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Elite Offensive Skills Camp Highlights

[caption id="attachment_5678" align="alignleft" width="4000"] DCIM100MEDIADJI_0196.JPG[/caption]                             Our 4th annual Brader/Persa Elite Offensive Skills Camp was outstanding.  The camp featured athletes from more than 30 schools from throughout Eastern PA and Western New Jersey.  Our featured guest/coach was former NFL defensive back Aaron Beasley.  Along with Aaron, former...

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5 Minute Acceleration Deceleration Circuit

https://youtu.be/g9CuNSr46BE Most injuries occur when an athlete accelerates or decelerates.  Because of this, we try to work on linear and lateral acceleration drills daily at FASST Performance.  Our focus is on quality of reps rather than training duration.  This keeps the athletes focused, motivated, and allows...

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The Inner Citadel

We are not born with mental toughness.  Mental toughness is a learned behavior that we forge everyday of our lives.  We can either breakdown when times are tough or we can break through.  The Stoics called this the Inner Citadel.  The fortress that lies inside...

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Are Your Dreams Greater Than Your Grind?

I field tons of emails, calls, and messages through social media everyday.  Most of these emails are from athletes from throughout the region wanting to workout at my facility.  These young people tell me how anxious they are to begin and how they want to...

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What are Your Expectations?

Everyday I'm fortunate to have the opportunity to make a change.  Make a change in young people's lives and influence them.  Yesterday I was working with a team and noticed a couple of our athletes hiding out looking to skip the warm up laps.  If...

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What Are We Teaching?

When I was growing up, I was taught toughness. I’m not talking about the type of toughness that called for beating up kids in the neighborhood but good old fashioned toughness. Work hard, don’t make excuses, and find a way to win. My father was...

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Snatch Barbell Warm Up

If you're an athlete looking to improve your explosiveness, the Barbell Snatch is one of the best exercises.  This is a very complex movement that takes a tremendous amount of work to master.  Here is a great warm up for those who already have the...

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Core Stability Exercises for Athletes

Being able to stabilize yourself in a dynamic environment is a key component to athletic success.  Stability is integral to improved balance, power, and overall performance.  It is tough to replicate the demands an athlete will face on the field but we do our best to...

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