Athletic Performance Training

Next Level Sports Performance Long Term Athletic Development Program delivers a comprehensive physical development pathway for youth athletes. Our programming is intended to progress each individual athlete over the course of the season while building in complexity and intensity with each year.  Our mission is to enhance holistic athletic performance at any age through appropriate means and layering new challenges for continued development of sport specific abilities throughout the athlete’s entire career.

All athletes will begin and end each season with a biomechanical analysis to determine global and sport specific strengths and weaknesses. Sprinting and jumping assessments via force plate and high speed video will be used to identify specific kinetic factors in need of development as well as help identify potential injury risks relative to each athlete’s sporting activity. Each athlete will be provided with an individual report at the beginning and end of each season.
 
Our classes intentionally overlap two or more developmental stages to account for individual differences. All athletes programs will be developed on an individual level and exercise selection will be driven by where each athlete falls in the development process along with the above biomechanical assessment. Please register for the general or specific class that reflect the athletes age.

 

Winter Athletic Performance Training

 

REGISTRATION – CLICK HERE

 

Youth Long Term Athletic Development (LTAD) Ages 8-10

DayDatesTimeCost
MondaysDec 2 - Feb 24 (11 weeks)4:30-5:30pm$330
WednesdaysDec 4 - Feb 26 (11 weeks)4:00-5:00pm$330

The fundamental motor skills of running, jumping, throwing (RJT), twisting, kicking, throwing and catching are taught through active movement and play. An emphasis on flexibility to develop and/or maintain an optimal range of motion in combination with the introduction of whole body strength development begins in this Stage. Efficient technique and individual postural components of the movements performed through activities is vital for future success. 

Middle School Long Term Athletic Development (LTAD)

DayDateTimeCost
MondaysDec 2 - Feb 24 (11 weeks)5:30-6:30pm$330
TuesdaysDec 3 - Feb 25 (11 weeks)4:00-5:00pm$330
ThursdaysDec 5 - Feb 27 (11 weeks)4:00-5:00pm$330

The fundamental motor skills are progressed and formal resistance training at low loads is introduced. Flexibility continues to be a focus, especially towards the later years in this stage as kids reach their peak height velocity. Speed development continues to focus on agility, quickness and segmental speed in a multidirectional manner with short burst movements. Exercise selection is primarily global in nature however sport specific strength development is introduced and increases with age.

High School Long Term Athletic Development (LTAD)

Our high school program is a monthly training program where you sign up for either 1/2/3 days a week. You can then attend your 1 hour session(s) during any of our training blocks that are available to high schoolers.
 
Please note that athletes who are already participating in our high school monthly program this fall do not need to sign up again!
 
High School training blocks:
Mondays 6:30-8pm
Tuesdays 7-8:30pm
Wednesdays 7-8:30pm
Thursdays 7-8:30pm
Saturdays 9-11am
 
Cost:
1 x per week = $150 per month
2 x per week = $225 per month
3 x per week = $300 per month
 
  • All athletes begin and end the session with a biomechanical analysis via force plate and high speed video
  • Each athlete will be provided with an individual report at the beginning and end of each season
  • All athlete programs will be developed on an individual level, based on their strengths and weaknesses as determined by the assessment, the demands of their specific sport, and their individual goals.

Field Hockey Specific Training

Age GroupTimeDatesCost
Middle SchoolTuesdays 5:00-6:00pmDec 3 - Feb 25 (11 weeks)$330
High School Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pmDec 3 - Feb 25 (11 weeks)$330

Field hockey specific classes follow the LTAD guidelines based on the athletes age, with a special focus on the demands of their sport. Typical injury risk associated with field hockey will be addressed and sport specific abilities will be developed for each age group.

Don’t see a class that works for your schedule? Do you have a few friends/teammates who might be interested in joining you. We can make a class just for your group! Email welmaluus@yahoo.com to get started

Long Term Athletic Development Pathway

Learning to Train – Ages 8-12

Objectives:
  • Develop and enhance ABC’s (Agility, Balance and Coordination) and general sport skills
  • Begin to integrate physical, mental, cognitive and emotional components within a well-structured program
  • Develop physical literacy

 

Training to Train – Ages 11-15

Objectives:
  • Develop endurance, strength and speed
  • Develop sport-specific skills and fitness
  • Conduct general athleticism testing and monitoring

 

Learning to Compete – Ages 15-18+

Objectives:
  • Continue to develop sport and position-specific physical preparation
  • Begin to move towards specialization of primary sporting activity
  • Integrate physical, mental, cognitive, and emotional development
  • Conduct sport specific testing and monitoring

 

Training to Compete – Ages 17-21+

Objectives:
  • Optimize sport and position-specific preparation for competition
  • Refine sport specialization
  • Continue with integration of physical, mental, cognitive and emotional development
  • Conduct position specific testing and monitoring

 

Learning to Win – Ages 20-23+

Objectives:
  • Maximize sport and position specific preparation for high performance results
  • Introduce a formal performance enhancement team
  • Continue with integration of physical, mental, cognitive and emotional development
  • Learn to compete when it counts

 

Winning for a Living – Ages 23+

Objectives:
  • Maximize sport and position specific preparation for results at the Olympic and World level
  • Maximize training, competition and recovery activities in support of a professional athletics career
  • Attain competitive repeatability when it counts
  • Work with a professional support team
  • To plan for retirement from athletics competition

 

Active for Life: All Ages

Objectives:
  • Holistic health and wellness enhancement