TAKKLE.com Announces Deal with ML Strength to Offer Training Advice for Baseball and Softball Athletes

December 23, 2010

New York (PRWEB) May 20, 2008

Ever wonder how you can add 5 MPH to your pitch? Or improve your bat speed to catch up to that 85 MPH fastball? These questions and more will be answered on a weekly basis thanks to TAKKLE’s partnership with Dana Cavalea, the CEO of ML Strength/Director (www.mlstrength.com) of Strength and Conditioning for the New York Yankees.

Dana will provide valuable insight into the increasingly popular world of sport performance training. Dana’s focus will be baseball and softball training, where he has honed his craft and helped hundreds of athletes exceed expectations. Dana will post weekly to the TAKKLE Squad blog, http://www.takkle.com/blog, where readers will be able to comment and discuss training methods.

“We are very excited to have secured such a valuable asset for our users,” said David Birnbaum, CEO and Co-founder of TAKKLE. “Our users will greatly benefit from the expertise Dana has to offer, and his experience training a number of future Hall of Fame players will be an invaluable resource.”


TAKKLE is the leading online social media site for high school sports. On TAKKLE, high school athletes can track and compare their stats, post team schedules, scout rivals, and share videos and photos with their teammates and opponents.

TAKKLE offers advertisers and marketers the ability to strategically target an engaged audience of high school athletes and fans. TAKKLE’s investors include Wasserman Media Group LLC, Greycroft Partners LLC, Jack Schneider, Managing Director at Allen & Company, Inc., Sports Illustrated, IJ Smith Enterprises LLC and the New York City Investment Fund.

ML Strength:

ML Strength is a leading baseball and softball training corporation with offices in Mount Sinai, NY. Dana Cavalea, CEO, currently serves as the Director of Strength and Conditioning for the New York Yankees, and has spent time with the Pittsburgh Pirates, and Toronto Blue Jays. Dana is one of the bright young minds in the field of Performance Training/Strength and Conditioning.

His goal is to provide athletes and coaches with a solid foundation on how the body functions, while at the same time creating and awareness about the influence of lifestyle on athletic success. Dana specializes in the development in multi-planar strength, power, and speed development. He spends time between Long Island, New York and Tampa, Florida. “It is a personal goal of mine to enhance the overall development of the modern athlete by education and practicality. Helping athletes achieve their dreams is what it’s all about. Make your dreams realities!” — Dana Cavalea

Contact Information:

Christian Busch

Takkle Inc.


Christian.Busch @ takkle.com


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