Sports Performance Training in Tysons, VA

Thesis specializes in sports performance training designed to optimize someone's athletic ability. Our focus is on enhancing both physical and mental prowess while helping prevent injury and increase strength and agility. We're dedicated to helping our clients reach their peak performance levels.

Athletic Coaching for Better Performance

Thesis boasts a team of highly skilled personal trainers proficient in various areas to elevate your athletic performance. Whether you're focusing on weight loss, muscle toning, endurance, or sports-specific skills, our trainers will work with you to reach your goals and support you the whole way through.



A dedicated Thesis athletic performance trainer will assess your current athletic abilities, review your medical history, and discuss any past injuries during your initial consultation. Together, you'll outline your goals and aspirations for sports performance training.


Next, your sports performance trainer will curate a custom plan that's designed to help you reach your goals safely and effectively. They'll create a schedule for you of when you'll come into Thesis and what you can be doing at home to keep up your training.


Lastly, your Thesis personal trainer will work with you in the gym and collaborate with you through the Thesis Fit app outside of the gym to offer guidance and monitor how your training is going. As you progress, they can make any adjustments needed to optimize your results.


Increase your athletic skills and technique

Improve overall strength, speed, and agility

Receive personal training that's tailored to your sport and your goals

Optimize performance and prevent injuries by implementing the expert knowledge you get from your trainer.


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Overall, my time at Thesis has been nothing short of exceptional, thanks to the expertise and personalized guidance provided by Thesis. My trainer, Marvin's approach has not only helped me feel and look better but has also deepened my understanding of fitness and proper form. With such a positive and enriching training experience, I am committed to continuing my journey at Thesis and look forward to further growth and achievements under their expert guidance.
Gregg Sheiowitz

Frequently Asked Questions

What does sports performance training in Tysons entail?

Sports performance training in Tysons can help you unlock your full athletic potential. Whether you want to refine sport-specific skills, increase strength, enhance endurance, or achieve overall athletic conditioning, our professional sports performance trainers are ready to create an individual training plan for you and are committed to guiding you to achieve your peak level of athletic performance.

What are the benefits of doing sports performance training at Thesis?

Sports performance training can help you reach peak performance levels through focused skill development like strength, speed, agility, and endurance in your specific sport. Personalized training routines are created to maximize your strengths and improve your weaknesses. This training provides athletes with a competitive edge and keeps them physically and mentally fit. Enhanced endurance and conditioning exercises improve your cardiovascular health, enabling longer higher performance periods, while agility and flexibility training reduce your injury risks.

Sports performance training strengthens muscles and joints while teaching proper form and technique. Athletes also benefit from increased mental resilience, developing the ability to set goals, maintain discipline, and manage competitive pressures.

Is sports performance training at Thesis in Vienna open to kids and adults?

At Thesis, our trainers offer youth strength training and youth athletic training to kids who are 13 or older and sports performance training for adults, including professional athletes, who want to reach their highest capabilities. Since each person is unique, we develop custom sports performance training for each client to help them realize their full potential. When needed, we also provide physical therapy from Release PT, inside our gym, to aid in recovery from injuries.

What qualifications or certifications should I look for in a Tysons sports performance trainer?

When searching for a Tysons sports performance trainer, verify their qualifications to ensure they offer professional and effective guidance. Consider trainers with specializations in athletic conditioning and injury prevention. Evaluate their practical experience and success with athletes, and ask if they have a proven track record. It's a plus if they’re certified in First Aid and CPR to manage any potential training emergencies. These combined qualifications will help you choose the sports performance trainer who will be the best guide to help you reach your athletic performance goals.

What sports do you train people for at your Vienna, VA location?

At our Vienna, VA Thesis location, we offer athlete performance training for basketball, football, golf, running, soccer, swimming, and other sports. Our expert trainers develop individual routines designed to sharpen your sports-specific skills, build physical strength, refine your recovery protocols, and elevate your overall athletic performance.

How can I track my progress while working with a sports performance personal trainer?

The best way to track your progress with your sports performance trainer is to use the Thesis Fit personal training app. It's free and available for both Apple and Android users. Using convenient cutting-edge technology and support from our professional Thesis sports performance trainers, our Thesis Fit app empowers you to reach your highest potential and track every milestone you reach toward your success. 

It's easy to communicate in real-time with your sports performance trainer on the app, so you can get their feedback and support. Your trainer and your mobile app can provide you with motivation and accountability by tracking your progress including weight, measurements, body fat, body mass, blood pressure, and your fitness achievements. Data on your development offers insights that can guide adjustments to your training. You can also view photos of your progress which provide a reference of your physical changes which can be motivating.

What are some training methods and techniques used when training an athlete for their specific sport?

When training an athlete for their specific sport, performance athletic training incorporates different methods and techniques depending on the athlete’s abilities. Here are some training methodologies used:

Strength Training: Fundamental to athletic performance training, strength training builds muscle, improves power, and increases endurance. Techniques include weightlifting, plyometrics (which involve explosive exercises that increase power), and resistance training using bands or advanced gym equipment.

Speed and Agility Drills:  These drills are critical for sports requiring quick changes in direction and speed, like soccer, basketball, and tennis. Drills include ladder drills for agility, sprinting for speed development, and cone drills to combine speed with precise movement.

Endurance Training: This can be sport-specific aerobic conditioning or broader cardiovascular training. Methods include long-distance running, interval training, and circuit training helping athletes perform at their peak for longer periods.

Flexibility and Mobility Workouts: These workouts maintain a full range of motion and prevent injuries. Techniques like dynamic stretching before activities and static stretching post-exercise, as well as yoga or pilates, are added to routines.

Sport-Specific Drills: To mimic actual sports situations, trainers use drills that replicate common movements and scenarios athletes face during games. This improves technical skills and helps athletes make quicker decisions under pressure.

Mental Conditioning: Performance athletic training addresses the psychological aspect of sports. Mental conditioning might involve visualization techniques, concentration drills, and strategies to improve game-time decision-making and resilience.

Recovery Strategies: Proper recovery, including active recovery sessions, proper nutrition, hydration, and sleep, are all part of an athlete’s training plan. Physical therapy might also be used to enhance recovery and prevent overtraining.

Nutritional Counseling: our nutrition coaches work with you and your sports performance trainer to ensure your diet supports your training regime.

By integrating these training methods and techniques, performance athletic training equips athletes with the physical and mental skills needed to excel in their specific sports. The goal is to maximize performance, ensure safety, and extend the athlete’s competitive longevity.

Can Thesis advise me on nutrition plans that would go well with my sports performance training plan?

Thesis has nutritional coaches who can provide nutritional guidance to complement your sports performance training, emphasizing a well-balanced diet for optimal energy, recovery, and muscle repair. They advise on hydration, and meal timing relative to workouts. By continually monitoring and adjusting your dietary plan based on your training response, Thesis ensures that your nutrition perfectly supports your physical training efforts, enhancing overall performance and health so you can exceed your athletic performance goals.

What You'll Find At Thesis

Cardio Area and Resistance Machines

At Thesis, you can find a wide range of cardio and resistance machines designed to enhance your cardiovascular fitness and cater to various muscle groups.

Free Weights and Functional Training Area

Thesis prides itself on its extensive collection of free weights, catering to those seeking versatile and functional strength training.

Open Mats for Stretching and Core Workouts

Before and after a good workout, make sure you take time to stretch out those muscles to help prevent soreness.

Locker Room

Keep your things safe and sound in your own private locker while you work out. Then enjoy a quick shower in our immaculately-clean showers before getting back to your busy day.

Member Lounge

Hang out in the lounge area at Thesis either before or after your workout. It's a great place to meet other people and enjoy a shake from our shake bar.

Physical Therapy Room

For anyone who needs a little help recovering from an injury, Thesis offers physical therapy services in this quiet, private physical therapy room.


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Why Thesis?

Treating our staff like valued experts instead of interchangeable parts, we attract, empower, and most importantly retain the best talent in the game. In ensuring a reliable, unparalleled experience

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