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Oakville, Ontario
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About Sean Holmes

The owner and Head Strength Coach of The Dynamic Athlete is Sean Holmes. Sean is also the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Toronto Rock and a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and a youth speed and agility specialist (YSAS).

Core Training for Lacrosse

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-October 9th, 2014-      The core is a very overused and misunderstood term. It is often just used interchangeably with abs. While your abdominals are part of your core, there are many more muscles involved in your core. The core is the most important area for a lacrosse player to develop. It is responsible for […]

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#TankTopTuesday For The High Performance Lacrosse Group

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-March 26th, 2014- It’s the last week of the 8 week High Performance Lacrosse Camp with Dan Dawson so we decided to have a little fun. It was #TankTopTuesday where the boys were to wear a tank top for the workout with the best one winning a brand new Under Armour head. Like last year’s […]

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Lacrosse Testing: How Do You Compare? (Part 2)

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-November 26th, 2013- On September 21st 148 lacrosse players involved with the Toronto Rock Elite League were put through an NLL style Combine. There were 5 tests in total and when combined provide a great athletic profile of each athlete. Part 1 examined the 3 Performance Tests. The other 2 tests were Movement Screens and […]

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Lacrosse Testing: How Do You Compare? (Part 1)

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-October 18th, 2013- On September 21st 148 lacrosse players involved with the Toronto Rock Elite League were put through an NLL style Combine. There were 5 tests in total and when combined provide a great athletic profile of each athlete. Three of the tests measured Sports Performance qualities related directly to lacrosse performance including linear […]

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Youth Training: The Truth About Resistance Training

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-September 4th. 2013- Every so often I get asked whether or not resistance training is safe for young athletes. The reasoning always being that it may be dangerous and stunt the athletes growth. One time I was training an athlete only to find out after our warm up and speed work that his parents have […]

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Michael Moriyama Summer 2013 Highlight Video

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-August 7th, 2013- I posted earlier in the summer that Michael Moriyama was receiving some great reviews about his play at some high profile tournaments including the Nike Blue Chip and Adrenaline Black Card. Well here’s video to show us why! Mike’s been training at TheDA often this summer and it’s a great to see […]

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Dalton Follows and Mike Moriyama Showcasing Well in the US

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-July 2nd, 2013- The summer recruiting tournaments and camp season is well underway right now and so far a few athletes that train at The Dynamic Athlete have been receiving great reviews south of the border. Dalton Follows got a nice shout-out on Inside Lacrosse from Ty Xanders after the Adrenaline Lacrosse Black Card Showcase. […]

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Proper Nutrition for Young Athletes Starts with the Parent

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-May 7, 2013- “You Can’t Out-Train a Poor Diet!” This is one of my favourite quotes. You can train hard 4 days a week for up to 8 hours doing all the right things in the gym. But if you stop at McDonalds on your way home, you’ll never get the results you SHOULD be […]

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High Performance Lacrosse Camp Ends

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-April 8th, 2013- Last week marked the end of the 8 Week Reebok High Performance Lacrosse Camp featuring Dan Dawson. Not only did the athletes see some incredible results up in the weight room, but Dan and myself noticed a significant improvement in their play on the turf as well. We were blessed with a […]

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The Dawson’s 100lbs DB Bench Press

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-March 29th, 2013- Last week the 90 and 100lbs Dumbbells I bought over 2 months ago finally arrived at The Dynamic Athlete. Last night the atmosphere of the High Performance athletes training hard inspired Paul Dawson to christen the 100lbs which had yet to be lifted. With a warm up that even regular commercial gym […]

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