Posts Tagged: performance

Golf Fitness- Building Durability

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This past weekend we got see Tiger return to golf. There’s almost a zero chance I would have watched it if he wasn’t playing. Rickie Fowler’s 61 and front nine 28 just don’t really seem to matter. The Big Cat is back and he looked good. Rusty, but good. The most impressive thing that I […]

What’s the Rush?

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This weekend I was having a good conversation with a coach of Easton Youth Baseball. He has been coaching for a long time and really understands the sport. We were talking a little bit about overuse, field sizes, and development. I remember when I finished Little League and moved to the Babe Ruth League. We […]

Golf Fitness Should Not be Conditional

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As I am writing this, Tiger is 3 hours away from returning to competition. The golf world is buzzing for his return. I am excited to see him back out there. I know some people are just writing him off. Either way he is good for golf. All of the coverage this week is surrounding […]

Elements of a Sports Performance Program

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Sports performance is what we specialize in at Evolution Sports Performance in Easton. But what does that even mean? Sports performance is a type of fitness but fitness does not qualify as sports performance. This can get confusing for a lot of people to understand since most of their experience is with fitness. Generally, fitness […]

5 Tips for Developing Explosiveness

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What is explosiveness? I guess it really depends on who you ask. Explosiveness doesn’t really mean anything in terms of sports performance but it does have a meaning to parents and coaches. Explosive athletes can have the following qualities Sprint fast Change direction quickly Throw hard Swing hard Shoot fast All of those things are […]

Getting the Most Out of the Golf Offseason

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We have turned the clocks back and the weather is getting colder. I did get to play on Friday which was in the 70’s but this morning was a nice 29. Needless to say, the season is winding down. This is when planning the off season becomes important. What many golfers will do is wait […]

Training Strengths and Weaknesses

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This past summer we went to a conference as a staff. The first presenter that we went to was highly regarded in the field with a lot of experience training. His topic was about different types of training that a lot of people had not quite adopted yet. In his talk he mentioned that someone […]

Training for High Level Performance

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A lot of times when I talk about training it is to improve performance. It does and it is really important for playing well. Some athletes do not think that they need training because they are already good. Everyone is entitled to their opinion. Everyone is also entitled to be wrong. I was speaking with […]

Golfer’s Need for Speed

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There is one thing that I have consistently seen among golfers who hit the ball far and those who do not. Golfers that lack distance off of the tee seem to have a longer, slower swing. This makes sense since the slower the swing, the slower the club head speed. Less speed = less distance. […]

8 Ways to do Cardio

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Cardio is one of the most controversial words in fitness. Depending on who you talk to, the range goes from only cardio to none at all. Whatever side that someone is on is the side that they are going to relentlessly defend. The reason for this is that cardio is misunderstood. One of our athletes […]