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Upper Hand Sports Podcast

Ep 25: Next Level Athletix - Greg Holcomb

on Feb 21, 2018 9:37:25 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Coach Greg Holcomb is the founder of Next Level Athletix. He has been training Quarterbacks since 2009, having instructed QB's at every level, from Division 1 collegiate, High School and at the youth level. In Summer 20-15, Holcomb launched the Rise & Fire QB Campetition, which draws some of the top QB's and skill position players in the Midwest. In 20-16 the event drew athletes with a combined 119 offers from D1 universities.   
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Episode 20: RCE Skills Academy Founder Ronnie Elliot

on Jan 17, 2018 9:45:00 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Coach Ronnie Elliot is a graduate of Duke University, where he was a 4 year letterman and 2-year Team Captain of the Football Team. Heralded as one of the top trainers in the Southeast, Coach Ronnie has earned a reputation for developing players through fundamentals, hard work and discipline. As a player Ronnie played point guard on his AAU, Middle School and High School basketball teams. Coach Ronnie was the 1998 Junior Olympic Gold Medalist. As a trainer he has worked with Basketball and Football players on every level, and has directed over 30 Camps in the past 2 years, in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Texas.
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Episode 9: Special Teams Football Academy & 5280 Dynamic Athletes

on Nov 1, 2017 7:40:00 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
This weeks podcast brings you two top-tier trainers starting with Chris Husby, owner and trainer at Special Teams Football Academy. Chris is a Professional Kicking, Punting and Snapping instructor and a former NFL Free Agent Kicking Specialist of 6 years. He trains athletes that span from the Midwest, Canada and various international countries. He brings together some of the top kicking experts in the Midwest to help athletes reach their highest potential. Hear Chris talk about the ins and outs of building a special teams training academy, as well as the importance of making a young athlete become a confident individual rather than a number. In the second half of the podcast, we’re joined by Marcell Kelly, owner and trainer at 5280 Dynamic Athletes. Marcell was born and raised in Champaign, IL where he played basketball at Centennial High School. He was coached by Division I coaches and is excited to share his knowledge with youth basketball players, as well as volleyball players and other athletes as he expands training at 5280. Hear more about Marcell’s motto, to "Keep striving and persevere" in the podcast!
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Episode 4: Fairfax Football Academy Owner Barry Thompson

on Sep 27, 2017 7:04:00 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Upper Hand Sports Pod talks with owner and coach at Fairfax Football Academy, Barry Thompson, about nurturing a great coaching staff, overcoming challenges in negative environments, and the "2 and 22" mentality he instills in his players. QB Coach Barry is one of the most successful QB Engineers in the DMV. Since 2014,  Barry has trained 23 Varsity Starters, Coached Elite 11 Events, USA Football National & International Teams. The Fairfax Football Academy connects with QBs (Youth to College) who want to get better and helps them achieve their goals.
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