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What is Power Athlete?

In short, Power Athlete is a training system and community for building strong, efficient, faster, more powerful athletes.

This website is provides an online community called the Power Athlete Forums and custom training to fit the needs of any athlete as our goal is to Empower Performance.

Power Athlete personifies the attitude and vision of its creator, John Welbourn. As a 9 year starter in the NFL, John's focus was to be a strong, fast and explosive athlete that was able to utilize his skills for success on the field. In 2009, he launched the CrossFit Football site and retired from the NFL to teach his brand of training and bring this knowledge and attitude to a broader community. The site has exploded due to the performance oriented mindset and no bullshit attitude.

With performance at the forefront, we see the emergence of Power Athlete, a site continuing where CrossFit Football leaves off; as an online resource dedicated to providing coaches and athletes of various backgrounds comprehensive insight into meeting their training goals.

From day one, the training has had a singular focus to develop strength, speed, and athleticism for power athletes.  While fitness is just one component of athleticism, efficient movement and stability are paramount in sport.  We strive for perfection of movement, strength of body and mind, and put an emphasis in training as we fight. Power Athlete has worked with thousands of athletes ranging from amateur to professionals and have decades of experience coaching and playing at professional levels.

One thing is clear: in competition, very few rise to the occasion, the majority tend to fall to the level of their training. To account for this, we believe in the persistent pursuit of perfection with our athletes.

The Power Athlete team is dedicated to providing relevant content to our followers with one goal in mind: creating strong, efficient, fast and most importantly, powerful athletes.

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