D1 Sports Training


Tuesday, March 29, 2011

NFL Lockout Allows Players to Train at D1

With the players locked out of their NFL facilities, lots of NFL vets have stopped by D1 this offseason. Here are a few of the athletes who have stopped by D1 recently.

  • Jeremy Jarmon

  • Derrick Mason

  • Fui Vakapuna

  • A.J. Hawk

  • Otis Hudson

  • Derrick Mason

  • Antonio Johnson

  • Joey Galloway

  • Kenneth Darby

  • Mike Vrabel

  • Jared Cook

  • Julius Pruitt

  • Donnie Nickey

  • Bo Scaife

  • Bruce Gradkowski

  • Troy Kropog

  • Brady Quinn

  • Earl Bennett

  • DeMeco Ryans

  • Keith Bulluck

  • Jordan Shipley

  • Kyle Vanden Bosch

  • Peyton Manning

  • Lance Moore

  • Jabari Greer

  • Ramzee Robinson

  • Andrew Hawkins

  • Eron Riley

  • DeAngelo Smith

Monday, March 28, 2011

Black D1 Vintage T-Shirts Making Debut

After much anticipation, the NEW black t-shirt is finally here. It has the same supersoft ringspun cotton material as the Gray Vintage T-Shirt. CLICK HERE to order your shirt today.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Tim Tebow's New Book Cover Features D1 Shot

D1 athlete Tim Tebow released the cover for his new book, Through My Eyes. The photo was shot by Jeremy Cowart at D1 back when Tim was training for the NFL Combine.
Here is the cover:

Here is the full shot:

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

FRS/D1 Partnership Taking Off in the D1 Facilities

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Savannah Morning News Features D1 Training Tips

Check out soccer explosion tips from Savannah facility coordinator, Robert Creel in the Savannah Morning News: "Lindsey Vasher plays soccer for Richmond Hill High School and the Coastal Georgia Soccer Association. She is going to show you one of the ways we train for that explosion — the Depth Jump Sprint. To do a Depth Jump Sprint, you’ll need a box between 6 inches and 18 inches high. Place the box on the ground and climb on top."
CLICK HERE to see read the full story and see the video.

Monday, March 21, 2011

D1's Scott Stallings Finishes 3rd at PGA Tournament

Congrats to D1 Knoxville athlete Scott Stallings for finishing third at the PGA's Transitions Championship in Tampa this weekend. Scott finished two strokes behind the leader and had an awesome hole-in-one in Round 3 of the tournament. Looks like all his hard work at D1 is paying off! Well deserved finish! CLICK HERE to follow Scott on Twitter.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Thursday, March 17, 2011

College Recruiting Tip: Should I Attend a College Camp?

This is Jared Montz and you are reading the March 2011 free College Recruiting e-newsletter by CollegeRecruitingWebsite.com.

Happy Mardi Gras! I am from Louisiana and this past Tuesday was Mardi Gras, or 'Fat Tuesday' as the locals call it. Yes, Mardi Gras usually symbolizes celebration and time off but in Louisiana, after its all over, athletes and parents start thinking about summer and what camps to attend.

Should you attend college camps? Yes! Should you attend every college camp? No! Should you attend just any college camp? No! You should attend college camps of colleges you are interested in playing at.

CLICK HERE to read the rest of this blog or visit CollegeRecruitingWebsite.com

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

D1 Birmingham Event Coming This Weekend

This Saturday March 19, D1 Birmingham is hosting its Beach Body Boot Camp Experience event. The event is for adults 18+ and is totally free. Attending this event will help you kick-start beach season by burning calories, feeling great, and helping to get you fit. The event is from 12:30 to 1:30 pm and is limited to the first 30 registrants, so CLICK HERE for more information and to get registered.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

D1 Chattanooga Trainer Featured in Ebony Magazine

Donna L, a Chattanooga radio personality, who trained at D1 Chattanooga, overcame her self proclaimed "cookie addiction", and lost nearly 90 pounds. She is now a trainer at D1 Chattanooga and leads her own class called Donna's D.I.V.A.s, a program for women to come together through physical fitness. She recently told her story to the writers at Ebony. To read Donna's story of personal triumph CLICK HERE and to visit Donna's website CLICK HERE.

Monday, March 14, 2011

D1 Cincinnati Becoming a Popular Location for NFL Pre-Draft and Offseason Workouts

D1 Cincinnati is making a name for itself in training top athletes. TE Daniel Hardy from the University of Idaho represented D1 at the NFL Combine and now prepares for his Pro Day. FB Kevin Gidrey from USF, LB Melvin Patterson from ECU and CB Julian Posey from Ohio University are training hard for their Pro Days as well. Also, Washington Redskins DE Jeremy Jarmon, Cincinnati Bengals FB Fui Vakapuna and OL Otis Hudson are getting right during the offseason.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Tropics Kickball Combine Photo

Congrats to Tropics Kickball who just finished 16 weeks of Combine Training. Check out their Combine photo! Looks like the 2010 football crew.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Bulluck and Vanden Bosch Reunite at D1

Keith Bulluck and Kyle Vanden Bosch were teammates on the Tennessee Titans from 2005-2009, but this past season they went their separate ways. Bulluck is now a free agent after spending last year with the New York Giants, and Vanden Bosch is entering his second season with the Detroit Lions. Although they aren't on the same defensive anymore, the duo are again working out together at D1 Nashville. CLICK HERE to read the story in the Tennessean about them working out together at D1 and their off-season plans.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

NFL Players Working Out at D1 While Labor Talks Continue

For the past few weeks several current NFL players have been spending their mornings and afternoons at D1 training for the upcoming NFL season, even with the uncertainties surrounding a new CBA agreement and a potential lockout. Last Friday the Tennessean was at D1 Nashville and spoke with some of these players including Kyle Vanden Bosch, Keith Bulluck, Jared Cook, and Donnie Nickey. To read the article and what these players had to say about the labor issues CLICK HERE.

D1 Savannah is Training for a Purpose

D1 Savannah has joined the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and is asking for your help. They are raising money to try and put an end to breast cancer. You can sign up to join the fight against breast cancer HERE or you can gain more information by visiting D1 Savannah and asking for Robert, Sara, or Jordan. Let's train for a purpose!

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Eryk Anders Making Last Effort for NFL Spot at D1

Former University of Alabama linebacker Eryk Anders is making one last push for his NFL dreams. Anders, who made his name known after his late sack and forced fumble in the 2009 National Championship game, currently plays for the Colorado Ice of the Indoor Football League, and has been training at D1 Birmingham. Anders has also been training kids at D1. He is hoping to work out at Alabama's Pro Day on Wednesday for NFL scouts and to earn a roster spot for the upcoming season. To read more about Anders and his potential route to the NFL CLICK HERE.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Thursday, March 3, 2011

DJ Williams Preparing for Draft at D1 Little Rock

Division III All-American Preping for NFL at D1 Columbus

Eddie Vallery, a two time Division III All-American defensive end at Wittenberg University, is doing all he can to make his NFL dreams come true. He was recently asked to participate in Ohio State's pro day after his time training at D1 Columbus. He was originally slated to perform at Akron's pro day, but thanks to D1's Ohio State connections Vallery will work out for NFL scouts with Ohio State's potential draftees on March 11. To read more about Eddie and his route to the NFL CLICK HERE. Good luck Eddie!

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

D1 Greenville Rookie Wins Pro Kart Race

John "JW" Warren, who trains as a Rookie at D1 Greenville, won two out of his three races this weekend on the Pro Kart Tour in Huntsville, AL. He won the Pro Race, where he raced against and beat 23 of the best drivers in the country in his age group. This is the biggest win of JW's young racing career and even in his big moment he thought of D1, "I would like to thank GOD, all the people at Southside Christian School who help me, High Tech Racing, Brett Miller, and the guys at D1 Sports in Greenville for making me stronger." Great wins JW! Keep up the hard work!

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

D1 Corporate Wellness Partner Begins Biggest Loser Competition

The Averitt D1 Corporate Wellness facility in Cookville, TN has teamed up with the Averitt Express on-site clinic, which is run by Marathon Health, for a 12 week Biggest Loser competition. To participate in this program, competitors had to meet a certain BMI (Body Mass Index) criteria. During the program the Averitt clinic takes care of all the nutrition and biometrics needs, while the wellness center takes care of the physical side of the game. The program just finished its fourth week, and the 38 competitors have lost a total of 263 lbs. Way to go group, keep it up!