Our S&C Training Explained:

THE BASICS of any Strength & Conditioning Program include building up the muscles, joints and heart in order to improve your ability to do the tasks that you ask your body to complete, whether in sports or in everyday life.  There are thousands of S&C programs out there, so why should you train with Boston Athletic Training?

OUR PROGRAM is not a one size fits all model.  We evaluate each athlete in various athletic skills such as jumping, running, lifting weights, overall balance and conditioning.  We use the evaluation of these various athletic components to come up with the best plan of attack.  As a result of this, we put our athletes on individualized programs to ensure they get the best results from training.  The program is a collaborative one that balances strength training with speed & agility.  This mix of training allows our athletes to get faster and more explosive year-round.

“An Individualized Approach to Each Athlete”

THE COACHES include two dedicated and experienced individuals – Chaim and Eli Andler.  Both coaches have athletic backgrounds and have been trainers for the 8+ years.  As co-coaches (and brothers), they work together to create a collaborative program that includes high level instruction in everything from speed mechanics to jumping technique and weight lifting.  Chaim’s primary role is creating the Speed & Agility Programming and leading many of the speed & agility sessions.  Eli’s primary role is Head Strength Coach, where he creates the strength regiment for the H.S. Program.  Eli also runs some of the speed & agility sessions for the youth group. 

——————————————————————————————————————————————-Youth Group (Ages 10-13) Speed & Agility Program:

With the Winter coming to a close, we are excited to announce our Spring Speed & Agility Program.  With the success of the Winter Program, we have identified the need for this type of training year-round for our young athletes.  As a result, we are going to continue offering this training in the spring and beyond.  The exciting addition to the Spring Program will be the outdoor workouts that will allow us to work a lot more on sprint-based mechanics to help our athletes achieve improvements in their acceleration and top speed!  We will emphasize sprint speed and quickness via banded sprints and shuttle drills (and more) in the spring.

The Spring Program will include 4 sessions per week for most of the 9 week program.  3/4 of these weekly sessions will take place outdoors at Cabot Park with the 4th session taking place at our indoor facility in Needham (360 Degrees of Fitness).   Reminder – athletes are not locked into attending any specific sessions, rather parents will sign kids up for each session they want to attend through the spring!

The goals of the program include:

  1.  Improvement in linear speed (40 yard dash) – Reduction in time of .2 – .4 seconds
  2. Improvement in Change of Direction Speed (60 yard shuttle) – Reduction in time of .3 – .5 seconds
  3. Improvement in Endurance (300 yard dash) – Reduction in time of 2 – 4 seconds.       

Program Overview:

Dates:  4/6 – 6/7 (excludes 5/23 – 5/24)                              

Days:  Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 – 7:00 pm           
              Saturdays from 1:30 -2:30  pm                                                           

              Sundays from 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Who: Girls and Boys ages 10-13            

Locations:  1. 360 Degrees of Fitness – 140 Gould St, in Needham (Thursdays only)                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Cabot Park – 125 Eastside Parkway, in Newton (all other days)                                                                                                                               

Standard Packages:                                    Multi Athlete Packages (signing up 2 kids)

  • 1 Session = $75                                             1 Session = $120 ($60/athlete per session)
  • 8 Pack = $480 ($60/session)                     8 Pack = $720 ($45/athlete per session)
  • 16 Pack = $880 ($55/session)                    16 Pack = $1,320 ($41/athlete per session)
  • 24 Pack = $1,200 ($50/session)                24 pack = $1,800 ($37/athlete per session)

*Athletes can sign-up for any of the session on our schedule during the Spring, but sessions expire after 6/7/2020.

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High School S&C Program

Our Spring HS Program will contain both speed and strength based training sessions.  We had a strong emphasis on power and strength for our athletes this winter, so the spring will include more speed and agility focus.  We host four 2 hour sessions per week with 2 lifts and 2 speed-based sessions.  We also provide detailed workouts for athletes to do on days they can’t attend sessions.  This enables all of our athletes to take their athletic ability to the next level if they are dedicated to training.  The speed sessions will take place outdoors at Cabot Park and Newton North (both in Newton), while our lifts will continue to be held in Needham at 360 Degrees of Fitness and Wellness.  Key Note – Our Saturday sessions are geared toward football players with 1 hour focusing on football skills training. The remaining sessions will be speed and strength based workouts.

Here is all the information regarding dates, locations and cost:

Dates:  4/6 – 6/7 (excludes Memorial Day Weekend – 5/23 – 5/24)

Days:  Wednesdays & Thursdays from 4:45 – 6:45 pm
              Saturdays from 2:30 – 4:30  pm
              Sundays from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm                                                                                                                               

Locations:  1. Cabot Park – 125 Eastside Parkway, Newton, MA, 02460 (Wednesdays)
                      2. Newton North – 457 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460 (Saturdays)
                      3. 360 Degrees of Fitness and Wellness140 Gould St, Needham, MA, 02494 (Thursdays and Sundays)

Who: Boys ages 14+

Standard Packages:                                       Multi Athlete Packages (signing up 2 kids)

  • 1 Session = $75                                             1 Session = $120 ($60/athlete per session)
  • 8 Pack = $480 ($60/session)                     8 Pack = $720 ($45/athlete per session)
  • 16 Pack = $880 ($55/session)                    16 Pack = $1,320 ($41/athlete per session)
  • 24 Pack = $1,200 ($50/session)                
  • 34 Pack = $1,530 (45/session) 

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What makes BAT’s S&C Program so effective:

  1. Body Mechanics – We take a lot at everything from muscular imbalances, muscular deficiencies and overall strength and conditioning levels.  
  2. Best Testing – We utilize the premier tests in all facets to truly evaluate each component of fitness.  This includes strength tests such as Squat and Bench along with broad/vertical jumps.  We take a close look at our athletes speed and agility by using various shuttle tests and the 40 dash. 
  3. Film Study – We take videos of many of the exercises at each session.  Athletes and coaches can then review the film to identify points of emphasis for future sessions.
  4. Collaborative Program – Our training methods are a combination of field workouts and strength sessions.  The program goes through several “periods” that each have their own set goals with the ultimate goal being significant growth in everything related to speed, strength and pliability.
  5. Best Practices – Our goal is to always offer the best methods in our training program.  This means that we use proven stretching modes, activation exercises, bands and much more.   We use medicine balls, Speed belts for added resistance on plyometrics and sprints, Dumbbells when appropriate, weight vests, ankle weights and much more!   

2019 Recap:

The 2019 training season was defined by hard work and gains!  We had 14 H.S. athletes consistently training with our knowledgeable coaches.  All of our athletes made gains in the weightroom, with some improving by 25-35% on major lifts such as the Squat, Deadlift, Overhead Press and Bench.  Our athletes also made improvements with linear speed measured by the 40 dash and with their quickness – measured by various shuttles.  Many of our athletes noted vastly improved hip strength and overall explosiveness, leading to several earning varsity spots at the HS level and playing time for our college bound athletes.