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2017 Stanford Sports Performance Camp; June 6 – July 28

The Stanford Sports Performance Camp is a comprehensive performance enhancement program open to any and all athletes of all skill levels and training experience. Camp Dates & Sessions All Sports Performance Camp (Phase 1) 6.12.17 – 6.30.17 All Sports Performance Camp (Phase 2) 7.10.17 – 7.28.17 Water Polo Sports Performance Camp (#1) 6.6.17 – 7.14.17 Water Polo Sports Performance Camp (#2) 6.6.17 – 7.14.17 Water Polo Sports Performance Camp (#3)…

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Stanford’s Distinct Training Regimen Redefines Strength

Inside the Stanford weight room earlier this football season, there were weight vests and wooden sticks and core boards. There were kettle bells and roller pads and something called a Bod Pod, a white, egg-shaped contraption that measures body fat. There were football players, too: pairs with legs bent, a towel held between them for balance; others climbing ropes like back in gym class; working on hip mobility and shoulder…

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Shannon Turley, Part I: Sometimes it rains

This is the first piece of a three-part feature on Shannon Turley, the sports performance coordinator entering his seventh season with Stanford football. Part I focuses on the team’s attitude, performance and culture change under Turley’s guidance. Stay tuned for Part II, which will be published on Wednesday. I’m not totally dumbstruck by Shannon Turley, but I probably should be. The Cardinal football strength coach, now in his seventh year…

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Shannon Turley, Part II: It pays to be different

This is the second piece of a three-part feature on Shannon Turley, the sports performance coordinator entering his seventh season with Stanford football. Part II focuses on the nuts and bolts of Turley’s training regimen. Stay tuned for Part III, which will be published on Friday. What drives the wildly successful training philosophy of Shannon Turley? Here is an example: It’s a beautiful spring day on the Farm, and instead…

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Shannon Turley, Part III: The student teaches the master

This is the final piece of a three-part feature on Shannon Turley, the sports performance coordinator entering his seventh season with Stanford football. Part III focuses on Turley’s personal journey and the future. At the end of the 2010 season, Stanford football announced its arrival in the only way that a truly relevant program should: by celebrating a coming-out party of historic proportions. The Cardinal closed its 12-1 campaign in…

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