are not putting unnecessary stress on their body.
Training teenage athletes
(ages 14-18) creates an entirely new atmosphere. The body is changing like crazy and possesses a ton of growth potential. What may have become uncoordinated movement, can now turn back into graceful, powerful, coordinated skill when trained correctly.
College athletes need to prepare! The demands of their sport are very high! Whether it is guiding them through their college strength and conditioning program or creating one that will get them ready, AthletEdge will prepare them for the intensity of the sport they play, while at the same time helping them improve.
Three of the most important aspects in sports! The faster athlete who can change direction under control without slowing down can usually change a game. Each of these components can be trained and improved with the proper training!
The key to improving performance, increasing your power, and being able to participate in practice and each game day-in and day-out while remaining injury free lies in training these 2 aspects correctly!
Whether it is preventing a nagging hamstring strain or ankle sprain, or the dreaded ACL injury, you can reduce your risk of injury during sports when you train appropriately.