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5 Basketball Drills for High School Players

Let Me Be Real For A Second There is no such thing as sport-specific training. What I mean is, there are not weight lifting exercises that are specific to any sport, including basketball. If you want sport-specific training you need to practice. But if you want to become a better athlete, functional movement training is the perfect path towards enhanced sports performance. I was named the Best Preps Trainer of 2017 in Vegas Seven Magazine not because I can help you with your ball handling, but because I train you to become a better athlete. I focus on functional movement to reduce...

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The Best Way to Build Strength When You’re a Teenager

Teenage athletes are searching the internet for the best way to build strength. If your son or daughter is interested in strenght training for sports performance or general fitness, it is important to ensure they go about it in a safe and healthy way. Building strength as a teenage athlete is essential to improving sports performance and reducing the risk of injury. Both young men and young women who neglect a safe and properly optimized strength training program are hindering their ability to improve their athleticism and health. Throw in the general awkwardness of being a teen and the obvious aesthetic benefits of...

Sport Specific Training in Las Vegas - Pitching Mechanics

How to make pitching mechanics stick

Sport Specific Training in Las Vegas: Training to improve mechanics baseball. Baseball is a numbers game. How many home runs has someone hit? What is his ERA? How hard does he throw his fastball? These are the conversations at every kitchen table and in every clubhouse and stadium across the country. Now is the time of year to undo what the great game of baseball has done to our bodies. Many times, sports perforamnce training is confused with sport specific training in Las Vegas. A structured performance program is a key to improving health and increasing your body's efficiency leading into your...

High School Baseball Training Las Vegas

High School Baseball Training Las Vegas: 2 of 2

Without a strong bottom tier, the pyramid is going to collapse. We see this over and over again with the increasing amount of Tommy John surgeries and chronic arm pain our young athletes deal with every season. While they are over-training in the Skills Tier and Working out in weight rooms often without guidance, they are wreaking havoc on their bodies....

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What is Strength?

When is your athlete strong enough? What do you consider strength? Does it really matter how much you bench press if you aren’t fast enough to use it? I’m sure we have all heard a college coach say “Let's offer him a scholarship based off of his bench press numbers.” NONSENSE! No, you haven’t! The numbers don't lie: greater force is greater strength. Get off the machines, get over your one rep max, stop obsessing over how strong you are and focus on how powerful you are....