Local Business Spotlight: PowerHandz announces legendary Brand Ambassadors!
Dallas, TX – POWERHANDZ, Inc., an athletic training sporting goods provider, today announced NFL All-Pro safety BRIAN DAWKINS and former Heisman Trophy winner TIM BROWN as its official brand ambassadors. POWERHANDZ recently launched its performance enhancing multi-sport training products, designed based on the overload principle and muscle memory theory. The product line consists of a weighted anti-grip glove, weighted pure-grip glove and slick basketball wrap and slick football wrap. Arizona Cardinals linebacker LORENZO ALEXANDER also joins the legendary NFL athletes to ‘train with purpose,’ using the POWERHANDZ product line.
“POWERHANDZ aims to give athletes the power to be great and excel in all aspects life,” said Founder and CEO, Darnell Jones. “Our brand ambassadors truly reflect our core values, as their current and past athletic careers exemplify the importance of training and dedication necessary to take your skills to the next level.”
DAWKINS spent 16 seasons in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles (1996-2008) and Denver Broncos (2009-11). He started for the Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX and in four consecutive NFC Championship games. Dawkins was a member of the NFL’s 2000s All-Decade Team and his career numbers include 1,131 tackles, 26 sacks and 37 interceptions in 224 games, ranking him among the league’s all-time top safeties. After retiring from the NFL, Dawkins joined ESPN as a NFL studio analyst in September 2012. In 2009, Dawkins was inducted by his alma mater into the Clemson Athletics Hall of Fame, followed by the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014.
“Certain things are not in your control. Your work ethic and what you choose to do to take your skills to the next level are,” said Dawkins. “It is crucial that athletes have the proper training tools to help keep that competitive edge. POWERHANDZ training products do just that, providing determined athletes of all ages the ability to stay focused on perusing their football dreams, while improving their skill set and revealing the true potential that lies within them.”
A Texas-native, BROWN spent 17 seasons in the NFL, primarily with the Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders (1988-2003) and currently holds the NFL record for consecutive starts by a wide receiver (176). Brown finished his professional career with 1,094 receptions; 14,934 receiving yards, 19,683 all-purpose yards and 105 touchdowns. Prior to his success in the NFL, Brown played college football for Notre Dame, where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1987. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009, and is currently on the ballot for the Class of 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame.
“Your natural abilities will only take you so far. It’s hard work, both at practice and on your own, that helps you become the greatest player you can be,” said Brown. “I am excited to be teaming up with POWERHANDZ with these products. Playing receiver for 27 years, including 17 in the NFL, I can see how this product could have made me better. I look forward to spreading the word about this great teaching tool.”
ALEXANDER is currently a linebacker and special teamer for the Arizona Cardinals. Originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Carolina Panthers in 2005, Alexander has also spent time with the Baltimore Ravens and Washington Redskins, where he earned the nickname “One Man Gang, due to his versatility of football positions including offensive guard, tight end, linebacker, fullback, defensive tackle, defensive end, and special teams. As a graduate of the University of California, Lorenzo was a four-year starter for the Golden Bears and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies.
Since the launch, the POWERHANDZ product line has drawn interest from numerous NBA, NFL and MLB athletes, as well as top athletic trainers. The athletic training products are designed to strengthen hand and arm muscles and increase dexterity for a variety of sports, including basketball, baseball, football, and more, providing a complex training environment during practice, allowing for optimal performance levels on game day. POWERHANDZ products are available online at www.POWERHANDZ.com.
ABOUT POWERHANDZ, INC.
The mission of POWERHANDZ performance enhancing athletic training products is to inspire each athlete to be the best by innovatively increasing inner drive and performance. POWERHANDZ products are designed to strengthen hand and arm muscles and increase players’ dexterity for a variety of sports, including basketball, baseball, football, and more. The POWERHANDZ product line consists of a weighted anti-grip glove, weighted pure-grip glove and slick basketball and football wrap. All POWERHANDZ products were developed and designed based on training techniques used throughout the basketball career of company CEO and Founder, Darnell Jones. Over the last five years, Jones has provided basketball skills training for several elite high school and college athletes, as well as international and NBA talents. POWERHANDZ products are available online at www.POWERHANDZ.com.
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POWERHANDZ are performance enhancing athletic training products innovatively designed to both strengthen hand and arm muscles and intensify players’ dexterity. There are 4 products in the portfolio: a weighted Anti-Grip Glove, a weighted Pure-Grip Glove, a removable Anti-Grip Basketball Wrap, and a removable Anti-Grip Football Wrap.
Anti Grip Glove
POWERHANDZ Anti-Grip Weighted Training Gloves have weight distributed across the top side of the glove and an anti-friction material on the palm side of the glove, making it more difficult to catch a football or dribble a basketball when training.
Pure Grip Glove
POWERHANDZ Regular Grip Weighted Training Gloves have weight distributed across the top side of the glove with a grip material (similar to baseball batting gloves) on the palm. This glove would be used for any sport that requires the use of a bat or stick.
POWERHANDZ Anti-Grip Removable Football Wrap is placed around a football, decreasing control when throwing or catching the ball.
POWERHANDZ Anti-Grip Removable Ball Wrap is placed around the circumference of a basketball, decreasing control when dribbling or catching the ball.