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How to build Speed and Power for Baseball and Softball

Baseball and softball are two of the most competitive sports that young athletes participate in when it comes to the middle school and high school sports training world. There are tons of different leagues, travel teams, coaches, organizations, scouts, tournaments, national tournaments, and more that make up the baseball and softball scene. Now, with that […]

What’s Better: A First Down or a Touchdown?

Good morning! Many will argue this, but if you’ve been a part of the sport of football either as a fan, spectator, coach, player, or a combo of all of those… Is it better to go for the small victories (first downs) or the BIG victory (touchdowns)?! You understand that when the offense gets a […]

The Importance of Stretching [Train Smart Wednesday]

  Hello out there! Coach Jeff here again for another sweet article in our “Train Smart Wednesday” series. Lately, we have been talking about how to get the most out of your exercises and increase your strength and performance. But what about after the final rep is completed and your session is concluded? What you […]

How to Stop Procrastinating [Motivation Monday]

Good afternoon! Welcome back to this week’s “Motivation Monday” post, on How to STOP Procrastinating! You know, it’s inevitable for all of us. We have all been guilty of putting something off longer than we should, even though we KNOW deep down we need to get started. For example… Let’s say you want to start […]

Moving the Chains [Motivation Monday]

One of the most important concepts to keep in mind in achieving a LARGE goal is to KEEP MOVING THE CHAINS. In other words, small amounts of progress over time add up – focus on little wins and continual progress rather than always focusing on the end result and you will be much happier. You […]

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 […]

Creatine for High School Athletes?

Should high school athletes use creatine in their training? I think it’s fair to say “YES” and “NO”. Mainly “NO” though, for a few reasons (which I go over in the video below). Basically though, if you aren’t 18 and still eat like crap and get to bed at 2 AM every night, you have […]

CTS Referral Contest!!

Hi there, I hope all is well with you and you or your young athlete(s) keep getting great results in your quest to become the best version of yourself! I wanted to write you personally today for a number of reasons and let you know we have some really cool happenings going on this coming […]

CTS Recent Happenings and Upgrades!

Hey guys, Hope you all are ready to crush this new year!! 2012 has brought many changes to CTS (in a good way) already and we are very excited to share them with you! Our hope is that by constantly improving and striving to get better, you all as athletes will get better and better […]

How Bad Do You Want It?

I’m going be very honest here. Most athletes will say and TALK about how bad they want to be the best. They tell their friends, they tell their mom and dad, they tell their teammates, and they tell their coaches. That’s all well and good, and I applaud the fact that they are ambitious. In […]