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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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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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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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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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(free) High School Basketball Combine

This High School Basketball Combine is a free event for grades 9-12th. Want to know where you’re at athletically before the off-season? Want to have a measuring-stick for future improvement? Want to know you’re getting accurate results? Click HERE to learn more and to reserve your spot!

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New ‘PowerPLAY’ Kids Program

We’ve been asked about development for younger kids numerous times – we typically start them in the gym around 5th grade. ‘PowerPLAY’ is our answer to the questions… for now! Kids need to move, play, and have fun doing it. In the screen-driven, fast-paced childhood our kids are (unfortunately) exposed to – movement and fun […]

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Youth Basketball Open Gym Going on Now!

Did you know we now have Youth Basketball Open Gym available every Tuesday night at 7:30pm for boys and girls grades 5th-8th? Get extra shots, work on dribbling, and compete against other players – all under the watchful eye of PSTS Basketball Director Brian Palmer! Bring a friend or two and get ready for the […]

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“But How Do I Know I’m Actually Getting Better?”

“He never would listen to me, but you got him to listen and now he takes his nutrition seriously! He actually prepares his own meals and protein shakes!” – PSTS Parent   How do you know if an athlete is actually improving towards their goals? There are a number of ways for performance: -lift more […]

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