Yearly Archives: 2012

Elite Eats – Jingle Balls

This recipe is courtesy of Melanie Reid, RHN.  Melanie is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist through the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, and is passionate about healthy eating and creating fun recipes for her family and clients. Here's a great way to enjoy some sweet treats over the holidays without derailing your training and nutrition goals!  …
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Elite Performance Athlete ‘Rain’ Moves to the SAF Elite Pro Class

No missed training sessions. Early morning cardio. Impeccable nutrition. Commitment to consistency. A relentless pursuit of physique changes and a disciplined focus to the strategically designed map to fulfill your ultimate Vision. These are just a few of the elements that go into Fitness and Body Building Competition Prep between a Coach and the Athlete. …
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Five members of #TeamEPA make the move to Carleton University

December has been an exciting time for several of our Elite Football athletes. Five of our longtime athletes officially signed their National Letters of Intent to play football for the Carleton University Ravens when they kick-off their comeback season in 2013. Lake Johnston, Stefano Napolitano, Cameron Stewart, Travis Troughton and Tyler Young have all been…
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NCAFA #TeamEPA All-Stars

National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA) All-Star Bantam and Peewee teams face off this weekend in the annual all-star games at Carleton University's Keith Harris Stadium. #TeamEPA athletes once again led the way, as no less than 12 All-Stars are part of the Elite Performance and/or Elite Football Academy training program.  Huge congratulations to each…
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#TeamEPA Dominates OVFL Season

The 2012 OVFL season was a dominant one for the Elite Performance Academy athletes. Nine athletes who who have been part of the #TeamEPA program earned Ontario All-Star status on the season,  including: Senior Varsity: QB Nick Gorgichuck LB Shayne Cowan-Cholette DB Chad Pierce Junior Varsity: RB Julien Moore OL Will Johnson WR Dimitri Vaillencourt…
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Back to School Nutrition: Improving Behavior and Learning Through Diet

Here is a great article from Charles Poliquin and his editorial staff about how simple nutritional changes can have a huge impact on helping young people maintain their attention span, improve brain function, and maximize their learning potential.   Improve your child’s behavior and learning by improving their diet. Eating adequate protein and getting other…
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The Benefits of Elite Personal Training

You need to be in an environment that puts you in the right mindset and cultivates the Vision you have for yourself.  Our EPA Performance Coaches provide leadership, accountability and consistency and they are the connection to efficient training.  Whether you are new to training or a seasoned veteran, we will ensure you develop or…
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New Recruits Join ELITE Alumni in CIS

As the 2012 CIS Football season gets into full swing, 6 new graduates of the Elite Performance Academy program have joined the rest of our EPA Alumni as they battle for football supremacy. The Acadia Axemen recruited Ottawa with a vengeance, and ended up with 3 top recruits, Brad Hinton, Harrison DaCosta, and Mitch Graham, that…
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Vitality Wraps Up 8 Weeks of Hard Work

~ Vitality Wraps Up 8 Weeks of Hard Work ~ The Elite Vitality Ladies program wrapped up 8 weeks of strength, conditioning and flexibility, improving their overall health and lifestyle.  The entire group lost a combination of body fat and inches while gaining strength and improving their cardiovascular capacity.  Not only did they put in work each…
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EPA Athletes Conquer Pan-American Taekwon-do Championships

Elite Performance Academy Martial Arts athletes, Alana Thibodeau-Cabanas and Miro Mostovac, earned major accomplishments at the Pan-Am ITF in Trois-Rivieres, on June 16th. Both athletes were following up their National Championship Gold Medal performances and didn't disappoint on the International stage. Miro achieved another Outstanding Overall Male Athlete Trophy, a Gold medal in Black Belt…
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OVFL: In-Season Training for Elite Performance

Speed Kills and Power Destroys the competition! Don't let your opponents get an advantage - stay at your best with the Top Football Training Program in Ottawa!! Learn the training techniques and progressions that will help you maintain Strength and Power, maintain Lean Muscle Mass, and remain Injury-Free throughout the long football season   If…
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NCAFA / High School : Elite Pre-Season Training

Do you want to be the Strongest, Fastest, most Explosive Player on the field?  Get ready for the 2012 season with the Top Football Training Program in Ottawa!!   Learn the training techniques and progressions that will help you Perform as an athlete, develop a strong Work Ethic and ‘Mental Edge’, and take your game…
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Recap: Elite Football Academy Camp with Syracuse University

Elite Football Academy joined forces with Syracuse University and created another positive learning experience to develop minor football players in the Nation’s capital. On June 3, future football stars from Ottawa and the surrounding area had the opportunity to take their game to the next level with the Elite Football Academy Camp, presented by Tony Graham…
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ELITE FOOTBALL COACHES’ HUDDLE!

Attention Football Coaches!!  Here is your opportunity to talk to and observe coaches from an NCAA Division 1 Coaching Staff. Elite Performance Academy is bringing the coaching staff of the Syracuse Orange to Ottawa for a one day football camp on Sunday June 3.  The Elite Football Academy Camp will provide the players that you…
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Elite Athletes Dominate AIA Red-White All-Star Game

On May 3, Elite Performance Academy was very well represented at the Athletes in Action Red-White All-Star Game at Minto Field.  EPA athlete and Western commit John Biewald was the Red Team's Defensive MVP, and EPA athlete and Queen's commit Duncan Lurie was the White Team's Offensive MVP during the Red Team's 19-7 victory. Also…
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Elite Performance Academy Taekwondo Athletes Make Their Mark

Elite Performance Academy Coach Ruiz, himself an accomplished martial artist who will soon be pursuing his Black Belt in Taekwondo,  has been developing a number of combat athletes recently, and 2 in particular are reaping the rewards of their increased strength, power, speed, and agility.         Miro Mostovac: Is Presently in Training…
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Junior Athlete Development Program – Nepean Redskins

It is session 4 of our 8 week program for the young men of the Nepean Redskins football Club. These athletes have already shown significant improvement as a result of their collective team commitment and effort each week. Our coaching staff has been teaching techniques that are improving specific elements of body control, speed techniques,…
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ELITE FOOTBALL ACADEMY 2012 – 12 WEEK CAMP RECAP

  The young, aspiring, football players of Ottawa had the opportunity this year to learn, develop and improve their skills throughout the winter months. Elite Performance Academy was proud to bring a unique opportunity to minor football across the city. We recruited the finest, local, coaching staff, made up of experienced professional CFL players, University…
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Elite Performance Academy Parents’ Symposium

  At ELITE PERFORMANCE ACADEMY, we believe knowledge is power.  We know that as parents, there is uncertainty about how to proceed with your young athletes and how to ensure you are following the right steps to help him reach his full potential as an athlete.  We have put together a prestigious panel of experts…
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Coach Woodcock Named to Campaign Cabinet for Caring and Sharing Exchange

Elite Performance Academy founder Pat Woodcock has been named to the Campaign Cabinet for the Caring and Sharing Exchange.  Read more here... The Caring and Sharing Exchange is a local charity that provides assistance to Ottawa families and individuals in need, during the Christmas season and the back-to-school season. The backbone of Caring & Sharing…
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Coach Woodcock Featured on The Post Game Plan

On February 23 2012, Coach Pat Woodcock was the featured interview on the Post Game Plan, a resource website designed to explore career development as it relates to current and former Professional Athletes.  Their mission is to connect current and former professional athletes to opportunities, cultivate a strong sense of community with a mix of successful…
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Elite Training Tip – Split Squats

Elite Performance Academy's Director of Athlete Development, Pat Woodcock, is the Head Strength Coach for SSNCanada, the Sports Streaming Network.  SSN is Canada's Home for University Sport, drawing upwards of 1 million website hits a month with live streams of  CIS sports and on-air reporting. Coach Woodcock provides viewers with an Elite Training Tip of…
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