Blog : Athletes

Are You Getting Results? Here’s how to tell…

An integral part of our athlete training is performance testing. New athletes are tested in relative strength, speed, power, and body composition when they begin, and all of our athletes are tested before the start of each sports season to track results. When we say performance testing we are not referring to common “1-rep max” […]

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Football Players Earn College Opportunities

The annual The National Signing Day Event took place on February 6th at Celebration Cinema for local athletes who are going on to play college football. Hosted by ESPN 96.1, this annual event is always a special day for West Michigan athletes. Even with the early signing period that happens in December now, it’s a […]

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Why Train During the Basketball Season?

For serious Hoopers, basketball has turned into a year-round sport. The pre-season is coming to a close and high school try-outs are right around the corner. This season will take most programs into March where AAU/travel ball rolls until June. Then high school programs re-group for team camps and the endless summer schedule begins, especially […]

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Increase Vertical Jump for Volleyball

We see the same pattern every year as soon as high school volleyball nears the end of the season.  Volleyball girls seek out training with the goal of increasing their vertical as quickly as possible before club tryouts. (picture – Parker K. is a Division 1 volleyball commit. She has trained consistently at PowerStrength for the […]

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Coach Ken George, Jason Martin, Join Forces to Develop Basketball Players

This is the first basketball pre-season Coach Ken George has had available in 25 years. The previous 24 he was preparing the Forest Hills Central varsity boys team for the season. During that same time period was when Coach Jason Martin launched the Grand Rapids Storm AAU Basketball Organization. 50 combined years later, and thousands […]

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Ready To Contribute in a BIG ‘Way’ for West Catholic

Zane Way is entering his Junior season at West Catholic High School and has been training hard at PSTS for multiple years. This past winter he has been a part of the Premier Advanced Football Training group consisting mainly of upperclassmen, who have aspirations to play football at the next level. This group is challenged not […]

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South Christian’s Spencer Holstege Achieves Off-Season Goals

Spencer Holstege is entering his senior football season at South Christian High School. He spent the off-season at PSTS and achieved his goal of earning a Division 1 football scholarship to Purdue University. It was a hectic past year as he went on 20+ recruiting visits, over 10 combines/camps, and collected 10 Division 1 offers. […]

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Kettler of EGR Earning Division 1 College Football Attention

There are many characteristics college football coaches search for in their future players. Good student. Athletic – fast, strong, powerful, etc. Size – height and weight to do the job at that position, or at least the potential to grow into it High-character and leadership qualities. This is by no means an exhaustive list but […]

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Hudsonville and Hillsdale Alum, Jake Bull, Prepares for the NFL

Jake Bull first stepped foot into PowerStrength 5 years ago as a high school senior. He was a 6’5 225lb athlete who played football, basketball, and baseball for the Hudsonville Eagles. His focus turned to football where he was a standout TE/DE and was offered a scholarship to a small D2 school – Hillsdale College. […]

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‘Premier’ Football Program at PowerStrength

We officially began our Premier Advanced Football Training program in 2016, but it was actually years in the making. The majority of our best football athletes in PSTS history have experienced this type of focused training and preparation. In the last two years alone, over 35 athletes have come out of this program to play […]

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