PAAS© Preparation – Attitude – Accountability – Strength ®
Speed & Agility Training… athletic programs are in place to teach and develop speed & agility. Proper dynamic warm ups serve double duty by teaching specific sprinting mechanics while properly warming up the athlete. Specific posterior chain (i.e. hamstring, glute, lower back) development and proper muscular activation works to increase speed. Quadriceps strengthening to absorb the eccentric load during ground contact that allows for quicker reaction times. True speed & agility enhancement lies in strength and movement efficiency, which is the key focus of FMF’s athletic programs. Read Speed, Strength & Weightlifting – you can’t have one without the other to learn more.
Injury Prevention… injury prevention exercises and movements are placed into every workout. Each program involves unilateral training (i.e. single side) to create a more symmetrical athlete. As little as a 15% difference in strength between the sides leads to injuries. FMF’s daily warm ups and warm downs incorporate mobility / flexibility in order to promote health and recovery, as well as exercise movement ability. FMF is affiliated with Stop Sports Injuries, a program that raises awareness to youth injuries.