sport specific training

Learn how to train properly for your sport at JK Fitness. In today’s competition, more and more athletes are searching for top notch fitness training to get the edge in sports. Now you don’t have to look any further, as JK Fitness offers world class sports specific training right here in Vancouver.

Hockey

Discover the secrets to getting the edge you need to enhance your game! Experience the most hockey-specific training ever. Hockey is an intense, high speed, physical game that demands extreme strength, power, speed, balance, coordination, and puck control. Receive the complete hockey training package through JK Fitness.

Program Benefits:

  • top physical and mental conditioning for 60 minutes and more
  • harder more accurate passing and shooting
  • enhanced puck handling skills & stronger puck control
  • get to top speed faster with quick acceleration
  • better endurance for quicker recovery from shift to shift
  • develop full body strength, power, and flexibility
  • increase balance and stability for better body positioning

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Soccer

Soccer requires tremendous amount of skill, speed, execution, and fitness. Discover how full body core training helps improve your shooting, dribbling, passing, and movement on the soccer pitch. The best soccer players have the ability to dribble the ball with absolute control at high speeds while scanning for opportunities ahead. JK Fitness training programs for soccer involve lots of stability, mobility, and multi tasking exercises.

Program Benefits:

  • Improve foot speed and agility through speed training
  • Gain better ball control and protection through increased full body strength
  • Kick the ball harder and faster with more accuracy
  • Sustain better 90 minute endurance than ever before with endurance training
  • Avoid cramps and reduce the risk of major injuries such as ankle rolls, and knee sprains

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Skiing and Snowboarding

Extreme sports require unbelievable amounts of creativity, on-edge balance and effortless coordination backed by power, strength, flexibility and endurance. Terrain and weather on the slopes are constantly changing which makes situations unpredictable and challenging. That is why we train skiers and snowboarders to be in the best possible shape in order to withstand any terrain, weather, or competition. Extreme sports need extreme training at JK Fitness.

Program Benefits:

  • Increase aerobic endurance which helps you ski and board longer with better quality
  • Build full body strength to reduce the risk of injuries of crucial areas such as wrists, ankles, knees, shoulders, and neck
  • Link upper and lower body through core connection (stability) allowing for smoother more efficient technique
  • Develop a strong foundation of balance, coordination, and agility to perform the movements you want on the slopes

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Swimming

Swimmers need superior full body strength because it is a sport that utilizes all the body’s muscles simultaneously with each and every stroke. The key training components for swimmers are to develop efficiently trained muscles that provide the muscular endurance, strength, & power at all times. Learn how core training increases upper and lower body strength to improve overall performance in swimming. Whether you are a lifeguard, in triathlon, or a swimmer, JK Fitness has fitness training to make you a stronger and faster swimmer. Notice the difference with JK Fitness training.

Program Benefits:

  • Excellent aerobic endurance to maintain a higher pace for long swims
  • Swim faster in the final portion of the race through anaerobic training
  • Stronger propulsion per stroke through full body core training exercises
  • Better posture helps alignment and efficiency in the water to conserve more energy

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Golf

Golf is all about using the spine as an axis to promote consistency and to keep you on the correct swing plane. Learn to link and train all the appropriate muscle groups necessary to get straight ball flight and consistent direction with the power you need. You get step-by-step training on how to stabilize the spine and all the other joints involved with the swing plus much more. Improve your game with JK Fitness.

Program Benefits:

  • Improve balance and stability to remain centered over the ball through out your swing to produce greater accuracy in your shots
  • Improve club head speed for more power on your drives using proper joint movement sequence
  • Develop better endurance to decrease the rate of fatigue which allows you to stay more mentally focused on an entire round of golf

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Tennis

Here is your chance to get the edge on the court! Tennis is the ultimate test of sustaining endurance, mental focus, and consistency. Be prepared to play your best tennis point after point regardless of the weather conditions and level of your opponent. The more fit you are, the more good quality tennis you can play.

Program Benefits:

  • Improve trunk rotational strength and flexibility for more power in your serve, ground strokes and volleys
  • Learn the proper sequence of firing your muscles to reduce common rotator cuff and tennis elbow injuries
  • Accelerate and decelerate faster to be able to change directions quicker
  • Feel more balanced and stable through out your ground strokes giving you more power and accuracy in your shots
  • Train the muscle to be more elastic helping you react, move, or lunge to your shot quicker

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Football

Football is a sport that requires a multitude of abilities, skills, and strength. To perform above the rest, you need cutting edge training that is specific to the sport in order to dominate. No matter what position you play, we have yearly programs designed to maximize your performance. Train like a pro, play like a pro at JK Fitness.

Program Benefits:

  • Explosive reaction time, power and acceleration off the line
  • Superior multi-directional movement, agility, & speed
  • Ultimate full body strength for winning one on one battles and tackles
  • Top notch conditioning to out perform your opponents each and every play

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Figure Skating

Training for figure skating requires repetitive good quality movement & exercises for specific muscle groups. Balance, coordination, full body strength and flexibility are all key areas to improving your figure skating. JK Fitness has figure skating programs for all ages and levels.

Program Benefits:

  • Develop quicker and tighter spins and rotations
  • Be more explosive
  • Enhanced landing stability
  • Improve gracefulness and elegance through efficient muscle development
  • Improved range of motion to be able to exaggerate certain moves
  • Develop the excellent endurance for short & long programs

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Basketball

Other than strength speed and power, basketball players must posses excellent speed endurance. Players are expected to repeat multiple high bursts of speed up and down the court with minimal rest periods in-between. Do what it takes to stand out from the rest. Become a clutch player on the court and try our basketball specific training today.

Program Benefits:

  • Improve vertical leap for lay ups, shots, blocks and rebounds
  • Develop full body strength for superior body positioning and leverage against opponents
  • Agility with quickness will give you the edge for one on one’s and shadowing
  • Build a solid foundation of Aerobic power and endurance

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Event Preperation

Preparing for an event needs a good quality long term training program. Whether it’s for a ultramarathon, triathlon, expedition, cross country running, cycling or for hiking we have training programs designed to enhance your performance for any event. Programs at JK Fitness are specifically customized and tailored to your needs.

Program Benefits:

  • Train to become efficient in movement
  • Move at a higher pace while still conserving energy for last section bursts
  • Develop stronger postural muscles to help maintain longer lasting endurance
  • Balance out muscle groups which help to avoid burnouts and overuse injuries from high intensity repetition
  • Cross train to develop ultimate muscle activation and fitness levels

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Other

Other sports we train at JK fitness are:

  • Lacrosse
  • Martial Arts
  • Volleyball
  • Rugby
  • Baseball
  • Rowing
  • Track& Field
  • Mountain Biking
  • All Racquet sports (Badminton, Squash, Racquet ball)
  • Field Hockey
  • Horseback Riding

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