Blog : Athletes

Youth Soccer Player Earns Award

Our February Beast of the Month was earned by youth soccer athlete, Jacob, from FHC. He is consistently in the gym 2x per week and works extremely hard every session. Jake put up some very impressive results for his first testing numbers, some of those being 15 chin-ups, and 32 push-ups! We are very proud […]

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Recap: Premier Advanced Training Program

40 athletes took part in our Premier Advanced Training Program this past winter between both of our PowerStrength locations. Our Premier Program is typically reserved for athletes who have PSTS training experience and want to take their training and focus to the next level – which includes higher production, optimizing potential, and earning the opportunity/scholarship […]

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Kenny Willekes Displays Unique Athleticism

Kenny Willekes ended his stand-out career at Michigan State and has been preparing for the 2020 NFL Draft with us at PowerStrength. *Read THIS article to learn more background on Kenny and him growing up with PowerStrength in high school Despite only playing defensive end for 3 seasons (in his entire life), he put together […]

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Woodruff, Grandville Baseball, Earns Award

Athlete Member of the Month was earned by Nate Woodruff of Grandville! This dude has been consistent in his training and always attacks the work as he prepares for the Baseball season. Over the past 3-months, he’s nearly doubled his chin-ups and did the same number of push-ups with an added 20-pound chain. He added 4 […]

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FaR Out Volleyball Club Gets Dialed In

Far Out Volleyball Club was back in action at PowerStrength this week! Far Out Volleyball partnered with PowerStrength in 2019 to provide a quality, trusted athlete developement solution for their athletes. Here is what Far Out Director Joe Steenhuysen has to say about this opportunity with PowerStrength… “I have hesitated in the past partnering with […]

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PSTS Disciple, Willekes, Wins Burlsworth Trophy

Last week long-time PowerStrength Disciple, Kenny Willekes (MSU, NorthPointe), won the Burlsworth Trophy awarded to the nation’s best player who started their career as a walk-on. This award exemplifies humble beginnings and the complacency kills mindset – and we’re very proud to have a front-row seat to Kenny’s journey! As you know, it’s not an […]

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Soccer Standout Adds Speed and Quickness

High School soccer standout, Baxter Baas (EGR) has worked hard to add speed and quickness. With his quiet demeanor, Baxter consistently shows up 3x per week and absolutely dominates his sessions! The effort and energy that Baxter brings on a daily basis to push himself and get better really spoke volumes during his last testing […]

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East Grand Rapids Lacrosse, Big Improvements

Members of the East Grand Rapids lacrosse team have been working hard getting stronger and improving their speed and agility. Here are the dudes hitting some angles in a recent change of direction drill. They train 2 sessions per week and in just 56 days since they started they have built some incredible results so […]

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Volleyball Player, Reitsma, Adds 5″ to Vertical Jump

Major props and congratulations to dedicated volleyball player Jenna Reitsma of Lowell (Far Out Volleyball Club) for achieving her goal of playing Division 1 college volleyball! Jenna started at PowerStrength as a 14-year old freshman hungry to learn and ready to work, hoping to maximize her athletic future as a volleyball player. She wanted to […]

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Sluggers Sports Academy, Big Results for Baseball

The Sluggers Sports Academy Select Teams wrapped up their off-season baseball training program! Sluggers Sports Academy launched its partnership with PowerStrength in the fall of 2019 as they wanted to provide a quality, trusted training option for their baseball athletes during the off-season. It has been a wonderful experience for all involved! These sluggers saw awesome […]

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