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About Athletics

Athletics in the United States is a term encompassing the human competitive sports and games requiring physical skill, and the systems of training that prepare athletes for competition performance. Athletic sports or contests, are competitions which are primarily based on human, physical competition, demanding the qualities of stamina, fitness, and skill. Non-athletic sports include motorsports […]

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Fighting or Combat Sport

Fighting includes many disciplines including boxing, fencing, judo, Jiu-Jitsu, Jujutsu, Karate, kick boxing, Kung fu, mixed martial arts, self-defense, street fighting, Shotokan Karate, Taekwondo, and wrestling.

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Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a combat sport in which a wide variety of fighting techniques are used, including striking and grappling. Modern mixed martial arts tournaments as a popular phenomenon emerged in 1993 with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, based on the concept of pitting different fighting styles against each other in competition with minimal […]

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Thirty-Seven Years Later: Mike Flynt, 59, Returns to College Football As Eligible Football Player

Mike Flynt, 59 year-old football linebacker, returns to college football at Sul Ross State University Alpine, Texas. Forty-two years ago, Mike Flynt was playing at Odessa Permian (of “Friday Night Lights” fame) and helped his team win its first state title in 1965.

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Welcome to Jumping Rope Competition and Training

Jumping rope is involved in three main activities: Jump rope competition, jump rope training for fitness and sports conditioning, and jump rope for the game of skipping (usually in grade school). I’m almost numb to some of these suggestions that I would even use steroids. Jump Rope CompetitionJump rope competition is practiced on a competitive […]

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Featured Sports Performance and Therapy Center: BEYOND THE NEXT LEVEL

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Hockey Workouts

The North American Pro Goal Crease (a rounded rectangle) is shown on the left side of the ice hockey rink. The Amateur and International Pro Goal Crease (a semi-cirlce) is shown on the right side of the rink.NHL Combine News … For hockey specifics, check the following tags … hockey, hockey training, hockey workouts

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Basketball Workouts

Radius of Free Throw arc to the top of the key = 6 ft Free Throw line to the front of the rim = 13 ft Free Throw line to the backboard = 15 ft Free throw tabs = 2 in X 8 in Distance between tabs = 3 ft (36 in) Block = 12 […]

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Baseball Workouts

Baseball is a game of getting more players across home plate.  The smartest players have the necessary skills of fielding, throwing and hitting AND they understand how to make judgements about the timing of the speed of runners, hits, throws and the distance covered by runners, hit balls and thrown balls.

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Football Tests and Tryouts

Brady Quinn at the 2007 NFL Combine bench pressing 225 pounds for 24 repetitions. Video Combines Expectations Schedule NFL Combine News …

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