Athletic Lab staff runs Conditioning Program at Carolina Railhawks Team Camp
The Carolina Railhawks are running a summer camp for area soccer teams and the Athletic Lab staff are running the conditioning portion of the camp. Every day this week over 120 athletes from 6 local high school teams meet at Wake Med soccer park for 4 hours of physical, mental and skill development. Athletic Lab staff start off the session each day with a warmup and athletic development session to develop speed, agility and explosive power. Athletic Lab is proud to be the official strength and conditioning center for the Carolina Railhawks.
Eric Broadbent adds USATF Level 2 certification
Athletic Lab sport performance coach Eric Broadbent successfully completed his USA Track & Field Level 2 certification in the jumping events. USATF’s level 2 certification is one of the more highly sought after coaches certifications in the country. This solidifies the Athletic Lab staff as the most qualified AND experienced athletic development staff in the Triangle area.
Although small in number (4), our staff is all about quality. The facts speak for themselves:
- Mike Young: PhD, MS, and BS in sport science fields, USATF Level 1, 2 and 3 certifications, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, author of 2 books, 2 book chapters and dozens of research and coaching articles; coach on staff of 6 NCAA National Championship teams; former school record setting Division I athlete and nationally ranked Olympic weightlifter; former member of U.S. Elite development team in skeleton; 15 years of coaching experience.
- Eric Broadbent: BS in Physical Education, USATF Level 1 and 2 certifications, certified as a USA Weightlifting Sport Performance Coach; multi-time collegiate All-American and school record holder in track and field; 2 time USATF National Championship qualifier; 4 years of coaching experience.
- Chris Garrett: BS, USATF Level 1 certification, certified as a USA Weightlifting Sport Performance Coach and personal trainer from the National Personal Training Institute; former Division I basketball player; Top 5 ranking as U.S. masters athlete in track and field; 3 years of coaching experience.
- Cate Young: BS, USATF Level 1 certification; former Division I athlete and school record holder; former member of U.S. Elite development team in skeleton; 4 years of coaching experience.
If you care about quality coaching there’s only one place in the Triangle to train for maximum results. Sign up for a free trial session at Athletic Lab to see how we can help you reach your potential.
FREE week of Training at Athletic Lab
If you’ve been wondering what it’s like to train at Athletic Lab but you haven’t taken the leap to try it out, we’ve got an offer for you. From now until the end of July, if you sign up for our usual free trial session we’ll give you two extra free sessions. That’s an entire free week of training at Athletic Lab with no pressure to sign up or commit to anything. Unlike your typical health club or sport performance center we don’t pressure you to sign up or con you in to a long-term commitment. We just need to get you to try it out because we’re confident that your results will speak for themselves. To take advantage of this offer sign up for your first free trial session before August.
Announcing August Speed Camp with REDUCED PRICE
We will be having another speed camp on August 16-21st. Classes will be 90 minutes long and teach athletes the best practices for training speed as well HOW to run fast mechanically. We will use state-of-the-art cameras to review video of each athlete to make the biggest possible improvements in running technique. Our average improvement for speed camp attendees is 0.16 seconds off of 10m time and 0.26 seconds off of 30m time (~ 0.3 off 40 yard time). You can learn more info about our speed camps and sign up HERE. If you want to get faster before the start of the school year sign up soon.
Friday 3:30 Scholastic Training Session Canceled on July 9
Our regular 3:30 pm Scholastic Training session tomorrow (July 10, 2010) will be canceled. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. All other scheduled classes including the Performance Fitness class at 5pm and Olympic Weightlifting class at 6pm will take place as planned.
Independence Day Hours at Athletic Lab
We’re kinda like that 24 hour drive through restaurant that never closes…except we’re better for you. Although we haven’t announced any changes many have asked whether we’ll be open or can change hours. So here it is:
All classes will begin at normally scheduled times other than the 7am Performance Fitness class and the 12pm TPI training session. The 7am Performance Fitness class will instead meet at 8am. Enjoy the great weather and we’ll see you Monday.