Proformance Sports Academy
TRAIN LIKE A PRO at Proformance Sports Academy. The academy offers indoor baseball and softball training facilites, ground ball area, 3 pitching mounds and 4 batting cages. Proformance provides one on one instruction from highly sought after instructors. They teach not only how to correctly hit, throw, catch and field but also provide knowledge of the game within the game. Proformance also provides RAWLINGS BASEBALL travel teams for ages 7-18.
Location and Contact Information – 706.537.3169
Speed & Agility Classes
Proformance Sports Academy is pleased to announce the creation of ProElite Speed & Agility classes. These classes are targeted for kids ages 7 and up with core emphasis on the following areas:
- Proper running Mechanics
- Quickness/ 1st step speed
- Maximum speed
- Resistance Running
- Speed Ladder Drills
- Agility Training
- Functional Strength & Flexibility
All athletes can benefit from speed training. By adding speed, agility, and quickness to their sport, they can take their game to the next level. Flexibility is a major component of speed training; not only for the improvement of speed, but it also helps decrease the possibility of injury. Classes begin September 3rd and will be held every Thursday at Proformance Sports Academy during the following times: ProElite Speed & Agility classes; Thursdays at: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm | 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm | 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost is $40 per month, or $12 per session. Spaces are limited. For more information or to sign up for classes, please contact Coach Scott at 706-264-3153.
ProElite Speed & Agility class instructor
We also are pleased to introduce the ProElite Speed & Agility class instructor, Scott Thompson. Scott is the Director of Athletic Performance at Dalton High School, and holds certifications from USA Weightlifting, NSCA (National Strength & Conditioning Association) Fly Solo certification, and soon from NASE (National Association of Speed and Explosion).
Scott attended Livingston University (now University of West Alabama) where he received a football scholarship to play for the Tigers. After graduating college with a B.S. in Physical Education, Scott accepted a job at Crystal River High School in FL, where he coached football, baseball, girls weightlifting, and girls track. In 2002, he received a call from Coach Ronnie McClurg offering him a job at Dalton High School to coach football and become the head boys track coach. After his sixth region championship and five 2nd place finishes at DHS, he stepped down from the head boys track coach just last season to be available more for his own children during spring events. Currently he is the defensive backs coach and the Director of Athletic Performance at DHS. This includes training all teams year round in their strength and conditioning programs. Scott has worked very closely with many athletes that have taken their athletic careers to the next level. He is very passionate about building the foundation of form, technique, strength, and speed that encompasses a well-rounded athlete. He is married to Tiffany Thompson, and they have three children Taylor (11), Jayme (9), and Clayton (6).