Yassir Kahook

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Yassir Kahook serves as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at CSP-FL. He completed an internship at CSP-FL in the Summer of 2023, and returned as a seasonal coach in the winter of 2023-24. Yassir played Division 1 collegiate baseball as a pitcher at the University of Akron, where he earned a BS in Exercise Science. He also played one year at the University of Toledo. He has previous experience working at Activ Physical Therapy in Ridgefield, Ohio, and also volunteered as a student-assistant in the athletic training room during his college experience. A CSP athlete during his college career, Yassir recognized the carryover his training had to on-field health and performance, so he’s excited to share his knowledge and experience with the next generation of CSP athletes.

Free Access to Eric’s 47-Minute UNE Lecture

Hip-Shoulder Separation in Rotational Athletes: Making Sense of the Thoracic Spine.

Welcome to Cressey Sports Performance

Over the years, Eric Cressey’s given this lecture to more than 10,000 coaches, players, sports medicine professionals and enthusiasts and it’s been a huge hit. In the video, you will observe a lot of our CSP athletes training and learn:

  • Why different athletes need different approaches to power development?

  • Why it’s essential that you learn to train outside the sagittal plane?
  • Which medicine ball and plyometric variations I use with baseball players?
  • Why not all throwers have identical deceleration patterns or training needs?

  • How your arm care programs can be improved to reduce the risk of injury and improve throwing velocity?