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How to Run Fast

In evaluating and teaching high-speed running mechanics, the coach must give the athletes key points on which to concentrate and consciously focus as they learn to re-program their motor patterns. It is useful to break down the movement in a way that is consistent with a systematic teaching progression. We use six reference points or […]

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Why Bodybuilding Training Falls Short of Athletic Performance Needs

Typical body building style weightlifting falls short of sport performance for three key reasons: It’s too Isolated:  The goal of bodybuilding is simply and succinctly to make muscles bigger. Bodybuilders implore specific days to train chest and triceps back and biceps and every now and then, legs.  In performance, muscle specific exercises are usually done […]

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2016 Athlete Honor Roll

Every year, we recognize an individual sport athlete and team sports athlete whose performances over a 12-month time span have been exceptional.We continue to build on the past with the enthusiasm and efforts of our current athletes. Our 2016 Athlete Honor roll is an SPG Alumni favorite.As we look to the future, our vision includes […]

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Revolutionary Trazer sytem now at SPG


Balancing a training program is like a great recipe. Only the perfect amount of each ingredient added at exactly the right time will work. Most trainers add all their favorite ingredients in random amounts and hope it tastes good. It never does.But,with the Revolutionary Trazer system now at SPG we can do amazing things   […]

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Christina Klaum Selected To U.S. U-19 WNT Training Camp

Christina Klaum Selected To U.S. U-19 WNT Training Camp.  PROVIDENCE, R.I. —  Providence College women’s soccer student-athlete Christina Klaum (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) was selected to the United States Soccer Under-19 Women’s National Team (WNT) training camp.  The training squad was announced by U.S. Soccer on Monday, April 6th, and the camp will be held from […]

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Is Every trainer a Sports Specific Trainer ?

What to Look For in a Sports Specific Trainer Everyone these days offers Sports Specific Personal Training.  I guess anyone can go online to become certified.  But would you entrust your child with a certified trainer?  what should you ask and look for?   When looking for someone to train your child it’s best to […]

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