The Athlete's Playground - T.A.P

Strength and Conditioning personal and sport-specific training

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๐Ÿˆ GIVEAWAY ALERT for Young Athletes! ๐Ÿš€

Hey Football Fans, Players and Coaches, the season is here and we at TAP are all set to celebrate! To kick things off, we're giving away 2 pair of elite size 10.5 cleats to 2 lucky winners! ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ

Here's how you can get in the game:
1๏ธโƒฃ Follow our page.
2๏ธโƒฃ Like this post.
3๏ธโƒฃ Comment below sharing your favorite football moment.
4๏ธโƒฃ Bonus: For an extra entry, share this post (ensure your privacy setting is set to 'public' for this post so we can see your share!).

Ready to tackle this season with style? ๐ŸŒช๏ธ Then don't wait - get in on the action NOW! The winner will be announced next week. Best of luck to all our future football stars! ๐Ÿ†

Coaches - know of an athlete in need, DM us so we can enter your athlete!

A few things to keep in mind:
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook. Ensure you meet our eligibility criteria as mentioned in the giveaway rules.
Winners will be contacted via Facebook Direct Message.


๐Ÿ’ซ Self-Care Sunday ๐Ÿ’ซ

Back to School time can be a stressful time for everyone. We need to remember to recharge, relax, and rejuvenate. Remember taking care of yourself is an essential part of reaching your goals. ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿฆพ

Especially for our athletes, we need to get adequate sleep. Put down those phones and try to get nine to 10 hours of continuous sleep, which helps with muscle memory. Without it, the sport-specific muscle techniques you spend hours training for won't stick as well. Increased sleep results in better reaction times, coordination and split-second decision-making. ๐Ÿ›๏ธ ๐Ÿ’ค


In the ever-evolving world of sports and athleticism, getting caught up in the latest trends and complex techniques is easy. But, sometimes, greatness is found in simplicity. Today, we're reminded of the power of going back to the basics. ๐Ÿ”„๐Ÿ”™

Getting back to our roots. ๐Ÿ‘€ Our dedicated sports performance coaches diligently honing their craft, embodying the essence of foundational training. Every elite athlete knows that mastery starts with mastering the basics. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ๐Ÿฅ‡

Whether you're an athlete aiming for the pinnacle of success or a coach guiding future champions, always remember - the basics are the building blocks of brilliance. ๐ŸŒŸ

Join us at The Athlete's Playground and let's build that solid foundation together! ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿงฑ


๐Ÿš€ Exciting News from TAP! ๐Ÿš€

Hey soccer enthusiasts! โšฝ๏ธ As the crisp autumn air rolls in, we're thrilled to announce the launch of our Fall Soccer Sports Performance Training Classes! ๐Ÿ‚

Designed exclusively for our budding youth athletes, this program focuses on enhancing agility, strength, speed, and soccer-specific skills to help them shine on the pitch. Whether you're aiming to refine your technique, boost your stamina, or just prep for the next season, we've got you covered!

๐Ÿ”น Program Highlights:
๐Ÿ”ธ Tailored for elementary & middle school athletes
๐Ÿ”ธStrength & Conditioning Coaches who specialize in
soccer sport performance.
๐Ÿ”ธ Fun, engaging & results-driven sessions!

We know that schedules fill up fast and can get chaotic. This program is designed to be flexible โžก๏ธ Participate in 1 month or all 3!

Spots are filling up FAST! โŒ›๏ธ So, lace up those shoes and join us to take your game to the next level this fall.

Sign up today at or DM us for more details. Let's make this soccer season a memorable one! โšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ†

The Athlete's Playground - T.A.P Strength and Conditioning personal and sport-specific training


TAPlete Laila Bernadino participated in a 4-week training program this summer to work on her overall athleticism and ended up increasing her vertical by 3 inches! ๐Ÿฆพโœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ

Good luck this season, Laila! We can't wait to see how it goes! See you during winter break! ๐Ÿ˜ค


โœจ Mindfulness Sunday โœจ

"Take a moment today to breathe, reflect, and appreciate the journey you're on. A healthy mind is just as crucial as a healthy body." ๐ŸŒผ ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ

Sometimes it may feel like the world is crashing down all around you, but remember that you are stronger than you think. Keep moving forward every day and don't let your mind get in the way of you chasing your dreams. โฃ๏ธ

Sometimes everyone's primary concern is taking care of their bodies, but we must also remember to take care of our minds. It is equally vital to develop your body to be the best it can be as it is to teach your mind to be the best it can be. Remember that your brain is your most powerful muscle. Once you balance your physical and mental wellbeing, you will experience genuine growth within yourself. ๐Ÿ’ญ๐Ÿฆพ


โœจ Wellness Wednesday โœจ

Nutrition plays a vital role in your performance journey. Don't let the busyness of life get in the way! Try out this delicious Triple Berry Smoothie to fuel your body right! ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿซ

We know it might be a struggle to try to make breakfast in the morning when you're scrambling to get to work or school. That's why this on-the-go smoothie can be made in only 5 minutes and enjoyed on your way to work or school! ๐Ÿš—๐ŸŒž


Work hard and the results will come!!! ๐Ÿ˜ค


The Path to Greatness can be Traveled Together , not in Solitude.


Flowers do not bloom without a little rain. Everything has its purpose, even PAIN.


Explosivenessโ€ฆ.itโ€™s what we develop!


Don't stop when you are TIRED. Stop when you are DONE! ๐Ÿฆพ


"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen."

Tapletes Mya Pacheco (AZ Batbusters Telesco) & Aubrey Jaramillo (NM Suncats Gandert/Jaramillo) are out in California doing the Compete 4 Sixty Prospect Camp. ๐Ÿฆพ๐ŸฅŽ

Photos from The Athlete's Playground - T.A.P's post 07/19/2023

Congratulations!! Taplete Ceci Vance for verbally committing to Arizona State University to continue her volleyball career. We couldn't be more proud of you; all your hard work and determination in the gym and on the court have gotten you to this point. We can't wait to see you wearing that maroon and gold!!


Proud of the kid! Diego has taken his training, skills, and performance to new heights. Keep elevating your game kid!!


The only opinion that matters is your own opinion. Approach each day like your last because tomorrow isn't promised.


Investing our time in these kids is a true blessing๐Ÿ™ To be able to change lives one rep at a time is what keeps us going. Our TAPLETES love what they do, and so do we!

Developing Tomorrow's Superstars... This is what we do!


Sprinting through the week like ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’จ

The Ruiz sisters, Kailey and Delainey touching up on their sprinting mechanics๐Ÿ”ฅ

Developing Tomorrow's Superstars... This is what we do!


Our elementary and middle school groups and classes aren't the only ones that have fun after their workout๐Ÿ˜ Here's our high school SPE class getting down with coach Marcus with a Simon Says reaction game!

For more info on our High School programsโฌ‡๏ธ


What's your hidden talent?

TAPLETE Savi Rael is nice with the jump rope ๐Ÿฅถ


๐Ÿš€ Attention all athletes and aspiring high-flyers! ๐Ÿ”ฅ

๐Ÿ“ฃ Hurry up! We have only a few more spots left for our highly anticipated Vertical Jump Camp, starting soon! ๐ŸŒŸโœจ

โฐ Don't miss this incredible opportunity to skyrocket your vertical leap and take your game to new heights! ๐Ÿš€โœจ Our camp is designed by top-notch trainers and coaches, focusing on proven techniques and specialized exercises that will unleash your true jumping potential. ๐Ÿ”ฅ

๐Ÿ’ช Whether you're a basketball player, volleyball enthusiast, or any athlete looking to improve explosive power, this camp is for you! ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ™Œ

๐ŸŒ Register now to secure your spot before they're all gone! ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ Visit our website or contact us at 505-321-5797 to reserve your place. Don't delay, as time is running out! โŒ›๏ธ

๐Ÿ“ข Tag your friends who need to improve their vertical jump and let them know about this incredible opportunity! ๐Ÿ“ข Together, we'll elevate our game and achieve greatness! ๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ”ฅ


We had a fun Friday with UNM Children's Campus last week๐Ÿพ These future TAPLETES got a taste of what we do here at The Athlete's Playground! Thank you to the UNM Children's Campus staff for allowing us to get crazy with the elementary kiddos ๐Ÿ˜ We're looking forward to the next one!


Bold stripes, bright stars, brave hearts โค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

We will be closed today, July 3rd and tomorrow, July 4th. We will resume regular business hours @ 5 am Wednesday morning.

We hope you and your family have a fun and safe 4th of July! โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’™


The summer grind is different, and it's not for everybodyโ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ช Ask TAPLETE David Brooke; he knows๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ˜ค


Jersey day for ARVC 16N1s๐Ÿ It's always a pleasure working with this group. The sacrifices these young ladies make and their dedication to the game helps make this team so special!

Who has the best-looking jersey though? ๐Ÿ‘€


The off-season is an opportunity for you to rebuild your foundation. Do not let your ego get in the way of being the best athlete you can possibly be. Sometimes, we need to go back to the basics and relearn the task(s) that needs to be done.

TAPLETE Jackie Machuca is rebuilding on her foundation in our High School Sports Performance Summer Camp!


Prepared or unprepared, work hard or don't, learn from your failures or keep making the same mistakes. You choose if you want to be successful or not ๐Ÿ’ฏ


A little strength competition to end the workout๐Ÿ’ช The 8th graders pulled off a big upset against the freshman ๐Ÿ˜ฒ There's no point of working when you're not having fun๐Ÿ’ฏ


Big congratulations to ARVC 13N1's for their outstanding performance at GIRLS JUNIOR NATIONALS, securing an incredible 2nd place! ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ช Your hard work on the court and in the gym has truly paid off, and we couldn't be prouder of your achievements! ๐Ÿฅˆโœจ

The dedication, teamwork, and relentless spirit you displayed throughout the tournament were truly remarkable. You pushed yourselves to new heights, showcasing your skills and leaving a lasting impression on the competition. ๐ŸŒŸ

Keep shining brightly and inspiring others with your passion for the game. The future holds even more success for this talented team. Way to go, ARVC 13N1's! ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ‰


Congratulations to Team Acostazone Alliance (Giselle and Caity) for their incredible victory in the Warrior Challenge! ๐ŸŽ‰They conquered the intense course, shedding an impressive 18.5 lbs and 21 inches, all while completing it in an impressive, all while completing it in an impressive time of 21:54โฑ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ช

Their dedication and hard work truly paid off as they conquered each grueling station, including stair master flights, deadlifts, rowing, squat pressing, assault bike, benching, assault treadmill sprints, overhead lunges, rope pulls, toes to KB reps, and wall balls. ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ”ฅ

Team Acostazone Alliance demonstrated unwavering determination and remarkable strength throughout the challenge. They are an inspiration to us all! ๐Ÿ’ฏKeep up the incredible work to continue to inspire others on your fitness journey! ๐Ÿ‘Š


Happy Father's Day to all the TAP Dads and Father Figures out there! ๐Ÿ’™

We can't thank you enough for everything you do! We hope you and your families have a blessed and safe Father's Day. ๐Ÿซถ

Reminder: We will be CLOSED today but resume regular hours at 5 a.m. Monday morning! ๐Ÿ”ˆ


The results you see will highly depend on your discipline in life. Consistency is the key to success. ๐Ÿ”ฅ


TAPLETE Diego Sharp won the Tako Ten King of the Court Challenge, and TAPLETE Jett Wyckoff won the Tako Ten Knockout Challenge ๐Ÿ€ Thank you to Tako Ten for sponsoring our Summer-Kickoff Events! If you want some of the best tacos in Albuquerque, make your way to Tako Ten ๐ŸŒฎ๐Ÿ˜‹



TAPlete Ayden Abeyta

What are your plans after graduation?
- Attend UNM and major in Biology through their pre-dental program. ๐Ÿฆท

What's your favorite thing/memory about TAP?
- I don't have a single memory at TAP that is my favorite. I have always loved the support that the TAP community and everyone always encouraging me to become the best version of myself. ๐Ÿฆพ

What's your favorite childhood TV Show?
- The Spectacular Spider-Man ๐Ÿ•ธ๏ธ

Ayden, We are so proud of you and we can't wait to see what you accomplish in life. We know you'll do great things and have been so blessed to see you grow. ๐Ÿ’ฅ


Some of our Football TAPLETES ๐Ÿˆ took home new pairs of cleats yesterday! Our Summer Kick-Off event was a blast yesterday๐Ÿ˜€ We have more content coming your way from our Warrior Challengeโš”๏ธ and Basketball and Dodgeball games!


๐Ÿ“ฃ Exciting news TAPletes ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ The Athlete's Playground is thrilled to announce the arrival of brand-new shirts, just in time for the summer kickoff event! ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŽ‰ Be sure to swing by and grab yours before they're all gone! โšก๏ธ๐Ÿ‘• Don't miss out on this opportunity grab a shirt and wins some great prizes!!!!
SUNDAY JUNE 11th 3:00-6:00 pm
- co****le ๐ŸŒฝ
- dodgeball โ˜„๏ธ
- basketball ๐Ÿ€
- bounce house ๐Ÿ‘ฃ
- food trucks ๐Ÿ›ป ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿฅ—
- fire engines ๐Ÿš’
- and Lots of Prizes โœ…โœ…โœ…


๐Ÿˆโšก๏ธ Attention, football players! We have an exciting announcement for you! โšก๏ธ๐Ÿˆ

Do you need a new pair of football cleats? We've got you covered! We are thrilled to give away SIX pairs of SIZE 10.5 quality football cleats to deserving athletes in our community. ๐ŸŽโœจ .5

Join us this Sunday, June 11th, between 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM, and show us your football skills for a chance to win a brand-new pair of cleats! It's as simple as that!

Here are the details:

๐Ÿ“… Date: Sunday, June 11th
โฐ Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

๐Ÿ“ Location: The Athlete's Playground
๐Ÿ“ž Food Trucks, Bounce House, Fire Trucks, Games, and TONS of PRIZES from OUR AMAZING SPONSORS! For inquiries, contact us at 505-321-5797

All you need to do is show up, demonstrate your football skills, and you could be walking away with a fresh pair of cleats to elevate your game!

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to upgrade your football gear. Whether you're a seasoned player or just starting your football journey, we believe in supporting and empowering athletes who are dedicated to their sport.

Spread the word to your fellow football enthusiasts and let them know about this exciting giveaway. Get ready to showcase your skills, win some incredible cleats, and dominate the field!

See you on Sunday, June 11th, for a thrilling display of football talent! โšก๏ธ๐Ÿˆ


๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸŽ‰ Join us for the ultimate Summer Kick-Off event at The Athlete's Playground! ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Date: June 11th
โฐ Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Get ready for an action-packed afternoon filled with non-stop fun, thrilling games, and amazing prizes! ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽˆ We've got something for everyone, so gather your friends and family and come celebrate the start of an incredible summer season with us!

Here's what you can expect at our Summer Kick-Off extravaganza:

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Door Prizes: Get a chance to win awesome prizes just by attending! We have a lineup of fantastic giveaways that you won't want to miss. ๐ŸŽ

๐ŸŽฎ ๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ๐ŸฅGames Galore: Challenge your friends and test your skills with our exciting lineup of games and activities. From friendly competitions to team challenges, there's endless fun to be had for all ages!

๐Ÿš’ Fire Engines: Explore fire engines up close and personal! We're thrilled to have local firefighters joining us, showcasing their incredible vehicles and educating everyone about fire safety. ๐Ÿš’๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿš’

๐Ÿ” Food Trucks: Enjoy mouthwatering treats from a variety of delicious food trucks that will be serving up tasty bites to satisfy your cravings. Indulge in some gourmet goodness while you mingle with fellow fitness enthusiasts!

๐Ÿฐ Bounce House: Jump, slide, and bounce your way through our inflatable bounce house. It's a guaranteed hit for kids (and kids at heart!) who want to release their energy and have a blast. ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ

Plus, we have even more surprises in store! This is an event you won't want to miss, so mark your calendars and spread the word. Summer starts with a bang at The Athlete's Playground Strength and Conditioning Gym!

๐Ÿ“Location: The Athlete's Playground
๐Ÿ“žFor more information, contact us at 505-321-5797

Be sure to invite your friends and family for an unforgettable summer kick-off celebration! See you there! ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ”ฅ

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