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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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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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Improving power for College Football

Billy (Rockford alum) is getting explosive! Billy has been training at PowerStrength for years and this summer he stepped it up a notch. He is going to return to Taylor this fall prepared for football season. Billy lives 40+mins away from the gym in the summer. He also works a construction job, and still prioritizes his […]

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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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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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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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‘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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2018 West Michigan Football Signing Day (PSTS Edition)

2018 marks the 7th year we have taken part in the National Signing Day Event hosted by ESPN 96.1FM at Celebration Cinema. This is a unique event to West Michigan and demonstrates the support and acknowledgement within the high school football community. Athletes, parents, coaches, and community sponsors all gather to send another class of […]

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Earning the College Football Dream

The Beginning In the summer of 2013 we would make weekly trips to the local field with our college and high school athletes for our speed sessions. 25 athletes would be stretched across the entire field as they drilled technique and sprinted fast. The turf was hot, and the sun would slowly creep back behind […]

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