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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 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

 

USA Cycling Level 2 Course Review

(NOTE: What follows is a summary of Katherine's experience at the course earlier this year.  The USA Cycling curriculum is organized into three levels, with Level 3 being the introductory and Level 1 being the highest.)    *Track – Riding on the track at the Home Depot Center was undoubtedly the best part of the course.  Fortunate to have two former track cycling ...Read more

 

Functional Movement Screen Fall 2013 Research Updates

Some new FMS related research to report from the past few months.  For previous updates, please see the Functional Movement Screen see... Functional Movement Screen Research Updates (Summer 2013) Functional Movement Screen Research Update Functional Movement Screen and the Beighton Score More Functional Movement Screen Research Functional Movement Scr...Read more

 

The "C" Word: Exercising, Competing, or Supplementing?

Crossfit is always a contentious topic in the training world.  The purpose here is not to take yet another shot at Crossfit, but instead to use one recent study (Hak 2013) as a centerpiece for a broader discussion on risk management.  Unfortunately, many sensible discussions get derailed when the discussion terms are poorly defined.  Whether something is “good,” “b...Read more

 

Product Review: Swiftwick Socks

Swiftwick socks helped me run faster than Bernard Lagat…. Yeah, its true!  I recently had the honor to compete in the 2013 Speedgolf World Championships at Bandon Dunes against the likes of Track and Field Olympic medalists Bernard Lagat and Nick Willis.  And in the second round my run time was faster than Bernard’s time. For those unfamiliar with Speedgolf, your Spe...Read more