Plan for a Purposeful Pre-Season

August 15, 2021

While the fundamentals of the game haven't changed, the way basketball players at all levels train to enhance performance has changed greatly in the past 15 years. The game today requires true basketball athleticism - a unique combination of strength, power, agility, reaction, quickness, and conditioning. A basketball player's athleticism is the foundation of their entire...

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3 Moves to Maximize Your “Off Day” [Cheat Sheet]

April 10, 2020

Here's 3 mobility moves to make the most of your training so that you’re faster, stronger, and fitter when you go to your next training session. Think rest days are for resting? Then you’re doing them wrong. Now, I’m not saying you need to do an hour-long workout on your days...

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The Perfect Warm-Up

February 24, 2020

Knowing how to warm up effectively can be the difference between your players surviving the preseason and thriving in the regular season or your players stumbling through the season due to preventable injury. Traditional warmups take athletes through a series of static stretches. There’s value in traditional stretch-and-hold, or “static”...

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Foam Roller Flow Routine (FREE Cheat Sheet)

  Grab your foam roller and flow between 10 self-massage moves that hit your whole body.  This routine will help relieve muscle tightness, soreness, and inflammation, and increase your joint range of motion. Perform pre/post-workout or anytime of day. ===> DOWNLOAD [Foam Roller] Cheat Sheet Here’s how to do it:  Perform each...

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3 Reasons to Integrate VertiMax into Your Training

September 19, 2019

VertiMax is the leading vertical jump and speed training system currently being used by 70% of the NFL, 60% of the NBA, and 80% of Division I colleges across the country. Regardless of the sport, VertiMax elevates an athlete’s ability to generate force faster to create a more competitive athlete...

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Athletes Recovery

August 22, 2019

All athletes know the feeling of being sore, whether after an intense workout, a tough practice or a closely contested game. The discomfort that comes the morning after a tough physical bout when players step out of bed is called delayed onset muscle soreness. That pain is the result of...

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Sprint Technique – 10 Common Errors and Corrections

May 14, 2019

Whether you've been blessed with the ability to fly or not, speed is a skill that can be taught—and thus dramatically improved. It starts with learning and implementing proper running form and sprinting technique. Mastering proper sprint technique is perhaps the most immediate way to improve speed. Below are 10...

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Celebrating 10 years of Sports Performance Training!

April 8, 2019

At True Athlete Performance (TrueAP), we are both humbled and proud to be celebrating our 10th year serving Northern Virginia and Maryland as the leader in youth sports training! In the last decade, we have consistently sought to help athletes of all ages and skill levels not only improve their...

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