Proven Performance

3 Mistakes High School Coaches Make in the Weight Room

Mistake Number 1- Not Enough Testing They don’t do enough testing. No, not strength testing! High School Coaches hammer the strength test. There is no movement screen, no performance testing, and no mental or emotional testing.  Coaches do an awesome job analyzing video from practice and games. They grade athletes and the team and design […]

Workouts for Soccer

Workouts for Soccer Athletes and Teams Performance Enhancement Soccer workouts should be designed around enhancing performance and analysis of the soccer athlete. Soccer workouts need to include power development which should include strengthening exercises. Soccer athletes are mainly single leg athletes. This means that training should resemble these movements. Lower Body Strengthening Exercises Lateral Step […]

10 Tips to Becoming a Great Team

Coaching Guide to Making A Great Team These tips to being a great team don’t require talent. They are what you can do to acquire that talent and create a culture that will produce in the worst of situations. You must put in the quality practice to receive that talent. Good teams are good because coaches work hard to […]

Movement Screen for Teams: The Overhead Squat

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSMovement Screen for Athletes: The Deep Squat Movement Screen for athletes are critical to insight in an athletes movement and motor patterns. We, MVP Training, Screen athletes for several different reasons. Sports Performance coaches most often miss these movement patterns or disfunction in motor […]

Barefoot Training for Teams

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSBarefoot Training for Teams There has been a lot of great research and improvement from barefoot training but just recently within the last few years there has been a much bigger focus on performance through athletics. It makes a ton of sense to those […]

What Makes Your Program So Special?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS“What makes your program so special?” or “What makes your program so different than what we currently are doing?” These are the questions that we currently need to answer in order to have a viable and growing business in order to help people. These are […]

Tips for Improving Weight Room Culture Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Tips for Improving Weight Room Culture In order to fix bad weight room culture first a coach must know there is such thing as a culture in the weight room. Culture in the weight room can be defined as a team’s personality. Work ethic, […]

Are We Causing More Injuries in the Weight Room? Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAre We Causing More Injuries in the Weight Room? The short answer is yes! Coaches must wake up and realize that what they do is causing the majority of the injury risk. Many coaches are increasing injuries rather than preventing them. One of the major […]

10 State Championships and counting

In the first 3 years of taking over strength and conditioning programs we have been very successful. 10 State Championshps and counting. But it’s not all about the success. It’s also about limiting injuries, and finding the best way for teams to be successful. We have helped teams reach the pinnacle of performance. By being […]