Tidewater Physical Therapy’s Performance Center To Host Seven Week Football Preseason Prep Program In Newport News

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The program is designed to help players improve speed, agility, strength and power.

Tidewater Physical Therapy’s Newport News Performance Center will host a seven-week preseason prep program for football players designed to help them improve speed, agility, strength and power.

The summer camp ($210) kicks off June 16 and will run through August 1 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:20 to 7:20 p.m.

Players from 13 to 18-years-old are encouraged to attend.

Performance Coach Jamel Cooper will lead the program. Cooper, a quarterback for Georgia Southern University from 2010 to 2012, earned his undergraduate degree in exercise science and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Cooper built the program to focus on the following core areas key to a football player’s success on the field:

-football specific skills, including speed, agility and reaction
-strength and conditioning to include Olympic lifts and plyometrics (jump training)
-sprinting form
-lateral movements
-change of direction cuts

The Tidewater Performance Center is located at 751 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard in Newport News. Players should call 757.223.5612 to register now. Limited slots available.

The Tidewater Performance Center in Newport News is one of three Performance Centers in the Tidewater Physical Therapy family. The other two are located in Suffolk and Gloucester, Va. All three specialize in training athletes of all ages and adult fitness clients.

Tidewater Physical Therapy is an independent outpatient physical therapy practice with more than 30 clinics across southeast and central Virginia.

Football is in the company’s makeup and part of its history. The company’s Founder and President, Wayne MacMasters, and his first partner and Vice President, John Mitrovic, played football for the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

Learn more about the Tidewater Performance Centers at http://www.tidewaterperform.com and about Tidewater Physical Therapy at http://www.tpti.com.

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Stephanie Heinatz
Tidewater Physical Therapy, Inc.
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