Training the ‘Team of the Decade’: Montverde Academy Boys Basketball

They are a perennial national power claiming multiple national titles. They are coached by the legendary national coach of the...

Inside Pine Crest Swimming Performance Program

This blog is based on a Q&A session with Pine Crest swimming coach Katelyn Miller and strength and conditioning coach...

A Checklist for Designing Strength and Conditioning Programs

By Joe Eisenmann, PhD In my role here at Perform-X, I get a chance to 'coach the coaches' and also...

5 things to remember for summer workouts

By Joe Eisenmann, PhD   This blog serves as a follow-up to a recent tweet, and allows for the opportunity...

Do you have an athlete development roadmap?

By Joe Eisenmann, PhD   The school year is about to end and you decide to go on a summer...

Training the Female Volleyball Player: Q&A with Donnie Maib

Volleyball consists of dynamic, multi-directional movements in a confined space.  The physical demands include reacting, accelerating, jumping, landing, pivoting, decelerating,...

Developing an Integrated Sports Performance Program = Philosophy, Facility, & Flow

By Joe Eisenmann, PhD The days of showing up at the start of the season and “getting into shape” are...

Deceleration Training with Variable Resistance: Importance for Sports Performance & Injury Reduction

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS   An automobile with no brakes is literally an accident waiting to happen. This...

Lateral Training for Improving Forward Sprinting Velocity

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS The running motion predominantly occurs in the sagittal plane, which is the plane in...

Using a Circuit Training Approach for Improving Strength, Speed, and Agility at the Middle School Level

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS The middle school offers a unique environment where adolescents, specifically early adolescents (i.e., ages...