By Dan Guttenplan, FNF Coaches Managing Editor
Frog Fitness, Inc. delivered 12 Frogs to Abilene Cooper High (Texas) last July. Cooper head coach Todd Moebes says the training tools have “paid great dividends”.
Moebes led Cooper to a 9-4 record last season – with the four losses coming by a total of 14 points. With another offseason of training on the Frogs in his team’s future, the coach could see those losses becoming wins.
“It’s something we incorporate into everything we do,” Moebes said. “We’re still developing strength in high school athletes. The core lifts are still part of our offseason and in-season program, but we also utilize The Frog. It expands our strength and development program.”
The Frog is the result of years of relentless hard work, research and development, and scientific testing. The Frog is already being widely accepted throughout the NFL, the NBA, Pro Motocross, and MMA. Even America’s most respected warriors throughout the U.S. Military are training with The Frog, and most recently Olympic athletes began adding The Frog to their training regimens.
The Frog can be used to create inter-team competition with athletes racing up and down the field or simply seeing how long they can stay on the device with their core engaged.
“The competitive component is something we utilize in our offseason program,” Moebes said. “It’s paid great dividends for a lot of guys who have been injured. They’re able to rehab on a machine that has the versatility with bands and resistance.”
The Frog is also a problem-solver in that it brings attention to weaknesses and deficiencies in an athlete’s overall strength portfolio. Many Cooper athletes have turned weaknesses into strengths in the last year.
“Sometimes core lifts don’t really work stabilizer muscles or protector joints,” Moebes said. “That’s why a lot of people have gone to resistance training. The Frog makes you fire your muscles every time you lift. That’s something we’ve seen. Players are more comfortable and stronger in their shoulders, knees and hips.”
Frog Fitness Booster Club Contest
Frog Fitness has partnered with FNF Coaches to recognize the best Booster Club in the country. One team’s Booster Club will be selected, via online voting at fnfcoaches.com/best-booster/. Prove your community outreach by sharing the link and asking your community to nominate and vote for your Booster Club.
The winning school will win two customized Frogs with school colors and a $500 donation to the program – along with recognition in FNF Coaches magazine and on the website.
FNF Coaches is accepting nominations for the 2018 Frog Fitness Booster Club Contest from May 2 to May 22, and a group of finalists will be selected for the final online vote on May 23. Voting will be open until June 7.
The winning team will be notified by phone and once the prize is accepted, pictures of the winning Booster Club and Team it will be posted on the website and shared via social media @TrainFrogFit and @FNFCoaches.
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