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The Speed Training Report – Concern #1

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Concern #1

We’ve heard three major concerns from our readers about the
impending release of The Speed Training Report. This update will
address the #1 concern…

CONCERN: Is this going to be real information from coaches who
really know what they are doing or just a series of diguised sales
pitches for products and programs that you want to sell?

BACKGROUND: A couple of months ago we let it slip to our readers
that we’re getting ready to launch a speed training
resource that covers every componant of athletic development; from
sport specific training articles and programs, strength training,
linear and lateral speed development, youth training, sports
psychology, mechanics, the list goes on and on.

That announcement set off a bit of a frenzy of emails from our
readers. The funny thing is, the biggest concern is not what
we anticipated.

People really enjoy receiving the Complete Speed Training
Newsletter, our regular free athletic development resource. But
our readers told us they were worried this new subscription
based resource would just be a marketing ploy to sell advertising
and sell programs. Instead of giving cutting edge training
advice from top experts, we’d be selling
fluff and wasting everyone’s time and money.

To tell you the truth, I was a little taken aback at these
comments. Countless thousands of people have benefitted from
the information I give away weekly, for free. And our other
‘paid’ products are jam packed with information that have,
in some instances, literally changed peoples’ lives.

To think that we would come out with anything less than a rock
solid training and coaching resource caught both Patrick and
I off guard, so we had to really sit and think about how we
would introduce the information and the experts.

As you may remember from when we first announced this project,
we’ve been working on cultivating this resource for almost a
year. So even though the comments threw us off, we wanted to
make sure we felt we were over delivering on the content.

And I promise you that if The Speed Training Report truly is
captain of the ‘varsity’ team then the Complete Speed Training
Newsletter is a ‘freshman’ in comparison.

Just think of it like this, I write the Complete Speed Training
Newsletter each week. While the articles and Q&A are informative,
it’s tough to come up with great new info each week.

So while Patrick and I will contribute heavily to The Speed
Training Report, our articles and answers will come out monthly,
giving us a ton of time to really give thought out, well
researched answers and content.

Now think about what you’ll learn from the coaches and experts
that Patrick and I go to when WE have questions!

It’s truly world class info.

SOLUTION: So given that background, we’ve decided to take a
somewhat unorthodox approach. To get you hooked on The Speed
Training Report from the outset, we’re going to give you a
drastic discount on the regular price AND give away a bonus
60 minute sled training DVD and ebook…at least initially.

Since taking action is the spark that ignites success in any
and all endeavours, we’re only going to give the discount and
bonuses away to a limited number of people. Either the first
100 people who sign up or for the first 24 hours of the launch.
We haven’t decided yet, but you can be sure that if you don’t
act, we WILL start taking product away.

What I personally believe (and hope) is that these incentives
will just be gravy for serious and active readers.

I think once you see the line up of coaches we have joining
Patrick and I, you’ll be sitting anxiously at
your computer waiting for the launch to start to ensure you
get subscribed as soon as humanly possible.

You already know the level of knowledge and quality of content
that you get with Athletes’ Acceleration products, programs and
newsletters. But if you need a reminder of who we are, you can
click this link to see our bios:

More about Patrick

Here then, are just a few of the coaches that will be joining
Athletes’ Acceleration’s ‘The Speed Training Report’ with exclusive
content and interviews.

As a side note, these guys’ bios were so extensive, I had to limit
them to a few (fairly long) bullet points each for the sake of being

Michael Boyle

Michael Boyle is one of the world’s foremost experts in the fields
of Strength and Conditioning, Performance Enhancement and
general fitness.

-Co-founder of Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning, a performance
enhancement company that trains athletes from junior high schoolto
All Stars in almost every major professional sport
-Served as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Boston
University for 15 years
-from 1991-1999 Boyle served as the Strength and Conditioning
Coach for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.
-Strength and Conditioning Coach for the 1998 US Women’s Olympic
Ice Hockey Team, Gold Medalists in Nagano, and served as a
consultant in the development of the USA Hockey National Team
Development Program
-has been a featured speaker at numerous strength and conditioning
and athletic training clinics across the country and has produced nine
instructional videos in the area of strength and conditioning

Brian Grasso

Brian Grasso is the Founder and Executive Director of the
International Youth Conditioning Association.

-Began his sport-training career as a Performance Coach to
Olympic, professional and elite athletes from a variety of sports
and has traveled extensively throughout North America and
Europe as a Conditioning Consultant for both the Canadian and
United States National Team athletes.
-an outspoken leader in the youth athletic development industry,
Brian has written feature articles for sport training magazines
throughout North America including, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health,
SportingKid, American Track & Field and Personal Fitness
-Brian provides educational seminars covering youth athletic
development and training topics to sporting organizations
throughout the world including: the National Coaching Education
Program, the National Alliance for Youth Sports, the United
States Figure Skating Association, the Illinois Olympic
Development Program, Skate Canada, the Canadian Athletic
Therapists Association and the Korean Aerobic Association
among many others
-serves as an educational consultant to the Children’s
Memorial Hospital’s Institute for Sports Medicine.

Irving ‘Boo’ Schexnayder

One of the nation’s premier field event coaches, Boo serves as
Chair of the Jumps program of USA Track and Field Coaching
Education, and is the former national chair of USA Track and
Field’s Coaching Education Committee and Biomechanics

-Coached 10 different athletes to 19 individual NCAA titles during
his tenure at Louisiana State University-In 2004, his jumpers
combined to win three individual NCAA titles and earn 12
All-America honors
-Responsible for at least one National Champion in seven of his
11 seasons at LSU, while he has also developed 57 All-American
during that time
-Coached Suzette Lee as she shattered the NCAA record in the
triple jump and captured outdoor national titles in both 1996
and 1997. Lee also won the NCAA Indoor triple jump title
in 1997.
-Guided the efforts of United States and World Triple Jump
Champion, Walter Davis, in 2005 and 2006 as well as John
Moffitt, who swept the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor long jump
titles before winning a silver medal in the event for Team USA
at the 2004 Olympic Games

Lee Taft

Lee is highly respected as one of the top agility and change of
direction specialists in the country and serves as Performance
Director and owner of Sports Speed, Etc., Inc.

-Executive Vice President for the International Youth Conditioning
Association, the premier international authority with respect to
athletic development and young athlete-based conditioning
-Certified by the National Strength and Conditioning
Association(NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning
Specialist (CSCS), a Sports Performance Coach certified by USA
Weightlifting (SPC)and he is also a certified Level 1 Track and
Field Coach by the USA Track & Field (USATF level I)
-Lee’s innovative techniques to improve multi-directional speed
are the teaching method of choice for many professionals
-Lee has written dozens of articles and e-books on the topic of
multi-lateral speed and youth development, produced audio
CD and DVD programs and is a featured speaker on the Perform
Better tour and other sports development clinics and seminars

Jeremy Boone
Jeremy Boone founded his own sports performance consulting
company, the Carolina Athletic Development Institute
dedicated to providing athletes with comprehensive training
and conditioning programs based upon the athlete’s sport,
position, and individual needs.

-Jeremy has helped to take four professional teams to a national
championship final including the NFL Carolina Panthers, WUSA
Atlanta Beat, WSL Charlotte Lady Eagles, and A-League
Charlotte Eagles
-He has worked with athletes from the novice to professional
levels in multiple sports including baseball, basketball, football,
soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, and
-A highly motivated speaker, Jeremy has presented at numerous
conferences including the Perform Better Learn-By-Doing series,
the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, and the
National Soccer Coaches Association of Canada
-Creator of numerous highly regarded programs and resources
dedicated to safe and effective athletic development for speed
and power athletes of multiple sports

Brian Schiff
Brian Schiff is the owner of Fitness Edge, a private fitness
studio specializing in personal fitness and sport specific training
programs for athletes of all sports and ages and serves as clinic
director for an outpatient therapy clinic in New Albany, OH.

Brian served as the strength and conditioning coach for The
Columbus Crew Major League Soccer Team from 2002 – 2006
-Schiff co-authored a breakthrough manual on ACL injury
prevention entitled Protecting the Athlete’s Knee and contributed
three chapters in a much awaited golf conditioning e-book
entitled Fitness Secrets of Championship Golfers.
-Brian has presented at professional conferences and coaches’
clinics on topics including training for shoulder stability,
baseball specific training, soccer specific conditioning and sport
specific training, safe shoulder training, ACL injury prevention,
functional golf training and training the low back.
-Brian graduated from The Ohio State University in 1996 with a
Bachelor of Science degree of Physical Therapy in Allied Health
Professions, practices as a licensed physical therapist specializing
in sports medicine and is an NSCA Certified Strength and
Conditioning Specialist

Robb Rogers

With over 25 years of coaching experience Robb is an authority
on performance enhancement at every level from youth
development to professional athletes.
-Robb has honored by the National Strength and Conditioning
Association as the 1996 Southwest Conference Coach of the year
and the 1994 National Coach of the Year, as well as the Training
& Conditioning magazine Comeback Athlete Rehab Team award
and the University of Southern California Football Spirit Award
-Certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association,
USA Weightlifting and is a Certified Master Strength and
Conditioning Coach by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning
Coaches Association
-Robb has worked with the University of Missouri, Southern Cal,
Baylor University and the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey
League-Published in numerous journals and magazines and is a
consulting member of the National Academy of Sports Medicine
and the Perform Better companies

Barry Ross
Barry Ross has been coaching for more than 25 years, initially a
track and field throwing events and general strength training
coach, his focus in the last 10 years is on increasing the strength,
speed and power of athletes in nearly every sport.

-Coach Ross has had a solid percentage of his athletes receive
NCAA Division 1 and 2 scholarships in a variety of sports
(including volleyball, football, soccer, and track) at UCLA,
San Jose State, U.C. Berkley, University of Southern California,
UNLV, Washington, and the Naval Academy
-Trained Jessica Cosby, winner of Pac 10 titles in the shot put
and hammer, as well as a NCAA Division 1 title in the shot put
and Allyson Felix who, as a 17 year old high school student in 2003,
broke all of Marion Jones high school records in the 200 meters
and went on to run the fastest 200 meters in the world that year
-Author of the popular and controversial book ‘Underground Secrets
to Faster Running’
-Barry’s strength training methods are used throughout the world
by high school, college and professional athletes in a variety of
sports including professional baseball, tennis and rugby.

BOTTOM LINE: We are going to act to maintain the integrity of
Athletes’ Acceleration, Inc. information. We have developeda
certain style and relationship with you and we have no intention of
souring that with The Speed Training Report.

Like with all of our information products, if you don’t like it
you can simply and easily unsubscribe.

For the vast majorityof you, that simply will not be an issue.

The launch of The Speed Training Report will be structured.

Thosewho take action quickly will get more ‘stuff’. If you want
to test us to see if we’re actually going to start taking free
resources away, I invite you to do so. But we will not make it
available again at any point during the launch.

So stay tuned for more details. Our anticipated release date is
Tuesday, April 17.

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