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Youth athlete travels 40-minutes to PowerStrength!

Kayd Coster earned Beast of the Month. Kayd has trained non-stop this summer getting ready for this upcoming football season! He continues to learn that his hard work and a good attitude will bring him very far in life – he lives 40+ minutes away from the gym and never complains about making the trip! […]

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Youth athlete learns successful habits

Beast of the Month was earned by big Wes (Holland Christian)! Wes has trained hard nearly 2x per week for the past 2 years while playing a different sport each season! He always has a positive attitude and the drive to better himself each session. He has learned that hard work must become a consistent […]

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Youth lacrosse athlete stays sharp and earns the edge!

Hunter (Coopersville) earned Beast of the Month at PSTS North!! Hunter played lax this spring and made a commitment to training once per week all spring to keep progressing. In the off-season, Hunter trains 1-2x a week and has become a real leader in his training sessions. This spring was Hunter’s first season playing lax.  […]

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Youth athlete prepares for football season – and life!

Reed Vogeler (Caledonia) earned Beast of the month at PowerStrength East! Beast of the Month is our award for outstanding youth athlete in the gym. Reed has been training off and on around his sports seasons since June of last year. Reed comes into every session with great determination, blue-collar attitude, and a huge smile! […]

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Youth athletes gain confidence and strength!

The main areas to focus on when training Youth Athletes is to teach proper movement patterns, keep training sessions safe and fun while helping them progress as athletes. The details matter! That’s why bodyweight exercises and learning proper movement skills are so important for long-term development. This is also a major piece in the formula […]

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Can you Be a Pro Middle School Athlete?

My favorite brick on our PSTS Core Value Pyramid is, ‘Be A Pro’. Mark and the team came up with the PowerStrength Value Pyramid right around 2014. When I initially saw it, one brick stuck out above the rest. ‘Be A Pro’.                   This was also during […]

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Kenny Willekes, PSTS Disciple, Sparks Revival of Division I Football Program

Kenny Willekes first walked into PowerStrength days after his sophomore football season ended. He was a skinny, wide-eyed kid who wanted to get better by any means – this was back in 2012. When he first started training he was a maniac as he tried to keep up with older, stronger athletes. Months later, he […]

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Rank Your Favorite Stadiums to Experience High School Football

We are in the heart of the high school football season which means the PSTS Staff has been out to watch a number of games already. Each week we have PSTS coaches scattered throughout West Michigan in the stands watching the hard work of many young men pay off on the field. It’s rewarding to […]

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Football and The Real PSTS Family

Preparing athletes for college football is a by-product of our system and environment. We are nothing without the people who come through our doors and trust us to help. These athletes make it all possible and it’s exactly why we have the opportunity to serve. This guy is the epitome of a PSTS Disciple and […]

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Speed and Agility Camp For Youth ‘Little Beasts’

The stuff our Director of Youth Development, Cam White, and the crew have been doing with the youth of West Michigan is game-changing! We currently have a speed and agility camp going on now! We have fun learning not only about training and being a better athlete- but how to be truly “strong” as an […]

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