Team D1 Sports Performance

  • 5 Things You Can Do NOW to Improve Your Speed
    5 Things You Can Do Now to Improve Your Speed In many performance sports, foot speed can separate you from the competition, or the lack of it, can leave you behind the pack. It can be the sole reason a coach believes that he can work with you, and it can be the one element that stops you from playing at the next level. Speed is often looked at as a “you… Read More
  • 4 Ways Stress is Killing Your Game
    The 1977 film Pumping Iron is a documentary that shows the preparation and competition between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Louis Ferrigno in the 1975 Mr. Olympia Bodybuilding Championship. During the prep for the competition, Arnold gets a call from his mother, informing him that his father had passed; Arnold goes on to talk about how he told his mother that there is nothing he can do for her and that he would not… Read More

A Word from Coach

Hello all ! My name is Alfrederick Daniels (Coach Fred), and I am the Sports Performance Coach at Team D1 Sports in Pasadena California. I have created this blog to be a place of information for athletes, parents of athletes, and other coaches. Since 2007 I have worked with a wide Variety of athletes in a wide variety of setting, including being a Command Fitness Leader in the United States Navy.


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