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.

Latest in Training

Why You Should Use a Trap Bar Instead of a Barbell for Your Jump Training

A higher vertical jump can take months, even years, to develop. Taking a vertical from the mid-20s to the high-30s is something that requires signific...

Is Early Specialization Beneficial for Young Soccer Players?

Early specialization is one of the hottest topics in youth sports, and for good reason. More often than not, kids who play soccer are rarely gettin...

The Childhood Drill That Helped Pat Mahomes Build Superhuman Arm Strength

On a handful of passing attempts each game, Patrick Mahomes seemingly shreds the laws of physics. When a quarterback drops back to throw, their bra...

3 Reasons Distance Runners Shouldn't Skip Strength Training

Distance runners often intuitively feel that the only way to improve running performance is to increase mileage and run more. Although this approac...

This 5 Drill Warm-Up Will Help Athletes Conquer Knee Valgus

Knee Valgus. Two words no coach or athlete wants to hear, see or experience with regularity. Unfortunately, those two dreadful words are insanely c...

Latest Videos in Training

How Stretching Helped Henrik Stenson Become the Most Accurate Golfer in the World-

Henrik Stenson, the most accurate golfer on the PGA Tour, explains how his stretching and active warm-up routine play a pivotal role in his success.

Why Henrik Stenson Believes too Many Cues Are Poisonous to a Golf Swing

Henrik Stenson is the most accurate golfer on the PGA Tour. He explains how holding too many cues in your head during the swing can be a recipe for disaster.

Smart Drills for Youth Soccer Players: Basic Shooting Technique

Attila Csizar, head coach and director at Upper 90 FC, explains basic soccer shooting technique.

Smart Drills for Youth Soccer Players: Flighted Balls

Attila Csizar, head coach and director at Upper 90 FC, explains the technique of Flighted Balls.

Smart Drills for Youth Soccer Players: Aerial Touches

Attila Csizar, head coach and director at Upper 90 FC, explains the Aerial Touches drill and the benefits it offers young soccer players.