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Our business is to cultivate talent. “Training” is but a subset of the cultivation process. As cultivators of talent, we partner with some of the best sport coaches and medical professionals to create your own high performance training team. We leave no stone unturned to help you grow as an athlete.

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The first step in our training process is to conduct a screening of your movement abilities with the Functional Movement Screen or the Titleist Performance Institute golf screen. Athletic movement is all about cause-and-effect. Without an effective screening, you risk dealing with effects, rather than fundamental causes.

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Our role is to help you grow as an athlete. We collect a great deal of information about you through screening and assessment. We channel this information to into an athletic development process of screening, correction, learning, and conditioning. Each stage of this process flows logically toward achieving helping you achieve your athletic potential.

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The Pike Performance running and triathlon program integrates the best of time tested aerobic conditioning principles with modern advancements in movement based strength and conditioning. Whether you live nearby in Tucson, Arizona or whether you live elsewhere, Pike Performance can help you maximize your endurance sport ability.

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Athletic development specialists in Tucson, Arizona dedicated to the art and science of excellence in movement

Recent Articles

StrongFirst Bodyweight User Course: Review and Recap

A couple weeks ago I was fortunate to lend a hand at the StrongFirst Bodyweight Course, taught by Master SFG Karen Smith and hosted by SFG Team Leader Yoana Teran.  The setting for this day could not be any better at Fitwall La Jolla! As I have written before, the bodyweight curriculum is a hidden gem within the StrongFirst system, though hopefully it will continue to grow in popularity.&...Read more

 

Review of Dr. Craig Liebenson's Functional Training Handbook

I recently had the privilege to receive Dr. Craig Liebenson’s new text, Functional Training Handbook.  Dr. Liebenson was generous to offer me a complimentary copy to review.  He has been a mentor of mine for several years, and for him to ask my opinion on his work is a true honor.  To start, this book not about a single individual.  Though Dr. Liebenson's name gra...Read more

 

Lecture Notes: Dr. Phil Sizer on Pain Science

A few weeks ago, our school had the privilege of hosting Dr. Phil Sizer of Texas Tech University.  The main tenor of Dr. Sizer’s talk was focused on pain science.  Along with his duties as head of the physical therapy school and biomechanics lab, he is a highly versatile clinician and educator who maintains a patient load in addition to his teaching and research activities.  (...Read more

 

StrongFirst Level I Recertification: Review and Recap

Last weekend I made the trip to Virginia Beach, VA for the (first!) StrongFirst Level I kettelbell instruction RE-certification.  Every two years, instructors must recertify, either by completing the Level I requirements at a certification, advancing to Level II, or assisting at the certification (for which demonstration of Level I skills is required).  Though my certification was still ...Read more

 

StrongFirst Kettlebell User Course: Review and Recap

A couple weeks ago I had the privilege of assisting Senior SFG Jason Marshall at the StrongFirst one day kettlebell user course in Austin, Texas, hosted by Dunte Hector, SFG.  This course was one of several throughout the country that StrongFirst conducts with its master, senior, and team leader instructors to introduce new students to safe and effective kettlebell technique and offer experie...Read more

 

Organizing a Training Approach

"I try to buy stock in businesses that are so wonderful that an idiot can run them…Because sooner or later, one will.”  -Warren Buffett Key points Start at the top and work your way down Never get attached to any single level Principles and values without application are useless, just as tools and techniques must be linked with principles and valu...Read more

 

2013 Seminar Reviews

One of my favorite posts last year was recapping the continuing education opportunities we had in 2012 (see 2012 Seminar Reviews).  Last year’s all star lineup was challenging to match, but 2013 was a great year in itself as we both headed off to our respective clinical programs. Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization - Sport II Excerpt...."The real essence of DNS Sport i...Read more