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Sports Training- James Smith Sounds Off

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Some Truths About Sports Training This is from my friend and mentor and former Pittsburgh sports training except, James Smith.  He’s since moved to Portugal to work with Ruby.  This is from a Q&A section from elitefts.com.  He goes by “The Thinker” because he wasn’t permitted by his employer to use his real name in […]

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Russian Ice Hockey verse the US Hockey System

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Are the Russians Doing a Better Job at Sports Performance Training(specifically hockey)? I know that USA Ice Hockey’s USDM is pretty good and that they are making strides to improve the quality of our sports performance training and ice hockey system throughout the entire country.  Below is an outline of the Russian Ice Hockey system.  As you […]

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What it takes to achieve success as an athlete!

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Sport Performance Training Secrets Reflecting back on this past summer and the sports performance training at Umberger Performance, some situations leave me smiling feeling really good about the effort and progress made by some of my athletes and other situations leave me with a bad taste in my mouth.  Don’t get me wrong, all of […]

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Young Athletes Experiencing Awesome Results!

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Youth Sports Training Programs Looks likes the youth sports training programs are working at Umberger Performance.  This is a results of consistent hard work on both Nathan and his parents.  At that age, it a combination of both doing it right. Testimonial from a football dad Got this in an email last evening…  Umberger Performance’s […]

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Do I Train Football Players?

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The statement of, “He doesn’t train football players, he only trains hockey players,” keeps coming up from the high school football players that I train. Well, I’ve trained several hundred Division 1 football players to answer that question directly. I guess my detractors are spreading this nonsense since I do not market to football players. […]

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Testimonial from a Collegiate Woman’s Lacrosse Coach

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I started working with Rachel Cibulas three years ago via our Fusion Workouts which is Umberger Performance’s version of a fitness bootcamp.  Being around our sports performance athletes, she observed how my sports training methodology was very unique in training athletes like athletes.  This evolved into many conversations about human performance and sports performance training, […]

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Mack with Some Motivation

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I personally feel that Richard “Mack” Machowicz was being humble around these professional athletes.  Lets face it, they play a game.  I’m not going to discredit the level of play of a professional athlete(they are the best in the world),  but that is a joke compared to being behind enemy lines performing secret missions.  Special Operators […]

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Umberger Performance featured on Jackets TV

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Sports Training on Blue Jackets TV Umberger Performance was featured during the intermission of the Blue Jackets Ice Hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.     They highlighted our sports training with various groups of athletes including our youth training sports programs. httpv://youtu.be/48qfbCSwFoQ Thanks to the Columbus Blue Jackets TV Production Team for taking the time to […]