Santa Barbara Track Club Partners with Peak Performance Project
World-renowned performance institute with locations in Santa Barbara and Atlanta to lead strength and conditioning for the SBTC
Santa Barbara, Calif. (November 6, 2018) – The Santa Barbara Track Club (SBTC), hosted at Westmont College, welcomes the Peak Performance Project (P3) as its official strength and conditioning partner. From 3D motion capture and force plate testing to individualized training sessions, SBTC athletes will benefit greatly from P3’s insights and experience to compete at the highest international levels.
Founded in Santa Barbara by Dr. Marcus Elliott, P3 is a world leading training environment and research laboratory utilizing best in class technology to improve performance in the world’s best athletes, including those in the NBA, NFL, MLB and national teams in the US and abroad.
“At P3 we’ve innovated a data-driven approach to building professional athletes in the NBA, NFL, and MLB. Applying this model that leaves no stone unturned when it comes to understanding the athlete is a perfect fit for developing Olympic-level track athletes - a sport where there can be no system slack,” commented Dr. Elliott.
“Partnering with the team at P3 allows us to meet the strength and conditioning demands of our athletes, but moreover to individually meet their own needs based on analysis and assessment,” stated SBTC Executive Director and Head Coach, Josh Priester.
About Peak Performance Project
Founded in 2006 by Harvard-trained physician, Dr. Marcus Elliott, P3 is world-renowned sports science institute with a rich history leveraging technology to build better athletes. P3 has worked with many of the best athletes and teams in sport and continues to strive to raise the bar and advance athletic performance.
About the Santa Barbara Track Club
The Santa Barbara Track Club (SBTC) hosted at Westmont College aims to provide a pathway to the podium for athletes of all ages and abilities. The SBTC is comprised of Olympic and aspiring Olympic Track & Field athletes, a Youth Track Club as well as members of the general public all seeking to reach their highest potential.
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With a certain subset of our athletes, we employ a dowel on back Countermovement Jump vs. a Countermovement with an arm swing. It’s safe to say that professional track athlete @timehrhardt of @santabarbaratc accelerates very well vertically even without the aid of an arm swing. Can you guess how high he jumps in this clip?