Albion SC Pros Announced UFC Gym Partnership for 2017 Season
When soccer players prepare to take their game to the highest level — they need to be highly trained athletes. As Southern California’s NPSL team, the Albion PROS, head into their second season, the club has partnered with UFC GYM — a great move from both the business and the player performance perspective.
The new partnership will provide Albion Pros players with access to excellent workout courses — the Mission Valley location will now serve as the official training facility.
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“Albion PROS are very excited to partner with such a reputable training facility/gym and company,” said Noah Gins, Technical Director. “UFC Gym is worldwide and has such incredible resources for our team and athletes to benefit from, not to mention their friends and family. This partnership was strategic to ALBION PROS and their progressive approach as an organization and for the players to maximize the strength they can gain as an athlete.”
UFC GYM offers cutting-edge training techniques inspired by UFC athletes, including traditional workouts as well as classes in different fighting styles, such as Jiu-jitsu, Boxing, Kickboxing, Muay Thai and MMA.
“UFC Gym provides the necessary quality of training off the field that our players need to strengthen and grow,” says Ziggy Korytoski. Albion PROS, Head Coach and Albion South, Director of Coaching. ” With the championship resources and support of UFC Gym, our ability to execute on the field will be second to none. It’s an organization that I have admired for many years, and I am thrilled to be working hand-and-hand to bring a National Championship to San Diego with UFC playing a key part to their physical enhancement and peformance.”
Choosing UFC GYM as a partner, the PROS continue to plant their roots in the San Diego community.
With UFC GYM having several locations in the San Diego area, the company has become a recognized brand with 135 locations throughout the United States, Australia, Canada, South America, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates. The UFC GYM in Mission Valley will serve as the official training facility for the players.
“Partnering up with UFC Gym is another step in the right direction,” said defender Luke Staats. “Having the opportunity to work with world class Sports Performance experts in this professional environment will prepare us for what´s to come in the next months. I have been working out at UFC Gym since the beginning of the year, and I already feel a lot stronger.”
UFC GYM will assist the Albion PROS with state-of-the-art sports performance methods to prepare for the upcoming challenges, starting with the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in March. UFC GYM will also be present at all PROS home games with a booth to advice the PROS fan base on how to live a healthy and active lifestyle.
Albion Pros’ Head Coach Korytoski is determined to field the best team possible — and fans are waiting to cheer for the team in the upcoming NPSL season.