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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - HFM to Offer Sportsmetrics Training Program for Student Athletes

Holy Family Memorial is offering its Sportsmetrics™ knee injury prevention program this summer to help student athletes reduce anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries and improve athletic performance. Sportsmetrics is the first ACL injury prevention program scientifically proven to help young athletes avoid non-contact ACL injuries and improve performance.

During the six-week jump training program, participants will meet in small groups three times per week for approximately one and one-half hours with a certified Sportsmetrics instructor. Through specialized progression of jump/plyometric drills, athletes learn proper techniques for jumping and landing; increase overall leg strength; improve symmetry in right-to-left leg power and improve vertical jump.

Four different Sportsmetrics sessions are available starting June 6:

- Session 1 runs from June 6 through July 21.
   Class meets on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m.–11 a.m. at Roncalli High School, 2000 Mirro Dr., Manitowoc.
- Session 2 runs from June 6 through July 21.
   Class meets on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-8:30 a.m.at Manitowoc Lutheran High School, 4445 Lancer Cir., Manitowoc.
- Session 3 runs from June 14 through July 28.
   Class meets on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:30-11 a.m. at Valders High School, 201 W. Wilson St., Valders.
- Session 4 runs from June 13 through July 28.
   Class meets on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4:30 p.m. at UW-Manitowoc, 705 Viebahn St., Manitowoc.

 Program cost is $99. To register or for more information about Sportsmetrics, call (920) 320-4565 or visit lakeshoreorthopaedics.com/sportsmetrics

 

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