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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

D1 Athlete Tim Tebow To Release Book Today

D1 athlete Tim Tebow is releasing his own book, Through My Eyes, today. It is an inspirational memoir about life as he chose to live it, revealing how his faith and family values, combined with his relentless will to succeed, and how it has molded him into the person that he is today. Check out the video below with some D1 clips and make sure to order the book by CLICKING HERE. Also don't forget the book cover was shot at D1 by D1 athlete Jeremy Cowart.

Through My Eyes from Tim Tebow on Vimeo.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Improving Speed with a Multi-Directional Five-Cone Drill

Check out this video with Savannah head speed coach Robert Creel on improving speed using a multi-directional five-cone drill. CLICK HERE to read the full story in the Savannah Morning News. Good stuff!

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Icky Woods & Doc Kremchek Give Advice at D1 Cincy

South Magazine Recaps Tebow/Walker Workouts

The South Magazine came out for the workouts with Tim Tebow and Herschel Walker in Savannah. CLICK HERE to check out their video recap. Very cool!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Nashville Collegiate Crew Heating Up

Summer is here and the Nashville collegiate group is training hard. Here is a list of a few of the athletes in the group.

William Carter – MTSU – Football
Josh Tate – Naval Academy – Football
Twyxx Daniels – Alabama A&M – Volleyball
Adrian Williamson – Cumberland/PreDraft Camp - Basketball
Stefen Jordan – Hampton University – Football
Jarrett Blihovde – Carson Newman – Football
Cody Blihovde – Carson Newman – Football
Jeremy Holt – Harding University – Football
Curtis Steele – Baltimore Ravens – Football
Tony Rowland – MTSU – Football
Reggie Farmer – MTSU – Football
Emily Peeler – Furman – Basketball
Megan Grindstaff – Baylor - Soccer
Dan Austin – Brown - Football

Monday, May 23, 2011

D1 Knoxville Team Wins Louisville Cup

Congrats to D1 Knoxville's SCOR Mavericks as they won the Louisville Cup. The Mavericks played four games with only 13 players to win the U17 age group. The Mavericks play out of the Soccer Club of Oak Ridge and train with Amy Coleman at D1 Knoxville. The 18 players on the squad represent 11 different high schools in East TN.

Friday, May 20, 2011

D1 Little Rock Training Athletes for the NFL

Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Stacy Andrews, Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Julius Pruitt, new Green Bay Packers tight end D.J. Williams and others are training hard at D1 Little Rock. D1 Little Rock is developing a reputation! Nice work to the D1 Little Rock staff. Iron Sharpens Iron!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

STACK Blog Features Herschel Walker

You’re never too old to learn something new, as Herschel Walker proved during his workout at D1-Savannah this past Saturday, May 14. In fact, Walker’s passion for learning has been a defining quality of his athletic career.

The former Heisman Trophy winner was an All-American sprinter at the University of Georgia, a member of the U.S. bobsled team at the 1992 Winter Olympics and a black belt in Taekwondo—all before he retired from the NFL in 1997.
CLICK HERE to read the whole thing.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

STACK Blogs about Tebow's Workout

“It’s not always about the workout. It’s about the work ethic,” says Tim Tebow. “When you have the work ethic, then you can find the right workout to fit your body and fit what you’re trying to accomplish.”

Before Tebow arrived at the D1 training facility in Savannah last Thursday, May 12, Kurt Hester, national director of training for D1, regaled STACK with the story of their first meeting at D1′s Nashville site. It was the first week of January 2010, and Tebow, the most decorated college football player in recent history, was searching for a training facility to prepare for the NFL Combine.
CLICK HERE to read the whole blog from STACK.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Herschel Walker Works Hard at D1 Savannah

Check out this story from the Savannah Morning News regarding Herschel Walker's recent trip to D1 Savannah, - For age-defying Herschel Walker, 50 is the new 20.

“Oh gee, don’t say 50. I feel like I’m in my 20s,” said Walker, chronologically less than 10 months away from his 50th birthday but looking the part of a finely tuned athlete during a 45-minute workout Saturday morning at the D1 Savannah fitness facility.

CLICK HERE to read the whole story.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

D1 Savannah Prepares for Tim Tebow

It’s Tebow time in Savannah.

Denver Broncos quarterback and Florida Gators legend Tim Tebow, who last month joined Georgia Bulldogs legend Herschel Walker as a co-owner of D1 Sports Savannah, will visit the training facility today.

Walker, the 1982 Heisman Trophy winner, will visit at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Tebow, the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner, is scheduled to work out from 2:30-3:15 p.m. today with D1 Sports Director of Training Kurt Hester. Tebow will help instruct D1 classes from 4-6 p.m.

Both training experiences with Tebow and Walker are only open to D1 Sports Savannah members.

CLICK HERE to read the whole story in the Savannah Morning News.

Monday, May 9, 2011

D1 Co-Owner Heather Mitts Named to World Cup Team

D1 Cincinnati co-owner Heather Mitts was named to the U.S. World Cup team on Monday . Mitts, a two-time gold medalist who plays for the Atlanta Beat of Women’s Professional Soccer, has waited eight years for this opportunity. She was in line for a selection in 2003, but broke her leg three months before the tournament. In 2007, four months before the tournament, she tore the ACL in her left knee, then battled back to play on the gold-medal winning U.S. team a year later in Beijing. The Women’s World Cup is June 26-July 17 in Germany. The U.S. team plays its first match June 28 in Dresden. CLICK HERE for more.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

D1 Training helps pave way to Titans again

Check out the blog posted by Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean. "When the Titans selected Louisville offensive lineman Byron Stingily in the NFL Draft, he became the fifth player to be drafted by the Titans out of the D1 Combine class." CLICK HERE to see the whole list.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

McNabb, Smith and McCown Train at D1

In addition to the countless other NFL players training at D1 during this offseason, QB Donovan McNabb, WR Steve Smith and QB Josh McCown have gotten to D1 for some offseason training. CLICK HERE to check out the photos on D1's Facebook page. Be sure to "Like" the page while you're there.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Eric Berry Announces D1 Camps in Knoxville

Former Tennessee Vol and current Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has announced he will be holding an Elite Defensive Skills Clinic and an Iron Sharpens Iron camp in conjunction with D1 Knoxville and benefitting the Eric Berry Foundation.

The inaugural Elite Defensive Skills Clinic is for football athletes ages 15+ and will be held on Friday, June 24 at D1 Knoxville. The sessions are from 8:00-11:30 AM and 1:00-4:30 PM.

Iron Sharpens Iron Camp is for student-athletes ages 7-14. This is fundamental camp will be held at Grace Christian Academy on Saturday, June 25 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

For Registration info, CLICK HERE.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Drop Off Donations for Alabama Tornado Victims

In conjunction with Toomers for Tuscaloosa and The DeMeco Ryans Foundation, D1 Nashville, Huntsville, Little Rock and Birmingham will be taking donations for the Alabama tornado victims. Please drop off items at any of the four D1 locations on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday (5/2-5/4) and the items will be dropped directly to affected families.

Items at the top of the list include: baby items (Pedialyte, food, formula, diapers and wipes), batteries, toys, personal hygiene items, non-perishable food, broken-down boxes, packing tape, canned pet food, animal food bowls, bottled water, box fans, flashlights and First Aid supplies such as Advil and Benadryl.

For questions in Nashville, please call Mary Norvet 615.390.8571, mfnorvet@crimsonau.edu. For questions in Huntsville, please call Jeremy Miller at 256.880.1717 or jeremy.miller@d1sportstraining.com. For Birmingham, please call Cartwright Morris at 205.812.4756 or cartwright.morris@d1sportstraining.com. In Little Rock, contact Sammy Munsey at 501.231.6005 or Sammy.Munsey@d1sportstraining.com.

Savannah TV Features New D1 Co-Owner Tim Tebow

Congrats to D1 Athletes Drafted

Congrats to the D1 Athletes drafted into the NFL! Looking forward to where the rest of the crew lands in free agency.

Clint Boling, OL, Georgia - 4th Round
Luke Stocker, TE, Tennessee - 4th Round
Kris Durham, WR, Georgia - 4th Round
D.J. Williams, TE, Arkansas - D1 Little Rock - 5th Round
Byron Stingily, OT, Louisville - 6th Round
Greg Lloyd Jr., LB, UConn - 7th Round
Daniel Hardy, TE, University of Idaho - D1 Cincinnati - 7th Round