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Summer Training - Open Registration

Summer 2013 Training is now open for registration.

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Instagram Competition - WIN Nike Fuel Band

Who can take the Best BlueStreak Training Photo(s)? Athlete's vote @bluestreakst and winners take home Nike Fuel Band ($150 Value) & much more!

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BlueStreak All-Star Transfers to USC Football Team

Silas Redd transfers from Penn State to University of Southern California to continue his football athletic career. BlueStreak team wishes you the best of luck!

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Khairi Fortt Transfers to University of California

BlueStreak standout athlete transfers from Penn State Football squad to University of California to finish his NCAA career. BlueStreak wishes him the best of luck!

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SPARQ Lacrosse Testing Results HERE!!!!

SPARQ testing results taken at the lacrosserecruits.com organized showcase at New Canaan High School are posted for participants to see.

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Public Invitation to OPEN HOUSE

Over $15,000 worth of prizes will be given away to those who come check out the new BlueStreak at Chelsea Piers Connecticut facility on July 11th from 6-8PM! Much more prizes as well.. read more.

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Summer of Speed Sweepstakes

Win big ticket training items by visiting, AR Facebook and signing up today!

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BlueStreak Launches Summer of Speed

Summer training provides athletes the opportunity to accelerate their skills, improve their conditioning and create a competitive advantage for summer sports, for select team try-outs and for their return to the field, court or ice to compete this fall.

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BlueStreak @ Chelsea Piers CT

Chelsea Piers CT mega complex will have a BlueStreak Sports Training inside their Stamford Walls. Grand opening is July 2012.

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Jason Kalinowski talks about his exerpeinces

Summer Camp & Conditioning The summer of 2011 was marked by significant advancements in Jason Kalinowski's hockey career. The 6 feet, 185 pound forward earned an invitation to the USA Hockey Select 16 Development Camp.

Throughout the summer, Kalinowski participated in a rigorous training program at the Blue Streak Sports Training Facility in Stamford. The Apex Hockey Training Program was conducted in 2-hour daily sessions, Monday through Friday, for 12 weeks. The program is designed for professional, college and prep/high school players. In an interview in the Stamford Advocate, Kalinowski said:

"We were lifting weights. We were working on the (hockey) treadmill. There were skating drills which gave me very quick strides on ice. It developed my quickness. The bench presses gave me strength. And the drills gave me quick feet."

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Tommy Lyons commits to Mt. St. Mary University in Emmitsburg, MD

Tommy Lyons commits to play lacrosse at Mount St. Mary's for the fall of 2012

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BlueStreak's Jay Clement recognized as Master Trainer

BlueStreak Sports Training is proud to announce Executive Director of Training Operations Jay Clement has been designated as a master trainer with Athletic Republic.

According to Vice President of Operations at BlueStreak Sports Training, Matt Stack, "There is no doubt in my mind that Jay is amongst the nation's finest sports performance trainers. Athletes in the tri-state area have the amazing opportunity to work with one of the nation's elite trainers. He has helped develop some of the best football, lacrosse, hockey, and soccer talent in the northeastern United States.  Jay, a former collegiate Division I football player himself,  has the unique ability to bridge the gap between coach and athlete, to create a connection and always receive an athletes personal best."

He has helped train several college football prospects such as Silas Redd and Khari Fortt at Penn State, Connor Hanratty at Notre Dame, Max Wardacki at Princeton, Anthony Chepis at Duke, and Keith Carlos at Purdue. Other notable athletes that have trained under Clement are are Meg Henry of the U.S Olympic Skeleton Team, Case Mathias, a lacrosse prospect of Duke; Joe Funicello, an European professional soccer player and former UConn basketball player Craig Austrie.

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Rachel Vallarelli declared "Show Stopper" during Fall Ball Exhibitions

Incoming women's lacrosse goalie Rachel Vallarelli has been named to the U.S. Lacrosse 2011 All-American Showcase which will take place at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resorts from July 17-22.
 
Vallarelli will be a freshman next season for the three-time defending Atlantic 10 Champion UMass women's lacrosse team. A native of Hartsdale, N.Y., Vallarelli has been a standout goalie at the School of the Holy Child and has also been a member of the U.S. Under-19 National Team. Heading into last season, she was listed among the ESPN RISE Top-10 Goalies.
 
 

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Silas Redd Making a Name for himself at Penn State

Since his junior year in high school, Silas Redd has been working hard at BlueStreak to improve his game each season.  Silas worked hard in the weight room to gain strength but also worked with BlueStreak's Master Trainer Jason Clement to improve his athletic ability, footwork and overall speed.  BlueStreak and their staff want to wish Silas best of luck for his upcoming 2011 season.

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Greenwich's Taylor Bucklin transfers to Trinity Catholic and Commits to Play Division 1 Soccer

The past 10 months have been busy for Taylor Bucklin. Last fall the goalkeeper set a Greenwich High School girls soccer record by allowing just nine goals all season, and posted a shutout over Westhill in the FCIAC championship game.

Then Bucklin, nominated as a finalist for the U.S. Youth Soccer Top 10 Saves contest, won the award for a stop she made playing for the CFC United U16 team.

Bucklin said she will hone her skills by working out at BlueStreak Sports Training in Stamford and with a private goalkeeping coach.

Taylor Bucklin Commits to Michigan to Play Soccer

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Athletic Republic and Gatorade team up to build a robust sports nutrition-based partnership targeting thousands of athletes.

As part of the partnership, Athletic Republic will provide high level athletes the Gatorade G Series Pro products and implement a comprehensive sports nutrition learning plan. Athletic Republic trainers and other expert staff will counsel athletes on proper sports nutrition, before, during and after exercise. Additionally, Athletic Republic and Gatorade will work to build customized digital initiatives, including web-based sports nutrition advice from scientists at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute and Athletic Republic’s resident exercise scientists, customized content using Gatorade’s vast athlete roster and unique social media initiatives. The two companies will also work to build awareness among this premier athlete segment and emphasize the role of consistent and proper sports nutrition including the need for a healthy and balanced diet in increased performance.

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Holy Child Athletes Look to Make Their Mark This Season

The Gryphons hope to rebound from a 7-10 season and return to the form that led them to the NYSAIS semifinal two years ago. Charles Sliter is in his first season as head coach, having been the assistant coach the past two seasons. He welcomes back core members of both the defense and offense, with an especially warm welcome for senior goalie Rachel Vallarelli. She represented Hudson Valley in the Empire State Games, and has made the U.S. U-19 training team. Vallarelli has already signed a letter of intent to play at UMass next season.

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Super Sophs Sparq Scores and Rankings

How Do You Rate?

The SPARQ Lacrosse Rating is an index of athleticism calculated from the results on a battery of four field tests of athletic performance: vert ical jump, combined with body weight to calculate peak leg power; 20-yard dash, for linear acceleration; 30-yard shuttle, for agility; and rotat ional Power Bal l, for upper-body power.

Each Rating provides a window into the athlete’s capacities to meet the physical demands of ‘the fastest game on two feet’. The SPARQ Rating is an objective tool that should be used to inform an athlete’s goal setting for training and to measure the progress of his physical development.

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Con Ed Award: Fox Lane's Lindsay Toppe

Fox Lane's Lindsay Toppe sits in her ninth-period class with jitters every gameday. The final school bell rings and she heads home to a hot plate of spaghetti to fuel her fire within that strikes fear in other teams. When she's done eating, she heads back to school to get psyched up with her girls lacrosse teammates over hip-hop heavy beats in the locker room. Her team is ready. She's ready. That's bad news for the day's adversary.

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Toby Gerhart Prepares for NFL Combine at Athletic Republic

Toby Gerhart, Doak Walker Award winner and Heisman Trophy runner-up, is eager to prove doubters wrong this week in the NFL scouting combine which will be held in Indianapolis.  Gerhart has been training in the Athletic Republic network since eighth grade, and returned to work on his speed in preparation for the combine.

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Cole Marcoux Takes The Ride

Last June, Cole Marcoux was an unheralded quarterback prospect preparing for his senior season at The Fieldston School in the Bronx, when he attended Football University - Philadelphia. His size and skills impressed the production team preparing to shoot the opening episode of a new reality TV show, The Ride, and he was invited to be one of 8 unknown high school quarterbacks looking to win a spot in the All-American Bowl.

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BlueStreak Sports Training gains national recognition with performance coaches

BlueStreak Sports Training a member of the Athletic Republic network, is being given the highest of praise this weekend when two of their Performance Coaches; Jay Clement (Running Director) and Bill Hayden (Sports Performance Coordinator) are being named as the Performance Training Coaches for the Army All-American East squad.

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Introducing the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player Of The Week Award

This week we are introducing the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award, sponsored by BlueStreak Sports Training in Stamford, which has agreed to become the exclusive advertiser on my blog.

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Redd wants to remain a King on the field

It was 11 years ago when Mike Redd convinced Danny Gouin, then an assistant coach for the King football team, to come watch his younger brother Silas play in a Pop Warner game.

"He always looked head and shoulders above everybody else," Gouin recalled. "The minute he got the ball, or was on defense, you knew who he was."

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Area athletes flocking to BlueStreak Fitness Center

Maglathlin, who graduated from Darien High School last month and soon will be leaving to begin her freshman season with the Duke volleyball team, is being led around by her trainer, Jenna Tammel, through a rapid-fire routine of agility, sprinting and weight drills, often using space-age-looking equipment.

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Fortt, Redd earn MVP honors at Top Gun Camp

Khairi Fortt and Silas Redd made a pact at the start of the summer: to go to no more than one football camp before the high school season started.

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Fortt flying high on college radars

Fortt, who is two months away from beginning his senior year at Stamford High School, is one of the top prospects in the country, a linebacker whose stock has been skyrocketing. At a recent Nike Camp at State College, Pa., the 6-foot-3, 225-pound Fortt drew some of the biggest raves.

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Latest Events

Sports Injury Seminar: March 21 @ 7:00PM

Join BlueStreak experts for an informational presentation and discussino on Managing In-Season Aches and Pains.

March 21, 2013

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BlueStreak Blood Drive - Donate & Save $50

DO RIGHT: Donate Blood on Saturday December 15th from 11:00-4:00pm and save $50 OFF BlueStreak Training.

Monday December 10th - Saturday December 15th (11:00am-4:00pm)

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Skill - Training Combo LAX CLINICS

Lax.com & BlueSTreak have Combined stand-out lacrosse skilled athletes/coaches and sports specific training expertise to proudly present four intensive, 90 minute lax specific clinics.

Sept 29, Oct 13, Oct 20, Oct 27 (12:00-3:00PM Each Clinic)

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NO CHARGE Boxing Classes

Boxing is coming to BlueStreak. Try out sessions for free next week!

Tues July 31th & Thursday August 2nd

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Public OPEN HOUSE Celebrating Grand Opening

Athletes and families are invited to BlueStreak at Chelsea Piers CT's OPEN HOUSE, July 11 from 6-8PM. Great prizes, learn about our sports specific training, receive a guided tour of the Chelsea Piers facility, meet the BlueStreak Staff, and much more!

Wednesday July 11 (6-8PM)

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FBU Meeting @ BlueStreak

The right connection can determine your future in football.. Learn how to be seen.

March 29, 2012 @ 7:30 pm

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New Canaan Football segment on SNY

New Canaan Football and BlueStreak will be on TV, the SNY network, on Novemeber 6th before the Jets game.  Traditions TV chose NC High School to do a documentry on their tradition and success as a team and wanted to see what they did during the summer to help them get tot he level they are today.

http://www.traditionstv.com/index.php/new-canaan

10/11/11

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BlueStreak Winter hours will Start after Labor Day

As of September 6th, BlueStreak will return to it's school hours.  Sessions start at 3pm and end at 9pm.  You can schedule your workouts for the 3pm, 5pm or 7pm session at the front desk or by calling the facility any time at 203-969-2583.

Augutst 31, 2011

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Summer Sun Girl’s Lacrosse Showcase

National College Recruitment Showcase and Nike SPARQ Combine

Demonstrate Your Skills to Division 1, 2 and 3 College Coaches and Recruitment Officials

Elite Rising Juniors and Elite Rising Seniors – Graduating 2012 and 2013 Only

Improve Your College Prospects

This Is a Must Do for Those Who Aspire to Play Collegiate Women’s Lacrosse

Coach’s Nomination Mandatory - Limited Spots Available– Inquire Now

July 30, 2011

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Along with treadmill training, an individualized strength training program is developed for each athlete participating in the BlueStreak Sports Training Programs. We utilize our specifically designed treadmills and strength training equipment to optimize training techniques and provide the utmost in safety. The strength training builds a proper strength base for our performance enhancement programs.

Generation II Super Treadmill

This specialized treadmill provides a speed range up to 28 miles per hour and is capable of an incline up to 40 percent and decline to 10 percent. Raised and lowered hydraulically, these unique treadmills are designed to help athletes improve their speed while reducing force at the knee upon foot strike.

By elevating the grade, runners automatically learn to maintain forceful knee drive, proper pelvic position, high foot carry-through and full extension with every stride. Its subsurface was designed from interchangeable polymers to provide additional shock absorption. The treadmill also has a specially-designed spotting mechanism and handlebar for backward running.

The attributes of incline running, combined with the safety of increased shock absorption, provide the opportunity for repeated exercises under ideal conditions to improve stride length.

Hockey Treadmill

Hockey players from youth to professional levels are improving their speed, conditioning and skating mechanics on our patented skating treadmill.

Our exclusive hockey treadmill:

  • Tilts from zero to plus 32 percent elevation
  • Runs at speeds over 16 miles per hour

The hockey treadmill incorporates the patented SprintCords to optimally recruit skating-specific musculature. Our technology, research and professional staff are unequaled in improving a hockey player's abilities, analyzing a player's mechanics and correcting skating flaws. In addition, our hockey treadmill gives hockey players the ability to train in a performance-controlled environment with their own equipment, including skates!

Plyo Press

The Plyo Press is a machine designed for the distinctive combination of leg strength training and plyometrics. No other device helps athletes achieve the unique benefit of building strength in ways that also benefit speed.

The greatest muscle activity happens in dynamic exercise such as jumping. The Plyo Press is much more effective than other lower-extremity-strengthening exercises such as squats and leg press devices like the hip sled.

This machine allows injured athletes the opportunity to start their rehabilitation and range of motion exercises before they are fully weight bearing.

Pro Multi-Hip

The Pro Multi-Hip is a lower extremity exercise device for hip flexion or extension exercises and abduction and adduction exercises. It has the capacity to function as a very high-intensity, high-loading exercise machine for healthy athletes and as a very low-intensity, low-loading station for rehabilitation of both the hip girdle and lower extremity.

If your core muscle groups are not strong, you are not as fast, quick or mobile as you can be.

Hip extensors initiate maximal force production into the ground, and hip flexor strength has been reported in scientific literature to be the number one limiting factor to sprint speed development. The Pro Multi-Hip optimizes hip extensor and hip flexor strength development. In addition, as the abductors and adductors provide stability about the hip girdle and are keys to change of direction movements, the Pro Multi-Hip provides a dynamic avenue to optimize this development.

Pro Implosion

The Pro Implosion was developed at the request of former Cincinnati Bengal and all-pro nose tackle Tim Krumrie, who was looking for an isotonic machine that would replicate the demands placed on the trunk, shoulders and arms of football linemen. In meeting his demands, we created a machine that can efficiently condition all athletes.

The Pro Implosion builds the kind of upper body strength that gives athletes momentum, speed and economic movement simultaneously with the lower body. What's unique is the machine's ability to adjust and perform press exercises at 10-degree increments from the normal bench press position to a behind-the-head press. It is really 10 machines in one!

Plyo Platform

Our multi-layered Plyo Platform brings safety and state-of-the-art technique to plyometric jump exercises. With SprintCord technology built into its frame, the Plyo Platform is the only plyometric device that recruits the hip flexors, extensors, abductors and adductors during actual athletic movements. Flexors and extensors are strengthened for forward and reverse speed.

The Plyo Platform is ideal for sport-specific training. Repositioning the SprintCords and altering the patterns of movement within our four-vector formation can create 52 different load combinations to the lower extremity, making it possible to create precise regimens designed for specific results.

With the Plyo Platform, athletes develop keen body awareness, strength, agility and fast response rates. Contact-sport athletes can quickly outmaneuver competitors. Others can respond instantly to ball location, changing field conditions and competitor positions.

Cord Technology

Our Cord Programs implement the use of various resistance cords for sport-specific training. The use of our cord technology enhances your workouts by providing resistance to upper and lower body extremities, building more powerful motions for sprinting, jumping, kicking, throwing, hitting, swinging or other sport-specific motions.

SprintCords
The SprintCords are patented, lower extremity, resistance-training cords implemented during running or hockey Program sessions and during floor work.

SprintCords enable proprioceptive recruitment of the specific neuromusculature associated with sprinting (on land or ice) and other related motions. Athletes can build powerful motions for sprinting, jumping, kicking or other sport-specific motion.

PowerCord®
The PowerCord is a patented training aid that utilizes cords to provide upper extremity resistance to the arms, trunk and shoulders for better movements in sports such as hockey, basketball, volleyball and baseball/softball.

Along with a specialized-training protocol, the PowerCord helps build sport-specific power skills such as shooting, throwing and hitting. PowerCords are used in conjunction with the sport-specific training protocols for volleyball, baseball/softball, basketball and hockey. Athletes looking for improvement in any sport-specific movement utilizing the upper extremities will benefit from using the PowerCord.

ThrowingCord
To improve throwing velocity, we combine our training protocol with the patented ThrowingCord, manipulating the neuromuscular system and developing strength and mechanics specific to throwing a baseball, softball, football or even javelin. We have observed an average improvement in throwing velocity of 4 miles per hour with college players, and every player from youth through professionals have witnessed improvements in throwing velocity.

HittingCord/Harness
Optimizing the mechanics taught by coaches, the hitting Program, utilizing the HittingCord/Harness, recruits all muscles involved in swinging a bat, a golf club or a tennis racquet to develop greater swing speed and hip rotation. Players from the youth to professional levels are using this training technology to achieve excellent results for baseball, softball and golf.

KickingCord
Our patented KickingCord engages the specific recruitment of all muscles involved in kicking. The KickingCord also develops optimal kicking mechanics and concentric and eccentric strength, which contribute to a successful Program with documented results in NFL place-kickers and punters. Athletes in soccer and the martial arts benefit as well.