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Discount Available for Summer 2022 Youth Athlete Training

Kids stretching before sports training

April 15, 2022

Overland Park, Kan. — Summer is around the corner, so now is the time to register for our summer youth athlete training program! The University of Kansas Health System Sports Medicine and Performance Center in Overland Park at 125th and Antioch now offers a 20% discount for early enrollment in its youth summer program.

The 10-week program, which runs June 6-August 12, offers sessions for athletes from age 8 through college age. Sign up by June 6 for the discount.

“Our summer program introduces athletes to the fundamental movement patterns that are needed to compete in all sports,” says Roger Allen, strength and athletic development supervisor at the Sports Medicine and Performance Center. “Each week, drills progress in difficulty and every session ends with sport-specific drill work, giving athletes an edge over their competition.”

Developmental class (ages 8-12)

  • Offered 5 times per week
  • Morning option: 9-10 a.m. Monday-Friday
  • Afternoon option: 4-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Sports performance (middle/high school athletes) and collegiate sports performance

  • Up to 5 times per week
  • Sports performance: 2-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
  • Collegiate performance: 10:30 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday

Ryan Sloop, ATC, facility coordinator at the performance center, says the summer program targets linear speed development, change of direction/agility, strength training and power development. The multiple class times provide flexibility to attend as little as once per week or up to 5 times per week for all athletes.

“It’s a well-rounded program that checks all the boxes of athletic development,” he says. “By committing to training now, athletes can be in midseason form on day 1 of their fall season.”

See the summer schedule and prices.

The Sports Medicine and Performance Center location that provides these services is at 8302 W 125th St., Overland Park, KS, 66213. For more information email sportsperformance@kumc.edu or call 913-239-0646 to sign up.

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