Louisville, KY (March 15, 2005) Velocity Sports Performance Louisville, located at 11470 Bluegrass Parkway in Louisville, will host the 2005 Football Combine and Team Challenge. The Pee-Wee (second through fourth grades, generally ages 8 through 11) and Middle School (fifth through eighth grades, generally ages 12 through 14) teams will compete April 16 - 17 and the High School teams will compete on April 23 - 24. Concentrating on Velocity Sports Performance'key focus areas of speed, power and agility, coaches and athletes will be able to see how their team measures up to the competition and be ready to tackle their summer training programs.
"The Football Combine and Team Challenge is a perfect opportunity for teams to meet before finishing the school year and starting their summer conditioning programs," said Keith Sherman, Owner, Velocity Sports Performance Louisville. "Each player and coach will leave the combine armed with the knowledge of key improvement and focus areas. They'll have a head start on excelling during the summer and beyond."
Each team competing should schedule a testing time, as testing will be done on a first-come first served basis beginning at 9:00 am each day. The tests will be conducted in a true combine format with tests including vertical jump, broad jump, 40-yard dash measured on laser times, pro-agility shuttle and bench press. The cost is $20 per player and each player receives a t-shirt, welcome bag and their individual scores posted on www.csaprepstar.com
. The winning team will be decided by averaging the ten best scores in each test category. A trophy will be awarded to each winning team.
For additional information or to register for the 2005 Football Combine and Team Challenge, please call Velocity Sports Performance Louisville at 502-267-4544. Please have each team member's name, team, grade and t-shirt size available. Payment must be made the day of the event and no testing will be conducted without prior payment. About Velocity Sports Performance
Velocity Sports Performance, as featured in the March 14. 2005 edition of Sports Illustrated, is an advanced sports performance training program for athletes of all skills and ages. The company was founded in 1999 by world-renowned coach Loren Seagrave, who has coached Olympic athletes, NFL players and long distance runners. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Velocity Sports Performance is a fast-paced, exciting new sports business. The company offers worldwide franchise opportunities and provides world-class franchise training and ongoing support. Velocity Sports Performance has strategic relationships with national organizations such as IMG Academies, Collegiate Sports of America, National Alliance for Youth Sports and Special Olympics. Visit www.velocitysp.com/louisville
for more information on training programs.