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February Recap: VertiMax On The Go!

In my experience, I’ve found that the biggest challenge with getting from..

How Does VertiMax Work? VertiMax Science and Research

The team at VertiMax gets emails and calls every day from coaches, athletes,..

Why Athletes Should Train on Game Day

Game-day performance | How are your athletes preparing for competition?

9 Tips For Training At Home

As an athlete, it can be extremely frustrating on those days when you can’t..

VertiMax : How to Market Your Training Program

A recent article in the Coal Valley News highlighted some of the..

High School Athletics | How to Connect with your Community

High school athletic programs and its leaders play an important role in the..

Strength & Conditioning Coaches and Experts Worth a Follow

There is a lot of information available (almost too much) on human..

Coaching Advice For High School Strength and Conditioning Coaches

Believe it or not, the community of high school strength and conditioning..

VertiMax Raptor | 5 Exercises to Try

VertiMax is changing the way athletes and coaches implement resistance..

5 Misconceptions About Using VertiMax

VertiMax has been around for almost 30 years! Throughout the years VertiMax..

Who Can Use VertiMax Speed Training Equipment?

Acceleration mechanics is an essential element of ground based sports..

Why VertiMax is a Great Speed Training System

Speed is required if you want to be a top athlete in any sport.  You need to..

Coaching Advice From High School Basketball Coaches

High School Basketball Season is coming fast! There are a lot of new coaches..

5 Ideas to Grow a Sports Performance Business

"Success isn't always about greatness. It's about consistency. Consistent..

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Youth

How do parents, coaches and teams encourage kids to adopt a health..

5 Reasons Teams Benefit From VertiMax Volleyball Training

I recently had the opportunity to help coach an afternoon practice with a..

A Basketball Training Guide for the Complete Athlete

This basketball training guide will help any age and any level athlete..

Keys To Buying The Right Sports Training Equipment

Whether you’re remodeling your old office into an at-home gym or you're a..

Top 20 Isometric Exercises for Static Strength Training

“Isometric exercises increase the target muscle’s time under tension, which..

The Hidden Battle: Mental Health In Sports

Mental illness is a hidden epidemic - That simple phrase speaks volumes...

How To Improve Agility With Resistance Training

No matter what sport you’re in, you most likely will have to work on your ..

NBA Pro Basketball Training with VertiMax

Whether you’re playing for your local rec league, high school or have made..

Volleyball Training Program Guide for Volleyball Results

This volleyball training program will help any age and any level athlete..

Vive Episode 09 Jay Hyber and Brett Kuehn — Insights into NHSSCA

 

A resource for high school strength training coaches

Jay Hyber and Brett..

Ultimate Guide to Marketing a Fitness & Performance Facility: PT IV

To finish off this series, let's talk social media marketing.

Ultimate Guide to Marketing a Fitness & Performance Facility: PT III

Let's talk tangible marketing efforts. In the final two parts, I'll give you..

Are You Building or Breaking Athletes? (The Block Zero Concept)

If you’re in any way involved with prescribing performance training to..

VertiMax V8 & V8 EX: Athletic Development Tools For Your Toolbox

“It’s pretty amazing how much space you can create after you do a couple..

VertiMax Raptor is One of the Best Sports Performance Training Tools

VertiMax Raptor Changes the Sports Performance Training Game

VertiMax has..

5 Habits Of A Successful High School Strength Training Program

Over the past 5 years, I've had the opportunity to visit high school..

5 Building Blocks for a Quality Basketball Athletic Training Program

Success doesn’t happen overnight, and it takes the right pieces all working..

Coaching Tips : 5 ways To Create Buy-In

There isn’t a formula or book on effective coaching you can read that gives..

7 Speed Training Drills You Should be Doing

Speed kills.  Here are 7 speed training drills you should be doing.

8 Drills To Increase Vertical Jump To Become More Explosive

Exerting maximal force in minimal time is having explosive strength and..

Vive Episode 08 Angelo James — Systems to Be a Better Coach

 

 

Process planning will change your life and career

 

Angelo James is the..

Traits of a Successful Strength and Conditioning Coach

“I am far from an expert and I still have a lot to learn even after more..

5 Reasons For a Coach to Invest In NHSSCA & High School Athletics

“The training environment goes beyond athletic performance. It teaches..

THE VertiMax App Is Here!

Team VertiMax is excited to announce the VertiMax App has launched ! Over..

Expanding your Four Walls

Small group training and functional training are 2 of the top 10 trends in..

Ultimate Guide to Marketing a Fitness & Performance Facility: PT II

Earlier this week I launched part 1 of this 4 part marketing series. You can..

Four Factors of Functional Fitness Success

HIIT and Functional Fitness Training have been noted as 2 of the top 10..

Ultimate Guide to Marketing a Fitness & Performance Facility: PT I

This is Part 1 of a 4 Part marketing journey dedicated to the success of..

The 5 Keys to Sports Performance Programming Success
Sports performance research, application, and coaching philosophies are..
Vive Episode 06 Chris Gorres — Coaching the Best Professional Athletes

 

Personal training needs to be personalized.

 

Chris Gorres is well-known..

Your Role as a Parent in Sports

The drama, the action, the suspense - I'm not talking about The Sopranos -..

5 Step Guide to Building and Optimizing A Sports Performance Facility

It’s become a big box gym norm now to add in some sort of niche to their..

5 Reasons Why High Schools Need An Athletic Period

Over the last 10 years, high schools across the country have adopted a class..

Follow the Leader: 3 Steps to Cultivating a Culture of Excellence

Every athletic program or performance facility has a culture. Whether you..

Follow The Leader: Daily Non Negotiables of Top Industry Professionals

It's not easy finding time to do everything on your to do list. There are..

Vive Episode 05 Kerry Bennett — Beast Bus, A Unique Business Model

 

 A mobile sport performance facility that brings the best equipment  ..

Hey Coach, Who's Your Coach?

You put your entire being into the success of your athletes. You focus on..

5 Keys to Building a Relationship With Your Athletes

“A common mistake among those who work in sport is spending a..

Why Youth Athletes Should Play Multiple Sports

A hot topic and debate in youth sports is that youth athletes should not..

Nutrition 101: High School Athletics

"Without a deliberate nutritional strategy, people are more likely to gain..

How to Train Athletes to Perform at a Higher Level

 

How do you train athletes to be the best and perform at a higher level? 

..

5 Things To Enhance Your Coach-Athlete Communication

Effective communication is essential in all aspects of life and just as..

Vive Episode 03 Ryan Bishel — How to Be Better

 

Ryan Bishel is the Athletic Director of Champion's Quest, varsity and..

Vive Episode 02 Micah Kurtz - Strength And Conditioning as a Success Tool

 

Micah Kurtz is the Director of Sports Performance and Assistant Athletic..

Vive Episode 01 Vinny Scollo - Bringing Sports Performance Facilities to Commercial Spaces

Vinny Scollo is the Gold's Gym Sports Performance Director and Regional..

Pro Trainers Drive Clients To Your Business

Deliver Speed & Vertical Gains That Drive Clients To Your Business

 

 

Is the Juice Worth The Squeeze? Coach Edition

I've been seeing a lot of conversation lately about the details and..

What You Should Know Before Opening Your Own Fitness or Performance Facility

Opening your own business is not easy and it’s even harder if don’t have any..

Why a Movement Assessment is Important Before Training your Clients or Athletes

Movement ability is often overlooked prior to fitness and sports performance..

Sales and Marketing For Sports Performance Facilities

In this article I'm going to break down in it's simplest form Sales and..

10 Practical Ways To Promote Your Athletic Program

High school athletic programs and its leaders play an important role in the..

The Number One Continuing Education Event EVERY Coach Needs To Attend

For the last week I was out in Los Angeles visiting with some of our..

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Interns

Internships are the norm in our world. Whether it be in the private sector..

The Keys to Being a Successful High School Athletic Director

High school athletic directors have their hands full with hiring coaches,..

5 Must Haves For Your Sports Performance Business

I recently had the opportunity to hear from a panel of sports performance..

The Latest Trends On High School Sports Training This Summer Where And How

For most high school students’ summer is about late nights and sleeping in,..

Top 5 High School Sports Performance Trends in 2018

I get to speak to high school coaches and administrators daily that have a..

Full-Time Strength & Conditioning Coaches are Essential for Every High School

There are over 8 million high school athletes in the U.S. and about 480,000..

Vertimax Resistance Bands For Speed Training

OK, not really. Save your traditional bands, but when it comes to training..

10 VertiMax Drills You're Not Doing

Here are 10 VertiMax exercises to add to your toolbox to help any age..

The NHSSCA National Conference

Every day across the world coaches wake up with a mission of helping student..

The War For Talent In High School Athletics

I went to a private catholic prep school in high school. In my estimation,..

Field of Dreams Was a Movie

“If you build it, they might not come.” I actually think that's one of the..

A Case for Education Reform

An Investment in Knowledge Pays the Best Interest - Benjamin Franklin

Wanna Become a World Famous Chef?

This past weekend I took my wife to one of those date night cooking classes...

Perform Better Summit's Popularity Reflects Functional Training Trends

If you’ve visited your local gym in the past six months, you’ve probably..

Industry Insights From Three Sports Performance Coaches

While working with VertiMax in the sports performance business, I’ve had the..

Sports Performance Is Changing…For the Better

Athletes are now beginning their journey of building agility, speed,..

Why Parents Should Understand Youth Sports Performance

It’s fair to say that the majority of high school athletes begin their..

VertiMax Summit

VertiMax is hosting...And You’re Invited.

3 Things That Can Help You Be a Better Basketball Coach

You don’t have to be a basketball aficionado to know the ruthless..

Why Aren't All Strength & Conditioning Programs Prestigious?

Listen, I understand there’s not one single “secret sauce” in the perfect..

Athletic Programs Face Challenges as Training Becomes More Prominent

Participation in high school athletics has been increasing year over year..

The VertiMax Secret

There seems to be a bit of a misconception going around the industry right..

NHSSCA National Convention Highlights Why Coaches Matter Now More Than Ever

If you played sports growing up, odds are you probably had a coach that..

Communication Breakdown: The High School Strength Coach, The Parent and The Private Sports Performance Coach

The high school athlete wants to be successful in their respective sport as..

5 Problems Athletic Directors Are Having To Overcome In Their Program

Participation in high school athletics continues to grow rapidly. Per the ..

High School Strength & Conditioning Programs Must Invest In The Now & Future

The responsibility of preparing high school athletes for collegiate level..

How to Run Faster?

There’s a science to learning how to run faster. Regardless of age, size, or..

11 NFL Football Practice Drills with the VertiMax Raptor
The VertiMax Raptor is quickly being adopted by elite athletes everywhere...
Inside Training Tips for NFL Combine Drills

The season is over. The stadiums have all gone quiet. Awards have been..

MMA Skills and Drills

The VertiMax V8 has been a fixture among some of the best MMA fighters, but..

Leading Vertical Jump Training System

Maximum Jump Performance With The VertiMax Vertical Jump Training System

 

Lacrosse Training

Develop Superior On-Field Speed

Individual Athlete

If you’re looking for a home training system to take your athletic power,..

5 Vertimax Track and Field Exercises

Track and field is one of the purest sports – it truly is a test of how far..

HOW TO SERVICE YOUR UNIT
Maintenance & Repair Videos

VertiMax products are built and designed to last..

4 Vertimax Group Exercises Guaranteed to Get Results

One of the things that sets Vertimax apart from other training technologies..

5 Off-Season Training Mistakes That Are Holding Back Your High School Athletes

Coaches know that off-season training is just as important as the training..

Latavius Murray's Intense Preparation

Raider's RB Latavius Murray's intense preparation in E. Syracuse for NFL..

Track Training

Track Field Training, Explosive Power & Speed Training With VertiMax

Team Training

Team Training on VertiMax

This video shows how 3 athletes can all complete..

VertiMax Soccer Training Testimonial

VertiMax Soccer Training Drills Develop Superior Speed & Kicking Power

 

Tips for a Successful Vertical Jump Training Program

So you want to learn how to jump higher?  Two key areas to remember for a..

Volleyball Defense Drills

VertiMax provides the most advanced jump training and speed training system..

Best High-Performance Youth Basketball Training Drills

Whether you're coaching year-round basketball clinics, summer youth camps,..

Effective Fundraising Strategies for High School Athletics

High school athletic departments often find themselves in need of new..

Basketball Skills Training: 7 Exercises to Improve Jump and Agility

In basketball, having a strong vertical jump and flash-like agility isn’t an..

Alan Stein

The VertiMax & Basketball Trainer Alan Stein: A Winning Combination

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A Pro's Guide to Running a Faster Mile

Are you looking to shave time off your mile? You are not alone. For both..

Byron Jones Broad Jump Record

12 ft 3 in = New World Record in the Broad Jump

CB Byron Jones broad jump..

7 Speed And Strength Training Exercises to Improve Explosiveness

Explosive power: it sounds cool, but what is it, and how do you develop it?..

A Coaches Expansive Guide to Soccer Training Equipment

Being a coach isn’t just pep talks and organizing practice.

Why Focusing on Strength Training in High School Athletes Makes all the Difference

High school athletes can be an inspiring, if frustrating, bunch to work..

5 Basic Soccer Drills for Training Anywhere and Anytime

When teaching soccer tips for beginners, you’ll need to have the flexibility..

The Raptor Revolutionizes Basic Agility and Conditioning Drills

"The Raptor revolutionizes the basic agility and conditioning drills our..

Coach Video Series

Welcome To VertiMax - Taking Athletic Performance To The Next Level

Best Youth Agility Training Workouts

Regardless of the sport, speed and agility training exercises are essential..

8 Best Agility Training Exercises

Agility training exercises help improve speed, explosive power,..

Best Year Round Soccer Training Program For Conditioning

The best athletes take breaks. Finding time to let the body heal is key to..

Carlin Isles - world rugby's fastest man

Rugby sprint tips from one of the fastest men on the World Rugby Sevens..

5 Quick Soccer Training Drills for Faster, More Explosive Players

Sometimes, you need to switch-up your training program and sometimes, you..

7 Most Effective Soccer Drills for Kids

Teaching basic soccer training and age appropriate soccer drills for kids is..

Speed and Agility Training Program Tips for High Performance Players

If you are looking to unlock your performance, an intense speed and agility..

How Vertimax Helps Physical Therapy Patients Recovery

Every athlete knows what being injured is like: not fun. Making a solid..

Basketball Shooting Training: 7 Drills to Improve Shooting Average

Shooting: It’s the obvious way your players are going to win a game...

Vertical Jump Training

Maximum Vertical Jump Training With VertiMax

 

 

Good Enough For Duke Good Enough For You?

The Duke University Blue Devils are an icon in American collegiate sports...

How to Run Faster in Soccer: A Comprehensive Guide

Speed is an essential component of any sport. However, it's a bit more..

How To Develop Leg Muscles to Run Faster

Olympic sprinters make running look easy. It’s almost as if they don't have..

Offseason Basketball Training Featuring Alan Stein

Pro basketball trainer and owner of Stronger Team, Alan Stein, has worked..

How to Run Faster in Football with 7 Football Training Drills

The football field is only 100 yards long and 53.33 yards wide. The faster a..

5 Basketball Training Drills to Drastically Improve Your Game

A great portion of training is designed to improve the physical strength..

Best Agility Workouts for High-Performance Athletes

Training for agility and explosive speed should be the ultimate goal of an..

Elastic Bands

VertiMax: Revolutionizing Elastic Exercise Bands & Resistance Band Equipment

Training Course

VertiMax Pre-Certification Video Course

The following 8 videos are a..

Top Benefits of Agility Training for Athletes

Agility is our body’s ability to be fast and nimble, change direction, and..

The Art Of 'VertiMax-Ing' Out

Plateaus. In sports, and in life, we all run into them. No matter how hard..

PHYSICAL THERAPY AND REHABILITATION

Sports Rehab and Injury Prevention

 

 

VertiMax Raptor is the Ultimate Pro Football Training Equipment

The VertiMax Raptor is quickly being adopted by professional and elite..

How Pro Athletes Train to Get Their Competitive Edge

Being a professional athlete is no joke. While most people leave the office..

5 Basketball Strength Training Drills Used By Pro Coaches And Trainers

There may be dozens of methodologies and techniques, but we can all agree on..

Point Guard Workout Guide

Becoming a great point guard is a mixture of physical conditioning, ball..

Elite Athletes Need Elite Equipment

How VertiMax will Change Your Game.

Game Changing Abilities That Make a Difference On the Court

Why Vertimax Develops Game Changing Abilities That Make A Difference On The..

How to Reduce Your Athlete's’ Risk of Injury While Improving Their Game

Youth coaches and professional trainers alike have to play a balancing act..

Volleyball Training Equipment

Volleyball Training Equipment

Exercises To Improve Jumping And Defensive..

Superior Speed Performance

How To Run Faster: Advanced Speed Training with VertiMax

 

 

Golfing & The VertiMax Advantage

The terms 'explosive' and 'powerful' are often associated with sports known..

Weekend Full of Knowledge and Team Development
Press ReleaseOctober 7-8, 2017VertiMax Summit 2017Jessie Ehren – VertiMax..
Workouts and Training Tips from Pro Athletes Using Vertimax

Vertimax is the leading exercise technology company for professional..

4 VertiMax Football Wide Receiver Drills

If you play or coach football at any level, you’ve probably already heard of..

Vertimax Customer Spotlight with Richard Pellarano

Interviewer: Can you tell me about what you are doing in the Miami area,..

Vertimax Customer Spotlight with John Elliot of Quakes Baseball Academy

Creating a world class baseball training program isn’t easy. Building one..

Vertimax Customer Spotlight: Chris Gorres of Onyx Elite

Chris Gorres is a Washington D.C. based athletic trainer who works with..

Vertimax Customer Spotlight Erik Kaloyanides

Erik Kaloyanides opened the doors to Athletic Evolution in 2005. Nestled..

VertiMax Announces Expansion

VertiMax, World Leader in Sports Performance, Functional and Rehabilitative..

So You Want To Know How To Jump Higher

For years and years, athletes have wanted to know how to jump higher. For..

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