GET JACKED! with Coach Scott Umberger


GET JACKED! with Coach Scott UmbergerThis Week’s GET JACKED! – Miss a week? Here is a recap of our weekly training series with Scott Umberger.  Need some workout tips? Want a motivational quote to get you ready to dominate? Scott Umberger has covered a variety of great topics so far and has the advice you need. He’s also sending a call out to LaxNation for some help writing his Lacrosse Training Manual.


The Best of 'GET JACKED!' with Scott Umberger

The Best of ‘GET JACKED!’

Scott Umberger > GET JACKED!

Getting ready for the upcoming season….

Scott gives a priority list for being a better athlete and some general excercises everyone should do at least once a week.

The Dynamic Warm Up

Scott gives tips on dynamic warm-ups for lifting and practice.


You’re body is a temple or at least a Lamborghini


Scott gives tips on how to build strength. Hint: think sports cars and big time investments.

Getting up to speed with Plyometrics

Scott talks about turning on the afterburners and pumping those arms. Do you have the need for SPEED?

Keep It Simple, Train Like An Athlete

Scott is sick and tired of sport-specific whiners. Listen up because it’s time to get strong.

You are not a marathon runner and this is not the Matrix

Scott discusses the dreaded topic that makes everyone queasy: conditioning.

Strongman Training For Lacrosse

Scott discusses getting country strong by lifting everything around you. Read it then get ready to grab that washing machine and start lifting!

Stay Focused And Live Success Every Day

Scott shares insights on success and the pitfalls that come from losing focus. He even has advice for your love life!

A Message from Scott Umberger to LaxNation:

Thus far I’ve covered a lot of training topics. I’ve received some great questions via email. I’m in the process of writing a Lacrosse Training Manual and I need your feedback. What would you want included in the manual? Here are my ideas so far:

#1– I was going to explain my training methodology in English and not Coach-speak.

#2– Talk about weight training and conditioning

#3– Diet

#4– Efficient skill training for Lax

#5– Have 8-10 weeks of training programs with weight and conditioning

I was thinking of explaining everything via a private video connection to the manual. For example, exercise would link to a members only website (free to those that purchase the manual) where there would be a video example of the exercise. You opinions would be greatly appreciated. In the reply let me know your age so that I can get a feeling for what stage of development that you’re in. You can reply to this post, email me, and/or make a comment on my website (

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Scott Umberger is the owner of Umberger Performance and can be reached through his website or email at

Scott Umberger has worked with high school, college (athletes from 20 different NCAA schools), and professional athletes(MLL, NHL-ECL, MLB, CHL, NFL, NBA, World Championship Games, and Arena Football I & II), 3 All-Americans (track, swimming, hockey), a Biletnikoff Trophy Winner (top DI Football Receiver), 2 Hobe Baker Trophy Finalist-top 3 and top 10 (Heisman Trophy of College Hockey), a top 10 NCAA scorer in Men’s Hockey, a member of the USA U-22 Woman’s Team, FINA Master World Championship Qualifying Swimmer, current Olympic Hopeful Javelin Thrower, ECAC/IC4A qualifying track hurdler.