Registration is Open for ‘Fall 2’ Programs

Register by 10/17 and save 20% with code: fall20 True Athlete Performance is committed to improving the athleticism and confidence of our local student-athletes by providing a safe, fun, skill-based experience for kids ages 8 to 18 years old.  So if your athlete is looking to jump higher, move faster,...

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Your Season is Over…Now What?

Quick Tips to Re-Charge After Your Season. If your sport season is coming to a close, it can be tempting to attack the weight room with new enthusiasm. But while you may be itching to hit the ground running, it’s important to take some time for to reflect, rest and...

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7 Lame Excuses

Adults...this one's for you. Whenever we don’t want to do something like exercising we tend to think of creative excuses to get ourselves out of it. Excuses serve a simple purpose: to relieve some of the guilt associated with not doing whatever it was we said we were going to do....

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Developing Mental Toughness in Young Athletes

One of the greatest compliments an athlete can get is the label "mentally tough." Mental toughness isn’t a quality people are born with. Rather, mental toughness is a skill. Just like any other skill it can be learned. Coaches and parents are in an ideal position to help young athletes develop...

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Plan for a Purposeful Pre-Season

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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The Perfect Warm-Up

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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4 Movements to Add to Your Warmup

There’s a drill that takes just six seconds to perform, but yields significant speed, power and agility benefits. This high-speed exercise is called “rapid response” because you’ll move faster than ever before in your training.  Want to improve quickness on the field? Rapid response. Want to make sharper cuts on...

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5 Ways to Instantly Become a Worse Athlete

Follow these 5 easy steps, and you’ll be well on your way to becoming a slower, weaker, burned-out athlete. 1. Don’t Sleep Arguably the easiest step to becoming a worse athlete, don’t get enough sleep! Most already do this without even trying. But while sleep is important for human beings in...

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Basic Nutrition for Sports Performance

Young athletes have very unique demands – school, sports, and training. There is a way to improve each of those 3 things – FUEL the body with proper nutrition! ===> DOWNLOAD [Daily Meal Guideline] Cheat Sheet Here's some more specific nutrition tips for Young Athletes... Carbohydrates Carbohydrates should be the staple...

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10 Most Common Problems with Sprint Form and How to Correct It

Common Problems and Corrections of Sprint Form: Problem: Upward Emphasis or Not Swinging Arms Back Far Enough. Correction: Have the athlete pretend he/she is holding a hammer in each hand and pounding nails into a wall directly behind him/her. Main Point: The faster the arm is swung backward, the faster...

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