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Balance Training, Stupid Training or Worthwhile?

This is an article that I author for elitefits.com.  Here’s the link for the direct article on their site. Stupid Training Tools: Balance Training TAGS: Ralph Mann, motor learning, Todd Hardgrove, rear elevated split squat, balance training, stupid training tools,Scott Umberger, physical preparation, coach, injury, athlete Before I begin, I’d like to clarify that this […]

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High School Football Combine for College Recruiting Camps

Football Combine for College Camps Are you attending a “recruiting” college football camp this summer as a high school sophomore or junior and trying to earn a college scholarship?   If you are being recruited, there may be 15-20 options this summer.   How many camps are you going to? Can you find the time or the money […]

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Craig Adams “Ironman” streak continues for Penguins….

Ice Hockey Training is paying off for Adams.  Great to see Craig Adams getting some credit for his “Ironman” consistency. (The article is also below) Both he and RJ Umberger do what they need to do in the offseason with their sports performance training and are meticulous with their preparation during the season.  Take away […]

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Personal Training and Sports Performance Training interview #2 with Push Strength in Toronto.

Matt finishes up picking Scott’s brain about the personal training and sports performance training his athletes experience in Pittsburgh, Pa. Interview with Scott Umberger – Part 2 Posted on February 4, 2014 by Matt Kuzdub I’ll be honest with you, the previous blog post with Scott Umberger from Umberger Performance was just a teaser. If you really want to know what Scott […]

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Ice Hockey Coaches Want Athletes


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Ice Hockey- Athletes Wanted If I said it once, I’ve said it 100 times that ice hockey players should also be athletes not specialist.  Early specialization impedes the development of athletic ability which impedes sports performance down the road.  It also in the cause of easily avoided over use injuries as stated here in a recent article the I […]

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Strength Training = hard work?

Strength Training Made Easy? For those of you that know of Buddy Morris, you know that strength doesn’t come easy nor does improving sports performance.  He’s the Godfather of the strength coach world despite growing into a coach of physical preparation.  He has some interesting thoughts and they are a big “controversial” actually hard hitting about […]

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Cutting Edge Sports Performance Training…. and Recovery!

What’s more important,  Sports Performance Training or Recovery? The million dollar question: What’s more important,  Sports Performance Training or Recovery? Some that’s like the age old question, “What came first, the chicken or the egg?”  Omega Wave is a tool that being used by the brilliant and open minded physical preparation and fitness coaches to […]

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Sports Training- James Smith Sounds Off

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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