About Athletics

‘A’ is for 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. […]

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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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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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Football Workouts

Football Tests and Tryouts | NFL Combines | NFL Expectations | Text Conditioned for Football: Are You Ready? Football is a game of carrying or passing a ball into an end zone or kicking a ball through goal post uprights by one team to score more points than the other.  Football requires strength, speed, coordination […]

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Walter Payton ‘Sweetness’ Workouts

One of Walter Payton’s famous routines was running ‘The Hill’ now known as Payton’s Hill at Nickol Knoll in Arlington Heights, Illinois. In the 1970s and 1980s a landfill site provided a perfect grade for training. Payton sprinted up the 92-foot hill for repetitions sometimes as many as 20 times …

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Brian Urlacher

A 4.59 40-yard dash and a bench-press of 225 pounds 27 times for  Brian at the 2000 NFL combine.

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