In loving memory of Keion Carpenter; NFL Safety. A leader understands the importance of following, to achieve greatness!

Flex & Stretch:

Your coach probably starts practice by having the team do warm-up exercises. You might also do some light stretching. Coaches have you warm up and stretch before exercising for the same reason that professional athletes take time to warm up and stretch before practice or a game. Stretching helps prepare your body for the workout... Continue Reading →

Constant adjustments are necessary for achieving and maintaining success in everything we do. Hugh Sawyer

Agility 101:

Agility is the ability to decelerate, accelerate, and change directions quickly while maintaining good body control without decreasing speed. Agility is closely aligned with balanced by requiring athletes to regulate shifts in the body's center of gravity while being subjected to postural deviation. Sports movements are generally not straight ahead, but require changes of direction... Continue Reading →

Speed Kills:

Sport speed refers to the ability to run at maximum speed. This phenomenon will only last about 5 seconds, even for world class athletes. Most sports outside of tract sprinting do not offer the platform to showcase maximum running speed, however sprint training does underlie the foundation of numerous sports activities. Increasing maximum running speed... Continue Reading →

Quickness:

Speed, rapidity, and instancy are all words that have been used in defining quickness. One common theme to all of these descriptions is "rate" or the measure of something to a fixed unit. In this case, time is defined by fixed unit. When an athlete performs a task or movement in a relatively brief period... Continue Reading →

SAQ Training

Speed, Agility and Quickness Training has become a popular way to train athletes. Many athlete from school children on a soccer field to professionals can benefit from SAQ training. This method has been around for several years, but is not used by all athletes primarily due to the lack of education regarding the drills. SAQ... Continue Reading →

The position played by an athlete must be a custom fit in order for their performance to be great. Hugh Sawyer

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