Must-Attend Events for Middle and High School Athletes

Richmond, Virginia (May 19, 2009) – College athletics are more competitive than ever, which means athletes need to stand out from the crowd. On Saturday, May 30, 2009, Acceleration Richmond will hold several events to help athletes and their parents learn how to do just that.

First, middle and high school football players are invited to the Central Virginia Football Combine at 10:00 a.m. at St. Catherine’s School Lower Fields. For a minimal cost of $50, students can fine-tune their skills in the following areas: 40-yard dash, Pro-Agility, L-Drill, Vertical Jump, Broad Jump, and 185lb Bench Press* (high school only).

Acceleration Richmond will award 10 of these athletes with a “Golden Pass” to participate in a Football University (FBU) mini-camp. This will occur at Acceleration Richmond’s Open House and will feature a Free Football Recruiting Seminar presented by Every participant in an FBU mini-camp will be exposed to Acceleration Richmond’s specialized football training program- from pre-camp assessment of gait, stability, strength and power, through mini-camp experiences that will enhance every athlete’s speed, power, agility and playmaking skills, to a sit-down, post-camp evaluation with each player and his parents.

The Acceleration Richmond Open House will take place following the combine at 1:00 p.m. at the Acceleration Richmond facility – 1501 Maple Avenue, Suite 100. Athletes and their parents will get advice from professionals and learn the following information:

· What It Takes To Elevate Your Game to the Next Level
· Every Aspect of the Recruiting Process
· How to Obtain a College Scholarship
· How to Receive Maximum College Exposure
· How to Move to the Top of Recruiters’ Target Lists

The Open House and College Recruiting Seminar are free of charge and are must-attend events for athletes who are looking to gain a competitive edge. It is not necessary to participate in the combine to attend.

About Acceleration Richmond
Acceleration Richmond is the area’s premier athlete training center and fitness facility, specializing in the one-of-a-kind Athletic Republic sports training programs. The specially educated trainers and staff are committed to helping clients achieve their athletic and fitness performance goals. Acceleration Richmond operates in the Sheltering Arms outpatient clinic on Maple Avenue. For more information, contact (804) 545-FAST, or visit