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Athletic Training

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Athletic Training

Optimize your athletic performance with kinesiologist-supported coaching

Our Athletic Training program offers sport-specific coaching to help you develop your game. Whether you compete on the ice, field, court, pool or green, we can provide all the support you need to get you performing at a higher level, while significantly reducing your chance of injury.

We rewrite your body’s programming to allow you to attain peak performance.

What's Included

1-on-1 Strategy Session

This is the first step in our training process. We sit down with you to discuss your medical history, goals and lifestyle to figure out what you need to do to achieve the results you want.

Fitness Assessment

We conduct a postural screen, muscle imbalance testing and a Functional Movement Screen (FMS™) to help us identify any imbalances, past or present injuries and/or faulty movement patterns that could hold you back from reaching your goals.

Customized Exercise Programming

We tailor your program to you, your goals and the demands of your sport. By building a program that addresses your imbalances and re-establishes proper movement techniques, we can start to build up any weak areas and further develop your specific strengths.

Productive Strength Training

How strong you are directly influences your performance. We strategically select exercises that will help you progressively increase strength while maintaining joint stability within an appropriate range of motion.

Mobility + Flexibility Training

To execute any movement with proficiency, it is important that you have optimal mobility. We improve your joint health, reduce your risk of injury and get you performing at a higher level with specialized mobility drills.

Core Stability Training

We build up your foundational core musculature to increase the transfer of force between your upper and lower body for optimal performance.

Systematic Training

The key to improved athletic performance is repetition. We periodize your training (systematically varying the intensity and volume) to maximize performance while reducing your chance of injury.

Kinesiologist Support

Our kinesiologists will show you how to perform each exercise, teach you how to use our training equipment, make sure that you are performing each exercise properly and progress your training as goals are met.

Injury Prevention

Once an injury has occurred you are at a higher risk for reinjury. We take preventative measures to reduce your risk of injury by addressing your weaknesses to keep you training and improving while minimizing setbacks.

Education for High Performance

If you don’t address the root of your injury (what caused it) you cannot prevent it from happening again. We don’t address symptoms; we address the root cause of those symptoms. By teaching you to do the same, we give you with the tools to perform at a high level for the long-term.

We give you the tools that you need to excel at your sport for the long-term.

Andrea Lawson

Our Approach

We believe that peak physical fitness starts from the inside-out.

Our training methods are founded on science-based research and the principles of Kinesiology to ensure that your strength, speed, agility, power production, energy transfer and overall conditioning improves.

Our Training Process

We give you everything you need to perform optimally.
Start
Finish
Strategy SessionWe sit down with you to discuss your medical history, sport and training goals aany hurdles you may be experiencing.
Postural
Assessment
We assess your posture – administering a few tests to determine the location of your muscular imbalances and where you lack stability and/or mobility.
Movement
Assessment
We administer a Functional Movement Screen (FMSTM) to identify any functional limitations and/or asymmetries present in your body.
Customized
Exercise Programming
We prepare a personalized plan that specifically addresses all the imbalances and restrictions revealed in your initial assessment.
Progressively
Managed Coaching
We work with you to reach your goals – progressing and adjusting your program as targets are met.
Productive
Strength Training
We strategically select exercises that develop your strength in key areas, while ensuring you maintain joint stability in an appropriate range of motion.
Energy
Systems Training
Our conditioning programs are specifically tailored to improve endurance, speed, and/or explosive power.
Mobility +
Flexibility Training
We improve your joint health and reduce your risk of injury by developing your mobility and flexibility with specialized warmup and stretching drills.
Core
Stability Training
We build up your core musculature to increase your stability and improve the force transfer between your upper and lower body.

Whether you play on a team or compete in a solo sport, we will give you a customized program that will significantly improve your performance.

The Sports We Work With

  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Field Hockey
  • Hockey
  • Skiing
  • Lacrosse
  • Snowboarding
  • Basketball
  • Cycling
  • Soccer
  • Equestrian
  • Football
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How We Help You Excel

  • We build up your foundational strength.
  • Complete testing to ensure you have appropriate levels of conditioning (based on your sport).
  • Provide you with specific exercise programming that complements your sport.
  • Combine strength and conditioning with injury prevention and rehabilitation methodologies to position you for optimal performance. Teach you the importance of exercise technique, proper nutrition and recovery protocols to support your training and overall development.
  • Teach you the importance of exercise technique, proper nutrition and recovery protocols to support your training and overall development.
Athletic_Training_Pie_Graph Athletic Training 25% Coaching 75%

Client Testimonials

  • Andrea is extremely knowledgeable, plus she continues to follows up on new equipment, or exercise theories for specific sports, such as golf. With her excellent qualifications, experience and knowledge she is so great at designing your exercises to focus on your area of injury, or sport of choice.

    Caroline Bruce
    PhD & BIM client
  • I would not hesitate to recommend Andrea for injury rehabilitation, ergonomic analysis, sports specific training, or general training for overall wellness.

    Under Andrea’s care I feel great, I no longer have to see a physio on a regular basis for my back. I also hit the golf ball an extra 20 yards and I recently won a singles tennis tournament and fully expect to win many more!

    Dick Simmonds
    BIM client
  • The trainers are professional and energetic. They have great knowledge to help you reach any goal!

    Shannon Meagar
    BIM Client
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