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ABOUT

SpeedLab utilizes a combination of proven training methods, effective technologies and certified coaching to support it’s members long term athletic development. Running and movement techniques are foundational skills required for success in most sports, yet they are often overlooked. Our expert SpeedLab coaches leverage research-proven training methods from the Running School and Long Term Athletic Development principles to teach and enhance speed, strength and agility skills. Our program is supported by engaging and cutting-edge technology from Global Speed and Hawkin Dynamics, allowing athlete’s to receive objective and immediate feedback on their performance.

SpeedLab’s goal is to develop more confident athletes, allowing them to succeed in their sporting and exercise pursuits for a lifetime.

Our Methods

By utilizing leading technologies and research proven training methods from around the world we have created the most advanced athletic development program available. While immediate performance enhancement is always desirable, we are committed to the Long Term Athletic Development of each athlete we work with. Through elite level coaching and engaging environments, we aim to instill a confidence in each of our members that will last a lifetime.

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Our Methods

By utilizing leading technologies and research proven training methods from around the world we have created the most advanced athletic development program available. While immediate performance enhancement is always desirable, we are committed to the Long Term Athletic Development of each athlete we work with. Through elite level coaching and engaging environments, we aim to instill a confidence in each of our members that will last a lifetime.

See each of the 4 Performance pillars below that makes up our training model.
Click icon to see more info about the 4 performace pillars below.

ASSESSMENT

Our assessment is a carefully put together collection of tests allowing us to fully understand where your athletic qualities lie and what issues may be slowing you down. We take a well rounded view at how you move, how fast you move, how you produce force, your coordination and the efficiency of your nervous system. The Assessment gives an athlete Baseline scores to refer against and allows our coaches to map out your long term athletic development with us in all aspects of performance.

Movement & Running

Movement & Running

In-depth analysis of your running technique and functional movement capabilities.
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Strength & Power

Strength & Power

Taking a deep dive into the metrics that define how you produce force, in all planes on motion.
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SpeedTrack

SpeedTrack

Assessment of your acceleration and top speed capabilities, broken down into splits to best understand your speed profile.
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SPEEDCOURT

SPEEDCOURT

Testing your ability to change direction, differences left versus right and your cognitive time in response to information.
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STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Class Schedule

* Due to Health County Order, Adult classes have been suspended
Assessments will be back on the calendar shortly….

* Due to Health County Order, Adult classes have been suspended

Assessments will be back on the calendar shortly….

TEAM TRAINING

We work with local sports organizations to create programs designed and scheduled to suit the needs of the team or club. Baseball, Soccer, Softball, Basketball and Running Clubs have all benefitted from our Team Training options.

FAQ

SpeedLab classes range from $48 to $60 per session and are billed monthly. We offer additional discounts for private groups for 6 or more athletes. Inquire here: speedlab.wc@copastc.com

SpeedLab members have experienced significant development in their running and speed skills, making them more efficient in their sport. Many have reduced pain and put injuries behind them, with a new and improved understanding of how to move. This development is backed with our objective approach - regular testing of dynamic movement skills, speed, agility and cognitive capabilities.

After a 8-week training intervention with 102 youth athletes:
• Dynamic Movement Skills test scores improved an average of 65% for 8-11 year olds and 41% for 12-18 year olds.
• 30 Yard Sprint Speed improved on average of 8%

The assessment fee is waived for anyone registering for a SpeedLab membership. Once you register, we will atomically deposit a credit for a “Running & Movement Analysis” into your account. To book your assessment visit members.copastc.com/auth/signup by adding a “Running & Movement Analysis” into your cart.

For non members, the assessment fee is $150 (full price). SpeedLab regularly offers discounted assessments. If you register to become a SpeedLab member within 24 hours of your Assessment, then that fee gets waived.

SpeedLab memberships include weekly classes, a baseline assessment, regular re-assessments for progress tracking, a training t-shirt, and take-home exercises to continue development when not at SpeedLab. SpeedLab memberships also include unlimited Open Play Futsal.

If you haven’t created an account on our website yet, go ahead and access members.copastc.com/auth/signup and fill out the form to continue. If you already have an account, login at members.copastc.com/auth/login . Select Programs on the left menu and reserve your spot in the desired program. You will be billed on the day of your first session.

Great! We have new availability for all of our programs. Please login to your account at www.members.copastc.com and re-register for a day and time that works for you. Your credit card information will be taken at checkout, but you will not be billed until any remaining credit is used from before the closure.

All members that were attending classes prior to our closure on March 16th will have a credit on their account for their last payment made before the closure. Although credit card information will be taken when re-registration occurs, your account will not be charged at that time. Your credit will be applied to your new membership before you are billed again.

EX: You were billed on March 1st and COPA froze all memberships on March 16th. Your first session back is July 1st. You will not be billed again until July 15th.

Please visit www.officialspeedlab.com/reschedule to reschedule your class and more information.

Please visit copastc.com/reopening/ to see all of the precautions we are taking to keep our COPA community as safe as possible.

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STRENGTH & POWER

STRENGTH & POWER training principles proven to create more robust and resilient athletes, creating a foundation for performance.

TRAINING EMPHASIS:

TECH/SPACE:

MOVEMENT

Running Technique and Dynamic Movement Skills that encourage excellent motor skills

TRAINING EMPHASIS:

TECH/SPACE:

AGILITY

AGILITY training emphasis that develops correct mechanics, speed of reaction, cognition and neuromuscular coordination.

TRAINING EMPHASIS:

TECH/SPACE:

SPEED

SPEED development that brings advanced methods on training the neural pathways and effective sprint mechanics.

TRAINING EMPHASIS:

TECH/SPACE:

PERFORMANCE CENTER

The performance center houses Sorinex Olympic Lifting Racks, Athletic functional turf space, 4 Keiser functional air trainers, UMAX dumbbells, barbells, kettlebells and much more resistance training equipment. This brand new, state of the art training space is carefully designed to foster athletic development among all ages.

Hawkin Dynamics Force Plate

The Hawkin Dynamic Force Plate is a valuable piece of technology that collects athlete performance metrics with the highest degree of accuracy. It measures ground reaction forces, jump height, force, power and breaking abilities. This device is integrated into our Strength & Power focused sessions, giving out immediate feedback while also providing actionable data our coaches use to constantly improve an athlete’s training approach.

Keiser Infinty Functional Trainer

The Keiser Infinity Functional Trainer is an air pressurized resistance training device that allows athletes to train various movements in any direction at any given speed. The versatility of this machine allows coaches to efficiently train power to entirely customizable levels.

Sorinex Custom Racks

These 5 double-sided Sorinex custom racks allow our Coaches to make endless configurations for all levels of athletes. These entirely custom racks create a positive and safe learning environment for athletes learning or developing lifting techniques.

Perform-X High Speed Treadmills

Our Perform-X High Speed treadmills are used to develop and refine running mechanics and sprint techniques. These devices are capable of speeds up to 30 MPH and elevations up to a 30% grade, with a dedicated spotting system. This allows us to push athletes to new levels of performance in a programmed and safe manner.

Biomechanical Video Analysis

Our detailed approach to understand how you move involves high-speed cameras to record and analyze athlete’s movements patterns when both running and performing functional exercises. We utilize a unique analysis software, allowing the coach to disect biomechanics of each of our athletes.

Dynamic Movement Skills Mats

These mats are a key tool in supporting our DMS methodology from The Running School, (London, UK). These allow us to train an athletes coordination, gross motor skills, neuromuscular efficiency and ultimately their speed. This methodology supports both professional academies and rehabilitation centers around the world. SpeedLab is the sole provider of these methods in North America.

Speedtrack

This 30-yard speed testing and training track, designed and created by GlobalSpeed, is an innovative device we utilize daily with our athletes. With timing gates at 2.5 yards, 5 yard, 10 yard, 20 yard and 30 yard athletes and coaches are provided with a plethora of data on their acceleration and speed capabilities.

SpeedCourt

SpeedCourt, from GlobalSpeed, is a state-of-the-art piece of technology only found at COPA in North America. It assesses and trains one of sport’s most highly sought-after skills – Agility. Through customized drills and games, athletes are challenged physically and cognitively on this device, while being provided with immediate feedback on their performance.

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