2016 Peak Performance Sport Taekwondo Camp

United States - 2016/11/25 - On November 12th and 13th 250+ athletes participated in the United States largest sport Taekwondo training camp at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida.  



For more than a decade 3 time USA Olympian Juan Miguel Moreno has directed this training camp for athletes of all levels. He leads a staff of 15 coaches from the United States, Central America and Europe.

The camp also features the opportunity to train with 2 USA Olympic athletes, senior national team members, junior national team members, and cadet national team members from the United States and other countries.

As always there is more than just training offered at this camp. Athletes were able to test their reaction and coordination on the FITLIGHT training system presented by Peak Performance FITLIGHT Training Center.

Also, this year’s title sponsor Century Martial Arts came out to promote their new line of WTF approved gear Pro Specs with samples of products and giveaways.

Within 48 hours the athletes participate in 6 training sessions, two of which feature sparring with the Dae Do TK-Strike Electronic Protector system.

The camp also has professional medical personnel staffed by Bare Essentials onsite attending to the athletes. All the athletes are constantly under the watchful eye of well qualified experienced coaches.

Coach Moreno and the coaching staff provide guidance and tips throughout every training session.
After arriving at the Gaylord Palms resort, you quickly realize that everything you need is onsite.

The training area is spacious and easily accommodates the athletes, families and friends. There is no need for driving to and from training. Simply wake up and walk from your room to the convention center stopping for breakfast and or a beverage along the way. In between training sessions and after the conclusion of training each day you can enjoy the resorts many amenities. There are several restaurants, a coffee shop, gift shops, gym, spa, pools, a water park, live fish, alligators and more are all inside the hotel and resort.

The Peak Performance Sport Taekwondo Camp model has proven itself to be the premier training event in the United States. This model is so successful that alumni from this camp have gone on to win Junior World Championships Gold, Youth Olympic Games Gold, Pan Am Games Gold, World Championships Medals and Olympic Games medals.

“The annual Peak Camp has continued to prove it is a stepping stone for many athletes on their road to success. Being a part of this year’s coaching staff and having the chance to work with such high quality athletes was a real treat. I see a lot of bright futures in this group.”

-Paige McPherson – Two-time Olympian, 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist
“Every year we get a little better at providing a competitive yet inclusive training environment for various levels of athletes. The intensity, passion and professionalism from the athletes, coaches and staff is simply remarkable. I am very proud of the atmosphere we have created at this event”

– Juan Miguel Moreno – 2012 and 2016 Olympic Team Coach
“I thought the Peak Camp was so much fun. There were so many new people I’ve never met before. I thought the coaches were really good. They really helped me and others”

– Makala Greenwood – US Open, Canada Open, German Open and President’s Cup Gold Medalist




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