Football Training

CTS Athlete of the Month (June 2014) – Dom Good

Our CTS June 2014 Athlete of the Month award goes to Northern Arizona University football player Dom Good! Dom trained with us all Summer 4x/week and saw great results!! Can’t wait to see how the season goes for him!! Amazing work ethic and positive attitude will take him very far in school, sports, and life! […]

Can Strength Training Improve Speed and Agility?

The terms “Strength Training” or “Weight Training” or even “Weightlifting” are some of the most misused and misunderstood phrases that is commonly thrown around to describe a big, slow, bulky behemoth looking man or woman that you might see in your local grocery store on the front of a body building magazine. (A great example […]

The Power of Self Belief for Athletes

The power of self belief is incredible. I have experienced this myself many times over with my own athletic career and seeing how it can be of positive (and negative) benefit for our athletes and fitness clients. Many athletes will fail to ever realize their potential because of self-imposed beliefs about their abilities and how […]

What All Athletes MUST Know About Off-Season Training

Most athletes fail to understand the importance of training year-around with some form of GPP or general physical preparedness. It’s way too common to see young athletes specialize in one sport and spend all of their time training their skills, rather than devoting 3-6 months of the year to a sound strength & conditioning program. […]

The Importance of In-Season Training for Athletes

I can just hear it now… “I’m too tired”… “I’m too busy” “Practice is too long” We hear these same excuses from athletes who are either leading up to their competitive season OR currently in the competitive season and make every excuse in the book as to why they CAN’T find 1 to 2 hours […]

CTS Strength & Conditioning at 2013 PWA Junior and Senior Championships

Hey guys, Check out this video of team CTS Strength & Conditioning at the 2013 PWA Junior and Senior weightlifting championships in San Francisco, CA! Every one of our junior athletes (20U) took home at least one medal AND hit new personal records!! Nice work guys!!! [youtube]http://youtu.be/t-kp9kLRqjk[/youtube] Enjoy! – John Cortese, USAW, CSCS

Olympic Weightlifting for Sports (Video)

We get asked questions repeatedly from athletes and coaches about the never-ending debate regarding Olympic-style weightlifting for athletes and whether or not they are SAFE or EFFECTIVE or even worth the time to coach and teach them… There are many ways to skin a cat, but we simply prefer to use weightlifting as main-stay in […]

Deadlifts for Full Body Strength and Power

A little compilation/highlight video of a few of our athletes working one of our core lifts and its’ variation, the Deadlift! Not much to say about it that already has been mentioned, but it pretty much kicks major a*s!! Do these with proper technique with consistency and you will build full body strength that no […]

2012 Speed and Agility Camp Highlight Video

This is a highlight video of our 2012 Summer Speed & Agility Camp for youth athletes. We trained for 6 weeks, 3 days per week for 60 minutes per session focusing on lateral speed, linear speed development, agility, acceleration and deceleration mechanics, and basic fundamentals of sprinting! [youtube]http://youtu.be/VytS6sZ2ibY[/youtube] We also ensured a solid foundation was […]

How to Get Faster and Quicker this Summer

Hey guys, Hope all is well on your end and you’re training is going well. It’s almost THAT TIME again – yes, Summer is almost here, and with Summer comes hot weather and sunny skies. This is the IDEAL time to work on your speed & agility for all athletes, male and females. During the […]