Monday, January 7, 2008

Brian Brohm preparing for the next level with Coach Clif Marshall at Ignition

One of the top quarterbacks in this year’s 2008 NFL Draft has been spending some time preparing for the NFL Combine in Cincinnati. Brian Brohm hooked up with an old mentor in Performance Director Clif Marshall last week. Clif and Brian go back a ways to when Clif was an assistant on the strength staff for the U of L football team. Clif has also worked with quarterback greats Chris Redman, Dave Ragone and Stefan Lefors all from Louisville. Brian will also be spending time in California working out and throwing with quarterback coach Bob Johnson. Brohm’s agency Athletes First is located in Southern California. Enjoy these photos of Brian training at Ignition last week.

David Pollack joins the Performance Staff at Ignition for NFL Combine Program

Ignition is proud to announce that David Pollack has joined the staff at Ignition and will work as a position coach for the 2008 NFL Combine Program. Pollack will assist Clif Marshall and his staff during strength and speed workouts, but will be directly responsible for the position work of the defensive line and linebackers during their sessions at Ignition. David will also serve as a mentor to the younger players and lead spiritual studies for the players who are interested in growing in their faith. David is a former standout at the University of Georgia and was the first round pick of the Bengals in the 2005 Draft.
“I am excited to be working with the guys at Ignition this year. Football has always been my passion. Working as a coach at Ignition gives me to opportunity to see the game from a different perspective. I really like the positive atmosphere here and I look to assist the players through the body-mind-spirit approach.” - David Pollack

College talent to train at Ignition for NFL Workouts

A number of college seniors will be heading to Ignition to train for their NFL Workouts. Last year Ignition trained four players who made active rosters for the 2007 season. This year 12 players will report to train for their respective NFL workouts. The first day of training will be January 7th. Here are a few of the athletes coming to Ignition.

Haruki Nakamura – Cincinnati / Safety
Nick Hill – Southern Illinois / Quarterback
Stanford Keglar – Purdue / Linebacker
Derrick Huff – EKU / Cornerback

One of the nations best college baseball players (Jeremy Hamilton) getting stronger-faster-better at Ignition

Over the last six weeks Jeremy Hamilton has been hard at work with Performance Coordinator Ted Borgerding at Ignition, focusing on improving speed, power and core strength. Jeremy is a local product from Princeton High School and is preparing for his junior year at Wright State University. It was Jeremy’s head baseball coach at WSU who advised him to get into the program at Ignition. He was selected to the USA Baseball team this past summer as one of the top college baseball players in America. He is projected to be a top pick in the 2008 MLB Draft. Take a look at what Jeremy has said about the experience he had at Ignition.
"Ignition has helped me take my game to the next level in just six weeks of training. In that short time I have noticed improvement in my power and explosive strength. I shaved 5 tenths off of my sixty time. (7.3 to a 6.8) I couldn’t have worked with a better coaching staff than I did at Ignition. They treat you like family and are determined to make you a better player. If you want to get better take your game to Ignition where the results are guaranteed." - Jeremy Hamilton

Ignition APG opens the doors on a new world class facility in Mason Ohio

The address has changed but the program has stayed the same! To impact athletes of all age levels by impacting the body-mind-spirit as well as making our athletes stronger-faster-better. Ignition has opened the doors on a beautiful new facility located at Wall2Wall in Mason, Ohio. The new facility is fully equipped with the finest equipment including the Woodway Force Treadmills, Bod Pod Body Composition testing device, as well as Power Lift and Iron Grip strength equipment. In addition to the equipment, Ignition athletes have access to one of the largest field turf areas in all of America to work on speed and agility. Stop in today to view this awesome facility. Check our website or call 513-247-9501 if you are interested in any of our programs for the winter.