NEW YORK, NY and FAIR LAWN, NJ--(Marketwire - Dec 5, 2012) - QFive, a free social platform for the athletic community, and Parisi Speed School FL, the leader in sports performance training, today announced a partnership to integrate QFive into Parisi Speed School of Fair Lawn, N.J.'s athletic and team training regimens. Using QFive's free tool, athletes can capture footage from their Parisi training to begin building their athletic profiles and will have access to a Parisi digital locker room where they can communicate and review their progress.
"Parisi's business is about improving people's athletic performances, so it's a natural fit to team up. QFive provides an opportunity for Parisi to catalog all of its sports content on one streamlined platform," said Daniel Fisher, cofounder of QFive. "Now, anyone can have a 'behind the scenes' look into Parisi's training methods, while the athletes will have a place to build their own social media sports profile."
More than 600,000 athletes of every level have trained with Parisi Speed Schools during the last 20 years. Incorporating QFive into training provides a social platform for athletes to showcase their sports careers for family, friends, schools and recruiters and offers a secure digital locker room for coaches and teams to communicate and review team video and plans. In addition, using the free QFive mobile iPhone app Parisi athletes can upload video right from the field and interact with each other and their trainers in real-time.
"QFive is the most innovative advancement in social media that we've seen," said Craig Stoddard, program director at Parisi Speed School of Fair Lawn. "It will enable the sports industry's leaders to manage and expand educational campaigns as well as provide a user friendly platform for athletes to discover information about the sports they're interested in."
Parisi of Fair Lawn is the first Speed School with QFive integration. "QFive is a great media tool that's sport-specific for the serious athlete," said Rich Sadiv, a Senior Strength, Conditioning and Speed expert at Parisi Speed School and the director of their renowned NFL Combine training.
"This partnership is the first of its kind in the industry and will revolutionize the way Parisi showcases its expertise and athletes' talents to the outside world," said Josh Grosbard, cofounder of QFive. "Parisi's athletes can now use QFive to stay connected to Parisi anytime, anywhere, and develop their social media sports profile highlighting their skills, abilities and performances."
QFive is a free social platform that connects athletes, fans, coaches and programs to their sports world. It enables athletes and coaches to build "their sports brand," fans to keep up with the programs they are interested in and athletic programs to keep their members, fans and alumni informed and engaged. QFive was founded in 2012 and is based in New York. For more information, visit http://www.qfive.com/.
About Parisi Speed School - Fair Lawn
Parisi Speed School - Fair Lawn's mission is to Empower America's Youth through best in class speed and performance training programs. The company has trained athletes ranging from youth beginner levels to world-class professionals in the NFL, NBA, WNBA, MMA and the Olympics. Parisi personnel are frequent guests on Fox News, ABC News, ESPN, CNBC, are presenters for organizations such as IHRSA, the NFL, USA/NFL, Nike, Reebok, IDEA, NSCA, and their articles are found in publications like the New York Times, Men's Health, Men's Fitness, The Sporting News, and Sports Illustrated for Kids.