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2021 Challenged Athletes Foundation and SKLZ Athletic Training

SKLZ is proud to partner with the Challenged Athletes Foundation to provide adaptive sports equipment, training, and competition expense coverage for athletes with physical challenges to help them on their journey on and off the field. CAF supports athletes with physical disabilities across 103 different sports and activities. Meet some of the incredible athletes from around the world who are beneficiaries of CAF’s support.

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Mo Ali Joins the Team

Welcome to Team SKLZ, Mo! A former pro soccer player, content creator, and trainer, Mo Ali is known around the globe. He travels worldwide to work with some of the best athletes and teams creating fun training sessions. Mo has always made innovative drills, and he’ll use SKLZ gear to show you new ways to train. 

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Anna Workout Drills

GLUTE MEDIUS - DUAL POINT MASSAGER

STEPS

  • Lie on your side with the Dual Point Massager under your hip to support your weight on your arms and feet.
  • Adjust the Dual Point Massager between your hip and pelvis until you find a sore spot.
  • Complete the set on one leg before repeating on opposite side.

COACHING TIP
Place as much weight on the Dual Point Massager as you can tolerate.

FEEL IT
The tension being released in your glute.

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FTS Blog

No Gym? No Problem!

Train at home with three drills you can do right now.

Did you know that 1 in 3 people ditch their New Year’s Resolutions before Valentine’s Day?

If you’re like the 66% who have committed to a fitness and training goal for 2016 simplify your regime by training at home.

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Golf Strong Instructs

SQUAT

STEPS

  • Place the Training Cable on the ground, step onto the cable, and stand shoulder-width apart, just farther than an arm’s length away.
  • Grab the Flex Handles with both hands and stand so the Training Cable is placed on the outside of your arms and is situated next to your elbows.
  • Keeping your knuckles pointed up, sit back and down with your back straight.
  • Return to the standing position and continue for the remainder of the set.

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Rotational Training for Power

There is no question that rotational training is important for athletes. In general, when you use a tool to shoot or hit—or when you need to throw--you need to have strong rotational power. This is especially true in Baseball, Golf, Tennis, Hockey and Lacrosse.

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3 REASONS SLIDEZ ARE A GREAT ADDITION TO YOUR ROUTINE

In the majority of weight room sessions at EXOS you’ll see our performance specialists use the SKLZ Slidez to supplement movements as part of strength training. When the EXOS performance innovation team worked with SKLZ to develop the Slidez, we recommended features that we feel differentiate the Slidez from other sliding tools. Here are the three things that make Slidez a great choice (plus add the strength-boosting movements below to your routine).

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4 AGILITY DRILLS TO ADD TO YOUR BASKETBALL PRACTICE

With basketball’s fast pace and constant change of direction, agility is the key to finding success on the court. Whether on offense or defense, players must be strong with their first step or movement and have the body control to decelerate and, ultimately, reaccelerate to where they need to go. Here are four drills we use at EXOS to improve multidirectional movement and ensure our athletes are ready on game day.

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5 movements to help high school athletes convert strength to speed

There’s a strong correlation between the strength that an athlete has and the speed that they can create on the field. For high school athletes, a balanced strength program should include lower body pushing and pulling movements and upper body pushing and pulling movements, as well as movements that strengthen the pillar. To convert these strength qualities into speed, we then use plyometrics.

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A BETTER, MORE DURABLE MED BALL TO IMPROVE STRENGTH AND POWER

At EXOS, Med Ball training is an important component of our training system. The SKLZ Med Ball is effective and efficient for training the pillar — consisting of your hips, torso, and shoulders — and the connection between your lower and upper body. The EXOS team worked with SKLZ to develop their new Med Ball. The three key features of the redesigned Med Ball are...

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