SKLZ and Advantage Fitness Products® have established Distribution and Brand Partnership
02/25/2011

SKLZ establishes distribution and brand partnership with Advantage Fitness Products® to provide SKLZ's best-in-class skill development and athletic performance products nationwide to fitness facilities.

Online PR News – 25-February-2011 – – Carlsbad, CA; Culver City, CA - SKLZ, the global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of sports training aids and athletic performance products, has partnered with Advantage Fitness Products (AFP), the leading provider of full-service fitness facility planning, design, supply and service, to bring SKLZ athletic training products to institutions throughout the U.S. including top-ranked sports programs at the high school and collegiate levels.

AFP, which specializes in the development and ongoing service care for over 15,000 clients around the world, will now provide SKLZ’s best-in-class skill development and athletic performance products nationwide to fitness facilities. Universities, residential recreation centers in apartment and condominium communities, Fortune 500 corporations, and the hospitality industry, serving the hotel and cruise ship sectors.

"Training for athletes is a 365 day a year endeavor. It's important that we continue to provide them with the tools they need wherever they are needed," said Tom Quinn, president of SKLZ. "Athletes spend a lot of their time at fitness facilities, many of which are supported and serviced by AFP. We are proud to align our brand with another organization that is so dedicated to improving athletic performance and fitness."

Among the dozens of SKLZ products now available through the AFP distribution channel is a complete assortment of athletic performance training tools including the Quick Ladder and Speed Chute, which focus on speed, agility, and quickness, as well as general fitness products such as medicine balls and mats. Select products will be co-branded with both companies' logos to leverage the strength of the two brands in their respective industries.

Additionally, AFP clients can now incorporate sport-specific skill development products into their facilities. Popular baseball training aids developed by SKLZ include the Hit-A-Way PTS and Hurricane Category 4. SKLZ develops other innovative sport-specific training tools for golf, basketball, and more - all previously only available at sporting goods and consumer retail, or at select online retailers and SKLZ.com.

"Advantage Fitness Products strives to build relationships with the fitness industry’s top brands and trendsetters to bring our clients innovative solutions for their fitness needs. SKLZ is the leader in sport-specific skill development and continues to be on the forefront of training and fitness, particularly as it applies to athletes. The use of their products will be a great addition to what we are able to offer our clients." said Bryan Green, president and founder of Advantage Fitness Products.

Since 2002, athletes looking to improve their athletic performance have relied on SKLZ products. As the manufacturer and distributor of multi-sport performance training tools, sport-specific skill development training aids, and now professional-grade athletic performance products, SKLZ brings to the partnership a trusted brand recognized by consumers for innovation and athletic improvement worldwide.

About SKLZ
SKLZ is the innovator in athletic training, and is the premier developer and marketer of athletic performance and skill development training products for serious athletes of all ages. The flagship brand of Pro Performance Sports, SKLZ delivers broad lines of training products across a variety of sports, including baseball, fastpitch, golf, football, basketball, soccer and more. SKLZ focuses on transforming innovative concepts into effective sports training products that help athletes reach their full potential. With international headquarters in San Diego, California, the company delivers durable, high-performance trainers that can be found internationally at major sporting goods retailers, specialty shops, and mass merchants, as well as on the SKLZ website at http://www.SKLZ.com

About Advantage Fitness Products®
Advantage Fitness Products® is a leading provider of innovative fitness and wellness based solutions for commercial facilities worldwide. AFP offers expertise across multiple facets of the health & fitness industry, including facility design, supply and support, and programs established to assist clients in maximizing their investments in fitness. AFP provides FitnessFacility.com, a specialized fitness facility management tool that provides efficient and cost effective support for the requirements of daily management. The company's ADVANTAGE Line commercial fitness accessories provide safe, stylish, and hygienic enhancement to any fitness environment. For more information visit http://www.AFProducts.com or call 888-895-0547.