Thursday, February 25, 2010

March 4 Ladies Night: Fitness from the Inside Out

Hello Everyone!

I will be attending the end of

Ladies Night: Fitness from the Inside Out
March 4, 6: 30 – 9 p.m.
Jake’s Good Life 41 Village Way, Hudson, Ohio

I will be arriving at 8:30 PM (I will have just finished an Adult Performance Class) and will take willing participants through an active-dynamic warm-up that is designed to 1) increase performance and 2) decrease injury risk. I will also be available for any questions about our programs, both adult and athlete.

I look forward to seeing you at this great local event!

Keep Training!
Coach Amanda Kephart

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

AGSP is hosting a USAW Course!

This is the first time USAW has come to the Akron area!Akron General Sports Performance (West) will be hosting a USAW Weightlifting Level 1 Club Coach Course on May 15-16, 2010.

Become certified to teach and coach the Olympic Lifts. This certification is becoming more and more a standard in the field of Strength & Conditioning also know as Sports Performance.

Registration Deadline is 4/30/10 @ 5 pm mountain time.

To learn more visit:

Spots are limited. First come, first serve.

Please forward this information to anyone who may benefit.

Any questions, please contact Coach Amanda Kephart (contact info below).

Keep Training,
Amanda Kephart MS, CSCS, USAW Club Coach
Head Sports Performance Coach
Akron General Health and Wellness- North
Direct: (330) 945-3183

Monday, February 15, 2010

Internship Opportunities

Hello Everyone,

Akron General Sports Performance Centers are always looking for motivated undergraduate juniors and seniors or graduate students that are interested in gaining real work experience in the field of Strength and Conditioning also known as Sports Performance.

Why do an Internship?
- 100% of quality interns obtain jobs in the strength and conditioning field (collegiate and/or private)

What Interns Gain
- Knowledge on active-dynamic warm-ups: how to perform and coach
- Knowledge on proper speed & agility mechanics: how to perform and coach
- Knowledge on Olympic Lifts: how to perform and coach
- Knowledge on proper weight room exercises for athletes: how to perform and coach
- Hands on experience with athletes and active adults

Internship Requirements & Expectations
- Minimum of one semester commitment (time commitment can be discussed)
- Must set a weekly schedule of internship hours
- Arrives on time, every time
- Arrives with positive energy and willingness to learn and help
- Committed to gaining the most knowledge and experience possible

How to Apply for an Internship
1) Send your resume to Coach Amanda Kephart,
2) If qualified you will be contacted for an in-person interview at one of our facilities

For further questions/comments please contact Coach Amanda Kephart.

Keep Training!
Coach Amanda Kephart