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Acceleration Training: The Sled Push

Acceleration Training: The Sled Push

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-November 11th, 2015- In team sports, Speed Kills. More important than maximum speed though is acceleration. We teach specific acceleration running technique at TheDA. We don’t just put cones down and say run there as fast as you can. We break down the athletes technique stride by stride to improve their ability to apply force. […]

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Perfecting the Chin Up

-November 6th, 2015- The Chin Up is easily one of the least favourites of our athletes. It’s tough and requires great strength relative to your bodyweight. Physics play a big role in Chin Ups, as taller athletes with longer levers are at a disadvantage. Below is a video of Jaclyn demonstrating a proper ChinUp, as […]

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What Is TheDA Difference? The 4 E’s!

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-October 29th, 2015- What is The Dynamic Athlete Difference? It’s our coaching. While our training programs are proven to work as evidenced by our athletes, what really makes the difference is our coaching philosophy and it’s a system I created called The 4 E’s. Many of you may know I’m a tiny bit of a […]

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The McConvey Brothers Fall Highlights

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-February 26th, 2015- Jonathon and Thomas McConvey started training with us at The Dynamic Athlete at the beginning of January and have been dedicated. Due to their dedication and hard work they have been getting great results. They attend the legendary St. Mike’s (I may be biased as I went there as well) and play […]

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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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