Category Archives: Youth Athletic Training

Explosive Prowler Pushes and Petting the Cheetah

I had such a strange dream last night. To be candid, I think my sleep has suffered tremendously since the Beast opened its big bloody maw back in January of 2010. One minute I was in the Agility/Conditioning room in the facility (I’ve not come up with a more clever name for that room yet), […]

Hating the Haters

Perhaps it’s the anonymity of the internet, but there’s nothing like a popular blog post to cause vampires to crawl out from their castles and start looking for blood. – Chris Guillebeau, Personal Development Writer   We don’t want to provide average services to average clients; our goal at Beast, it to provide exceptional services […]

BEAST Needs Women

Mars needs women Angry red women Mars needs women Angry red women – Rob Zombie I’ve definitely been accused of playing too much Rob Zombie in the Beast; every time someone complains about my music selection/play-list, I tend to panic and go back to my old “standards.” Let’s face it, I’ve grinded through a lot […]

“Walk, walk, walk … ” Don’t forget the Little Things

It’s the little details that are vital. I think very definitely it’s the little things that make big things happen. – John Wooden You have to practice every day the way you are going to play on game day. – Jerry Rice I enjoy training athletes in Beast, but I am rarely completely satisfied following […]

Training the Energy Systems used in Football

When considering an Athlete’s energy systems, there are three methods the body uses to produce Adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the body’s main energy source on the cellular level. Each method is “selected” in accord with the cell’s demand for ATP. When conditioning for Football, it is of paramount importance to consider the body’s appropriate energy system. […]