Drive your arms to increase speed

Read Time: 1 Minute Drive your arms to increase speed Drive your arms to increase speed Mark Keil, CSCS June 22, 2022 The arms play a vital role in speed production. And failure to drive the arms can not only cost you speed, but also energy.    However, simply moving the arms is not enough.…

Pitch Count Restrictions

Read Time: 5 Minutes Pitch count Restrictions Pitch Count Restrictions Betsy, Athletic Trainer June 13, 2022 Nolan Ryan once said “you have to be open-minded. Closed minds don’t make progress.” The game of baseball has changed immensely over the last few decades. No longer are we producing upcoming generations of multi-sport athletes, but rather single-sport…

Foam Rolling – Is it Eye Wash?

Read Time: 5 Minutes Foam Rolling – is it eye wash? Foam rolling – is it eye wash? Mark Keil, CSCS May 20, 2022 Have you ever thought to yourself: ‘What’s the purpose of Foam Rolling?’; ‘Is this actually worth the little time I have with my athletes?’; ‘Does Foam Rolling even do anything?’.   Hopefully…

How often can we have Team Workouts?

Read Time: 5 Minutes How often can we have team workouts? how often can we have team workouts? Mark Keil, CSCS May 19, 2022 We’re often asked, ‘How often can I have my athletes work out?’. And we get it – you want your team train hard 1) so they won’t be fatigued in practices…

What is Sport Specific Training?

Read Time: 5 Minutes What is Sport Specific Training? What is sport specific training? Mark Keil, CSCS May 10, 2022 In the roughly 10 years I’ve been in and around Strength and Conditioning, I’ve noticed that people are either adamant about Sport Specific Training or they think it’s hog wash.  Having worked with several collegiate…

The exercises your athletes should be doing

Read Time: 5 Minutes The exercises your athletes should be doing The exercises your athletes should be doing Mark Keil, CSCS May 10, 2022 The Plank  Muscles Targeted: The plank incorporates many muscles, but it particularly focuses on the Transverse Abdominis, Rectus Abdominis, and the Obliques (internal and external).   Application to Sport: The plank…

Press Release

Tulsa, OK (July 1, 2021) Athletes have a new way to train with the newly released training platform, SportStrength – a comprehensive strength and conditioning program designed to prepare athletes for collegiate and professional sports.  The athlete selects their sport and SportStrength pairs them with a program unique to their selection. They are then guided…

Hip Mobility & Sports Performance

Read Time: 7 Minutes Hip Mobility & Sports Performance Hip Mobility & Sports Performance Ryan Pittman & Mark Keil, CSCs February 10, 2021 Running, jumping, sprinting – they all start with the hip. This single joint is responsible for initiating just about every lower-body movement. So, it should go without saying that hip mobility is…