NFL Combine Series, Part 3, Vertical Jump

NFL Combine Series, Part 3, Vertical Jump
By: Steve Yahns, MS, CSCS, NASM-PESAssistant Director of Performance, Lead Methodology EducatorSpectrum Sports Performance Power Production Football is a game of power, without question. Primarily lower body power is essential and that is why next February’s NFL combine will place a lot of importance on the verticalRead more

NFL Combine Series, Part 2, Multi-Directional Drills

NFL Combine Series, Part 2, Multi-Directional Drills
By: Steve Yahns, MS, CSCS, NASM-PES Assistant Director of Performance, Lead Methodology Educator Spectrum Sports Performance WWW.SOURCEONEDIRECT.COM/CARDIFF/DIRECTORY/ The 5-10-5 drill, or called the pro agility, is a great test of lateral agility and rotational power, and is another test where combine scouters would like to see aRead more

The War on Fat Loss

The War on Fat Loss
By: Jonathan TaylorSports Performance Specialist Spectrum Sports Performance You must gain in order to lose! Many misconceptions exist pertaining to the subject of weight loss, being largely perpetuated by magazine articles, marketing, and misinformation. With so many opinions available on the topic, coming to the conclusion ofRead more

5 Lessons I’ve Learned in Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaching

By: Eric McGinnis, CSCSSports Performance Specialist, Rollins College Strength CoachSpectrum Sports Performance This is my first season working full-time for Spectrum Sports Performance. I’m currently assisting SSP President Will Hitzelberger with our athletic teams at Rollins College. I’m particularly excited about working in college athletics because myRead more

Energy System Development

Today's staff education was about Energy System Development (ESD) and how to integrate ESD into plyometrics, speed and agility, power and strength training for each specific sport. We defined the Anaerobic and Aerobic Systems and how different sports pull from both systems, but more importantly what theRead more

Pro Baseball Off-Season

Pro Baseball Off-Season
Our Baseball-specific program emphasizes the key components of power, rotation and explosive movements. Whether it’s improving your body composition, flexibility, strength, or speed, our team of specialists will design an individualized performance strategy aimed to improve your baseball performance. Baseball Performance Training with SSP will help takeRead more