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Mickey Brueckner

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300 | 2022 Free Agency + Mickey Brueckner Interview (Daniel Jones Trainer)

Talkin’ Giants (Giants Podcast)

Bobby and Justin are back briefly previewing the 2022 Free Agency Class and how they would possibly attack next offseason. Then they get into another week of Giant Stories and follow it up with an interview with the trainer of Daniel Jones, Mickey Brueckner of Annex Sports to talk about Daniel Jones' offseason progress and workouts.  Interview starts 44:00 This episode was brought to you by DraftKings Sportsbook.


4 Jun 2021

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/1 | Daniel Jones' trainer Mickey Brueckner

Big Blue Kickoff Live | New York Giants

John Schmeelk and Paul Dottino talk to Daniel Jones’ offseason trainer Mickey Brueckner and take calls from fans.SUBSCRIBE NOW:Apple Spotify Google Stitcher iHeart Radio5:55 Mickey Brueckner Interview6:25 Focus on Jones’ offseason training9:59 Jones ability to extend plays12:03 Jones deep ball14:46 What to look for in 202119:10 Jones’ work ethic23:23 Calls


1 Jun 2021

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Episode 46 – Training Overhead Athletes and Building a Successful Fitness Business with Mickey Brueckner

Rebel Performance Radio

Today’s guest is Mickey Brueckner, founder and CEO at the Annex Sports Performance Center. Born and raised in New Jersey, the father of three had always enjoyed sports and had a particular passion for training, which led to his founding the Annex Sports Performance Center in Chatham, NJ in 2006. In the span of thirteen years, the center has grown from a basement gym to an all-encompassing fourteen thousand square foot facility, and has also opened a second location. The Annex has been home to thousands of amateur and professional athletes, as well as general fitness clients.Mickey attributes a lot of his early success and the momentum that followed to simply focusing on producing quality athletes, rather than spending heavily on marketing. He believes that, in professional sports, there is no better promotion for you as a trainer than having those you coach dominate in the field. Says Mickey: “We’re in an age where a lot of people are so focused on marketing and paying to get people in front of them. But I think not enough coaches work on delivering. When it comes to working with athletes, the proof is what’s on the field. If, over time, you continually put quality athletes out on the field, people start to talk.”Listen in as Mickey shares the ins and outs of operating the Annex, training overhead athletes, training student athletes, and the importance of consistency and sticking to the basics, both as a business owner and as a coach.What You’ll Learn in This Episode:[11:49] Mickey’s keys to long-term success in opening a gym catered to athletes[22:00] The truth about those “lucky” successful entrepreneurs[27:33] Mickey’s approach to training overhead athletes[39:38] Training student athletes[49:46] What sets top athletes apart from everybody elseReach Out to Mickey Brueckner at:Mickey Brueckner on InstagramThe AnnexLinks:James Cerbie (instagram)Rebel Performance (instagram)The Apex Athlete Training TeamProgram ShopPLUS: Whenever you're ready... here are 4 ways we can help you find your peak performance (and live up to your true potential):1. Get 21 FREE program samples. Tired of second-guessing and overthinking your training? CLICK HERE to get 5 months of free workouts to help you unlock total package performance, physique, and athleticism.2. Buy a pre-made program. Looking for an expertly crafted training program minus the coaching and camaraderie? Then GO HERE.3. Join the Total Package Athlete Challenge. Want to work directly with me to hit a PR in your squat, bench, deadlift, vertical jump, broad jump, or 8-minute assault bike within the next 6 weeks? Then GO HERE.4. Join the Rebel Performance Training Team. Want to work directly with me and my team to unlock total package performance, physique, and athleticism (so you can start living at your physical peak)? Then GO HERE.


27 Sep 2020

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Mickey Brueckner: Throwing Athlete Arm Care

Resilient Performance Podcast

Mickey Brueckner is the owner and director of training at the ANNEX Sports Performance Center, a sports performance and CrossFit facility located in Chatham, New Jersey. Like many high school and college student-athletes, Mickey had aspirations to pursue a career as a professional athlete. During his sophomore year in college Mickey was projected to be a top five round pick in the Major League Baseball Draft in the summer of 2003. However, a season-ending elbow injury led to two Tommy-John surgeries and months of physical therapy. Never getting back to his previous form, he had to give up his path of becoming a professional athlete.  To stay connected to his passion, Mickey took up the next best thing - training. As a trainer, Mickey is able to utilize his years of experience as an athlete combined with his performance training and physical therapy experience to help other athletes become faster and stronger, while also focusing on injury prevention.  Since returning from Arizona in 2006, Mickey has quickly created a reputation in his area for his work with developing amateur and professional baseball athletes. Along with working with all levels of baseball athletes, Mickey has also served as a consultant for several high school, college, and professional baseball programs in the field of program design and player development. Mickey has had the opportunity to work with some of the best high school and college athletes coming out of New Jersey as well as a host of professional athletes from the NFL and MLB, a handful of which have worked with Mickey since high school. In 2007 he trained the High School Baseball “Gatorade Player of the Year” as well as the USA Today High School Baseball “Team of the Year.”   Topics Covered:     How Mickey's passion for baseball made it a seamless transition from player to coach   What should arm care encompass from Mickey's point of view?   The importance of an off-season training goal and what this process looks like  What a 7-day throwing process looks like for a college or high school pitcher  How young pitchers can get themselves into trouble in training and development by trying to get ahead of the process  The glaring differences between pitcher development and competition  Positional progressions for young pitchers  Being more practical with how you choose methods of arm care Links of Interest:   Annex Performance on Instagram Annex Performance and Fitness on Instagram Mickey's Instagram

1hr 7mins

17 Jun 2020

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LockedOn Giants - 08/02/2019 - Mickey Brueckner Interview

Locked On Giants - Daily Podcast On The New York Giants

Mickey Brueckner of Annex Sports Performance in Chatham, NJ and the gentleman who worked with Giants quarterback Eli Manning in the off-season, stopped by today's show to talk about his training methods and the desired effects they can have on a quarterback's performance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


2 Aug 2019

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#007 - The Annex Performance Center - Training for Longevity w/ Mickey Brueckner

The Sweat Collective

Today we had the pleasure of talking with Mickey Brueckner, owner of The Annex Performance Center in Chatham, New Jersey. We touched on several topics, from training in sports to rehab to adapting your training levels at various ages. We dove into how Mickey views training, specifically for the long haul and ensuring that your fitness is supporting your lifestyle. We hope that you all enjoy!

1hr 23mins

10 Jun 2019

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15 : Mickey Brueckner, When Life Throws You a Curveball

Heads 'N Tales Podcast - Talking Sports Injury Rehab, Prevention, Perseverance, Concussions & Athlete Transition

n Episode 15 Kevin interviews Mickey Brueckner who is the founder and CEO of Annex Sports Performance.  Mickey was once a projected 5th round pick in the 2003 MLB draft until he suffered a season ending elbow injury, which required two Tommy-John surgeries.  Mickey talks about the symptoms he had leading up to his elbow injury as well as his experiences through recovery.  Mickey always had a love for training so he naturally gravitated toward kinesiology as a college major.  With his knowledge and experience as an elite level athlete, it was an easy transition for him to become a sports performance coach.   Mickey and his team train some of the most elite athletes in New Jersey, including Boston Red Sox pitcher, Rick Porcello.   You can find Mickey at http://annexsportsperformance.com/ .  Annex Sports Performance : Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube


13 Dec 2015