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08 Jun

We’re Bringin’ the Inside, OUT!

June 14–July 25th-ish (6 WEEKS)

*CLOSED JULY 1 FOR CANADA Day

Come Play Outside!

Covid has affected everyone’s mental and physical health, wellness and performance, so this year we are turning things Inside Out!

Since we still can’t bring you inside, we’ll bring the inside to you, outside with the coaching and programming you love and even more opportunities for athletic movement and development! It is the perfect time to get moving again as we kickoff our first (and hopefully last) Inside Out Pandemic Performance Program.  

Sure, it might be in a parking lot but in the words of the great Patches O’Houlihan, “If you can dodge a car, you can dodge a ball.” *please note no cars (or wrenches) will be dodged during this program

Without inside training opportunities it has been difficult to keep the kids and youth athletes on a specific, progressive training schedule. Most parents, athletes and families are keen to bring back some social together-ing while we maintain our physical distancing.

During Stage 1 we can now begin to phase in the outdoor training option as we wait to come back inside for in-person training. Outdoor programs will be confirmed based on registration and confirmation of groups. Groups size is still limited to 10 during Stage 1 so space is limited.

All of our Youth and Athlete small group programs place an emphasis on teaching and coaching the development of movement skills (agility, speed, explosive first step…) strength, overall fitness & athleticism based on age, experience, and athletic goals. We strive to help each person learn, understand and excel in every session in a fun, challenging small group environment.

All of our youth classes are coached in small groups, with attention to individual needs. Each person has their own dedicated space to move, lift and learn as we aspire to inspire everyone to a lifelong appreciation for health and fitness and help them move better and perform better in their sport and/or in their daily life along the way.

Initial Outdoor Options: all sessions will take place on the North side of Move365 (in front of the Mural facing Dundas Street unless otherwise noted). Everyone will still need to check in with the coach for attendance and Covid screening. Masks are still mandatory for exercise in Stage 1. Classes are weather dependent but will go in light rain but cancel in the case of extreme weather. We will make a decision on this based on forecast the night before when possible.

  • Stage 1 sessions
  • Essential Athlete Development (ages 12-14)
  • Tuesday and\or Thursday 4-5pm (1st sessions June 15th)
  • Saturday 12-1pm
  • Ongoing Thursday & Saturday until updated on Stage 2 and 3 details
  • Closed July 1 for Canada Day
  • Price – Unlimited $270 + HST Or $18\session *credit from previous in-person classes can be applied
  • Advanced Athlete Development (ages 14+)
  • Mon\Wed\Fri 4-5:15 OR 5:30-6:45 (1st sessions June 14th)
  • Saturday 10:30-11:45am
  • Ongoing until updated on Stage 2 and 3 details
  • Closed July 1 for Canada Day
  • Price – Unlimited $324 + HST Or $20\session *credit from previous in-person classes can be applied
Come Out & Play!
Youth Inside Out Program Schedule

New to Move365? We make it easy to start moving everyday with your First Week FREE! Applies to on-site, outdoor, Live & On-Demand Virtual Classes

Get Your Family moving with a 10% Discount for 2 or more

Want to be sure we are serious enough for you? Book a trial class session

Please CONTACT US us to register or for more details.

Bringin’ the Inside Out

FUNDAMENTAL ATHLETIC DEVEOPMENT – ages 9-11

Kids are not just little adults, the need to learn to move properly and have some fun along the way. This is the beginning of athletic development. The FUNDAMENTAL Program focuses on developing overall athleticism, body awareness, the important elements of physical literacy, fitness & performance. We will put the FUN in Fundamental! Kids will learn how to stop & land, change direction efficiently, and build a foundation of coordination and movement efficiency through games, drills and progressions designed to build specific movement skills, help them move better, react quicker, be faster and have fun!

ESSENTIAL ATHLETIC DEVEOPMENT – ages 12-14

The ESSENTIAL Athletic Development Program is the perfect opportunity for young teens to learn to train properly in order to develop all aspects of fitness, athleticism, strength, & athletic performance. The program will challenge movement skill development, and teach the key components of strength (squat, lunge, hinge, push, pull etc). EAD is also a perfect progression program to bridge the gap between the Fundamental age and the Advanced Athlete Development Program.

ADAVANCED ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT – ages 14+

Athletes need to continuously work to build the qualities that will help them excel in sport & maximize their training knowledge & training capacity at this crucial development age. Anyone who just wants to learn to move better, get stronger, and improve their health and fitness can also benefit in this program. The ADVANCED program is designed for athletes aged 14+ who are ready to expand their development, to build more athletic strength, explosive power, athletic movement skills, linear & multi directional speed, & more. This 75min program is designed to help each athlete elevate their training and their performance to the next level

Also available:

  • High Performance Athlete Training (and Custom Small Groups)
  • High Performance Team Training (and Custom Small Groups)
  • Youth Personal Training
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Injury Rehab, Athletic Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Massage Therapy

Please CONTACT US for more details on programs, COVID protocols, schedules or to register. Please visit our YOUTH PROGRAMS PAGE for full class descriptions.

08 Jun

We’re Bringin’ the Inside, OUT

New Adult Program Progression Begins July 5

July 5–Aug 15 (6 WEEKS)

Come Play Outside!

Covid has affected everyone’s mental and physical health, wellness and performance, so this year we are turning things Inside Out!

Since we still can’t bring you inside, we’ll bring the inside to you, outside with the coaching and programming you love and even more opportunities for athletic movement and development! It is the perfect time to get moving again as we kickoff our first (and hopefully last) Inside Out Pandemic Performance Program.  

Sure, it might be in a parking lot but in the words of the great Patches O’Houlihan, “If you can dodge a car, you can dodge a ball.” *please note no cars (or wrenches) will be dodged during this program

Our Virtual adult fitness & small group programs having been humming along well throughout the pandemic but everyone is keen to bring back some social together-ing while we maintain our physical distancing.

During Phase 1 we will continue with our current Live Virtual and On-Demand programs and begin to phase in the outdoor training option as we assess demand for in-person vs. virtual training. Outdoor programs will be confirmed based on registration and confirmation of groups. Groups size is still limited to 10 during Stage 1 so space is limited.

Initial Outdoor Options: all sessions will take place on the North side of Move365 (unless otherwise noted). Everyone will still need to check in for attendance and Covid screening. Masks are still mandatory for exercise in Stage 1. Classes are weather dependent but will go in light right but be cancelled or shift to virtual in the case of extreme weather. We will make a decision on this based on forecast the night before when possible.

As soon as we are able to come inside and expand our program schedule we will; although we may still sneak outside for some Vitamin D as well.

  • Stage 1 sessions
  • Thursday 6am, 9:15am
  • Saturday 9:15am
  • Ongoing Thursday & Saturday until we move to stage 2
  • Price – $20\session*
  • *Price will be prorated into current Virtual billing and/or credit from previous in-person classes can be used here as well.
New Adult Program Progression Begins July 5th
Adult Inside Out Program Schedule

Still not ready to come outside and play? Let our coaches come to you with at home Virtual workouts or our customized Move365 Online Training APP!

Virtual Move365

We recognize that not everyone is ready to come back. People are working on completely different schedules, and many have set up pretty sweet home gyms over the last 6 months. This also means many prefer to continue some/all of their workouts at home for the foreseeable future. We have been evolving and growing in this new frontier, and are excited to have at home, virtual training options available with both LIVE and On-Demand options (recorded from the live classes), including access to all previous virtual classes.

LIVE Virtual @home classes – Available every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning at 9:15am and\or Tues\\Fri at 6am *The Thurs Virtual class will now be outside – weather permitting

On-Demand Virtual Classes – available, well, on-demand!

Virtual Class Pricing

VIRTUAL LIVE CLASSES

  • 3x/week = $150/month
  • “Drop-In” $15/class
  • *Prices do not include HST

VIRTUAL ON-DEMAND CLASSES – $50/month *Prices do not include HST

Bundle both Live and On-Demand Virtual sessions for only $175 + HST (Save $25)

All of our Adult small group programs place an emphasis on coaching movement, strength, overall fitness & athleticism based on age, experience, and athletic goals. We strive to help each person learn, and excel in a fun, challenging small group environment.

New to Move365? We make it easy to start moving everyday with your First Week FREE! Applies to on-site, outdoor, Live & On-Demand Virtual Classes

Get Your Family moving with a 10% Discount for 2 or more

Want to be sure we are serious enough for you? Book a complimentary 1-on-1 session

Please CONTACT US us to register or for more details.

Virtual LIVE!

21 Jul

Congratulations Durham Region, we made it. Phase 3 is here!

Now, that being said, let’s not get overly excited. There is still work to do to keep this virus at bay but in the meantime, we have the green light to get our programs rolling for everyone and help all of our Move365 community get back to focusing on their health, fitness and performance.

As with the rest of the world, everything is different. This includes how we are doing things here at Move365. Rather than running our regular programs we are going to ease into everything carefully, for the sake of our team and for each of you. Introducing the Move365 Don’t Call it a Comeback, Camps for adults and youth.

6 Week Camp Program Aug 4-Sept 13

Please see below for full details on our Adult & Youth Don’t Call it a Comeback, Camps! But before we outline the details, here are a few updates on what to expect at move365 when you come back.

Move365 is Not a Gym

We don’t expect everyone to be back to full go right away so you can expect the coaches will be easing everyone back in to their programs based on where they/you need to be.

Clean up on aisle 6!

In accordance with regulations and with what we feel offers the best standards for health and safety, your experience at Move365 will include the following changes:

  • Enter through the front door at 104 Byron Street
  • Sanitize hands
  • Face coverings must be worn in the entrance and common areas (but not in training centre once you can ensure physical distance)
  • Check in at the front desk includes health screening & temperature check each day
  • One way traffic flow through main hall to training area
  • The downstairs area, washrooms and showers will be OPEN for Phase 3 however only one way traffic on the stairs and maintain physical distance in dressing room area
  • Maximum Small Group sizes of 8
  • Make you way to your station/rack of choice and wait for coach instructions
  • Manage all equipment you need and keep at your station until end of session
  • Move. Lift. Learn. Get better!
  • Clean all equipment used
  • Celebrate with virtual High 5s
  • Exit through side door only
Training Station space is 11+ feet between each person

Don’t Call it a COMEBACK, CAMP!

We have had great success with our athlete groups over the past few weeks and are hoping to hit the ground running for all of our adult and youth groups as everyone feels ready to get rolling. We will be offering a modified schedule of our usual classes for adults and youth as well as new Virtual Live classes for those who are not ready to head inside.

Virtual Move365

Throughout the shutdown Coach Michelle kept everyone moving with free, live Instagram workouts and we tried to keep everyone informed and active through our social media platforms as well a our Move365 Online Training App. As we evolve into this new frontier, we recognize that not everyone is ready to come back to inside. People are working on completely different schedules, they do not have child care available, and many have set up pretty sweet home gyms over the last 6 months. This also means many prefer to continue some/all of their workouts at home for the foreseeable future.

With this in mind we will have a menu of Virtual Coaching and Training Options including Virtual Live Classes (starting with 3x per week), On-demand Virtual Classes (recorded from the live classes), including access to all previous virtual classes, and ongoing training options from our Move365 Online app.

The Virtual Live Classes Schedule will begin the week of Aug 3 as part of our 6 week Comeback Camp!


Don’t Call it a Comeback, Camp

Aug 4-Sept 13

Adult Small Group Programs

The 6 Week Comeback Camp will take you through a coached progression of our core foundational adult classes as we work to help get everyone moving well again, every day. Please see below for the weekly schedule overview or visit our ADULT PROGRAMS PAGE for full class descriptions.

6 week Adult Camp Fees   

@Move365 Small Group Sessions    

2x/week $299   3x/week   $350

Virtual Live Classes (Only)

              2x/week $180 3x/week $225

On-Demand Only                        $75

Comeback Combo (all access)   $475

*Prices do not include HST

Adult Comeback Camp Schedule Grid

 

Youth Small Group Programs

The 6 Week Comeback Camp will take each kid through a coached progression  of our core foundational youth classes based on their age, experience, and athletic goals in order to help them learn to move better, understand proper mechanics of movement and give them a fun, challenging experience that will hopefully lead to a lifelong appreciation for health and fitness and perform better in their sport and/or in their daily life. Please see below for the weekly schedule overview or visit our YOUTH PROGRAMS PAGE for full class descriptions and youth development philosophy.

Don’t Call it a Comeback, Camp Aug 4-Sept 13

Youth Small Group Programs 6 week Comeback Camp        

Fundamental Development 60 min (ages 10-11)

2x/week $240

Essential Development 60min (ages 12-13)   

2x/week $240     3x/week $270

Advanced Athletic Development 75m (age 14-17)       

2x/week $300                 3x/ week $375

*Prices do not include HST

Youth Comeback Camp Schedule Grid

We could not be more excited to be back coaching and helping all of our Move365 community get moving.

If you have any questions or would like to register for any of the Comeback Camp options, please give s a call at 905-217-0664 or email jeff@move365.ca

#BetterTogether


10 Nov

Anyone can train athletes and make them tired but it takes a coach to teach them, to motivate them, to get them to buy-in to the process and to make them better.

Quality movement is the key to athletic excellence. It is also the key to optimal health, fitness and performance. Developing hockey players is a long term process that takes planning, patience and purposeful programming (on and off the ice) to initiate motor learning (new skills and movement patterns), physical adaptations (strength, power, conditioning), and tactical knowledge (knowing where to be in space, team tactics, hockey IQ, etc.). 

Hockey players in Canada have the best opportunity for seasonal development. The off-season arrives as spring merges with summer just as school ends creating the perfect combination of time and opportunity for physical and mental preparation for the start of the season. Strength and conditioning coaches are blessed with the perfect laboratory of training as we have a chance to create programs and put together drills that take full advantage. Athletes generally have 10-12+ weeks to commit fully on setting and accomplishing the goals they have for the season and put the time and energy they need into achieving them. Unfortunately, many players and teams do not carry the momentum and development of the summer into the season. When this happens much of the hard earned summer gains can quickly begin to disappear. 

Hockey demands a high level of mental and physical focus for optimal performance. The season is long, practice time is often devoted to technical development, tactical execution and positional/strategic rehearsal with the odd “bag-skate” mixed in, often to the detriment of conditioning & skating technique rather than improving it. How can players keep getting better, stay strong and continue to maximize their in-game performance as the season progresses?

The game of hockey, while intense and physical, does not create adequate opportunity for strength and conditioning development. The opposite usually results. A well designed training schedule can stop the potential decline and should continue to allow the athlete to improve. It should develop athletic foundations, increase performance, improve mobility/stability, and help maximize recovery & regeneration. As the season starts the timing is perfect to re-set the body, re-focus on new goals and re-boot the training program within the in-season schedule. This means working around practices and competitions, scheduling on and off-ice development and considering recovery and adaptation needs such as nutrition, hydration, rest and sleep. From a programming perspective, the program should build intensity and complexity back up through the fall, then re-set again in December in order to peak for the post-season and playoffs in Feb/March.

Learn it. Earn it. Own it.

When it comes to skill development we learn in a relatively specific process. The level of learning, depth of learning and ultimate potential of skill development comes down to how good the coach/teacher is, how much deliberate/purposeful practice the athlete can put in along the way and how successful they are at making a new skill their own. This is the same for sports skills as it is for learning new drills, movement patterns and exercises in the gym. Quality learning opportunities, commitment and effort can go a long way in setting athletes up for success, while genetics and innate ability play a significant role in how fast this can happen and how high the ceiling may be for development, so choose your parents wisely!   

Skill Acquisition

To build competence in a new skill, there are 3 main stages for learning new skills and motor patterns: 

LEARN IT! This is known as the Cognitive Stage. Everything during this stage takes more time and focus and ideally, a good coach/teacher to guide you through as efficiently as possible. We fail often and begin to build patterns of success and/or bad habits along the way. It can be slow, frustrating and even embarrassing but it is also often the most rewarding. The good news is kids learn fast (sorry parents) especially at younger ages so when it comes to developing skills, languages, music etc. the sooner the better.

EARN IT! This is the Associative Stage. Now we have the basic skill and need to practice, practice, practice. This practice however needs to be purposeful and ideally with good feedback and positive reinforcement in order for it to become a more repeatable motor pattern. Practice does not always make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.  This is where the most improvement and development takes place and where we see limits and potential in certain skills. Some people are not built to be gymnasts.

OWN IT! This is the Autonomous (or Automatic) Stage. You got this! The skill is yours. You don’t need to think about it, you just feel it. Now it is time to make it better which means pushing your skill to a new level and moving back into the cognitive or associative stage in order to progress to new levels of success. Once you get to this level of skill acquisition, that skill is yours.

Overload. Adapt. Perform. Repeat.

Off-ice training that focuses on overloading the entire athlete will help enhance balance, athletic movement skills (speed-agility-quickness and reaction skills), strength and power production, mobility, stability and resilience to injury. The right exercises with the right coaching can take off-ice gains and see them expressed as improved on-ice performance.

Movement efficiency, reactivity, nervous system firing and skill execution under fatigue are often what separate the top players from the rest. Injuries often occur during high speed braking and when exploding out of a stop-and-start. Deceleration drills, agility, change of direction skills and plyometrics, with ongoing coaching and feedback for improved mechanics, can help prepare players for in-game demands and turn an injury risk into a strength. As players learn these athletic movement skills they will become more evasive, more confident and more durable. 

Upper body strength is the biggest loser over the course of a season. Since skating is leg dominant, weight room time can shift more of a focus to upper body lifts and core strength and conditioning. Athletic, multi-joint lifts are stabilized by the core and initiated and fed by the legs so they are the most efficient for continual in-season development. Two to three short lifts per week with moderate to heavy weights are needed to maintain and improve upper body strength and mass.

Hip and shoulder mobility, core stability and overall mobility and flexibility are key in-season elements to injury prevention and performance. Uncovering weak links with each athlete and knowing which areas require the most attention, can help keep the focus of in-season programming as personal and efficient for each individual athlete in order to minimize wasted time and energy.

Peak for Progress NOT Maintenance

15-20 years ago players did not START training until they arrived at Training Camp; hence the name. In the last 10 years off-season training has evolved and progressed to maximize the size, strength, speed and skill of athletes as the season starts but there is still another level we must continue to develop.

Players want to be at their best when the competitive season hits, not in September. No matter how hard, or how smart or how effectively the athlete works in the off-season, players who do not participate in a proper in-season conditioning program are often detrained by playoff time and, at the highest risk for injury when they need to be the most prepared.

The current in-season programming mentality still focuses too much on maintenance and not enough on progression. It sells short the potential of the players along with the knowledge of a skilled strength and conditioning coach and it’s becomes a roll of the dice to the athlete to expect that they can avoid injury and perform at their best when the playoffs arrive. The goal should be to keep getting stronger, keep improving their conditioning, keep getting better and ensure that their workouts are not just wasting their time and their energy.

A properly designed seasonal program (post-season, off-season, in-season…) will carry the momentum of each training cycle into the next and allow the athlete to keep climbing higher, moving faster and performing better. Integrating stability, mobility, athletic movement, strength, power  and conditioning into each training session can ensure that each player stays mentally sharp, physically prepared and physiologically capable of performing their best, when their best is needed.

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