EFP provides sports performance services for boys & girls ages 10 and older that enhances performance on the field by developing dynamic athleticism.
Six Components of a Dynamic Athlete
In order to become the complete athlete, players need to be physiologically and psychologically fit.
A physiologically fit athlete should have premier cardiorespiratory function, muscular strength and endurance, neuromotor skills, and range of motion of necessary joints in their specific sport. Each session targets these areas in an innovative approach, measuring and improving the athlete's aerobic capacity, along with using resistance training while performing sport-specific movements, developing yoga-type flexibility movements to increase range of motion, and proper running technique to maximize efficiency.
To become a premier athlete, mental toughness is just as crucial. It could be the difference in winning or losing a game. EFP will provide services in each session that improve the athlete's focus, awareness, confidence, and behavioral control.
Nutritional guidance is also imperative for any physiologically fit athlete. Just like an engine needs fuel to function, so does the body. Athletes should be consuming top-quality fuel to improve mechanical efficiency. Here at EFP, we provide personalized nutritional guidance to help athletes maximize performance.
What to expect throughout an EFP program/package:
- A VO2max field assessment to measure the athlete's aerobic capacity
- Anaerobic assessments to assess anaerobic capacity
- Muscular strength and endurance assessments
- Flexibility assessments
- HR monitoring to physiologically assess target intensity required to improve aerobic and anaerobic endurance
- Dynamic resistance training using sport-specific movements
- Yoga-type flexibility movements to improve ROM
- Innovative exercises to improve the six skill-related components of the "complete athlete"
- Combining dribbling, passing, and shooting techniques/drills with the speed,agility, power, coordination, reaction-time, and balance exercises
- Proper running technique to maximize efficiency
- Conditioning targeting improvements in aerobic and anaerobic capacity
- Resistance workouts to increase upper body, core, and lower body strength and endurance
- Nutritional guidance
- Psychological guidance improving the athlete's mental toughness and focus
Insight into high-school, collegiate, and professional conditioning assessments (Most, if not all high-school, collegiate, and professional athletes will need to pass a fitness test in order to play)
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ALL SPORTS PERFORMANCE TRAINING SESSIONS ARE HELD AT RIVERSIDE PARK UNLESS MODIFIED UPON AGREEMENT
2001 Monroe Avenue NE | Grand Rapids, MI 49505