"Some 4 years ago, my son and I were introduced to Chuck Bushbeck and Full Armor Training. Matt was about 15 at the time, a tall, lanky, hard throwing left-hander who could throw a strike from center field, but was a bit, let's say, inconsistent from the mound. We had been to other trainers, and quickly realized that most did not have Matt's best interest foremost in mind.
"I remember our first Full Armor session vividly. Matt called it the "Rocky Gym." "Just so you know, we don't take on every kid that walks in here. If we don't think you have what it takes, we're not going to waste your time and money or our time. On the other hand, if we see ability, we'll give 110% and expect the same from you." OK, so maybe this isn't the "Dale Carnegie" approach to bringing on new clients, but it was refreshing to hear. These guys were really interested in my kids' well being."
"Needless to say, Matt did make the cut, so to speak. He quickly developed a bond with Chuck Bushbeck, who became not only a trainer, but a "life mentor" to my son. Chuck Bushbeck and his academy staff have been there for Matt during good times and bad, through the ups and downs, and God willing, will be able to see him through his college years and beyond. They are a true inspiration.
"I am forever grateful not only for the man they are helping grow my son into, but for their friendship and inspiration. Thanks "Full Armor," for all that you do."
I was looking for a softball trainer for my children and remembered Chuck Bushbeck had a training facility. I got in contact with him and was able to get my children in training that weekend. My children, ages 15 and 9 have been attending Full Armor training sessions for only a few months. They both have grown so much in this short amount of time. My 15 year old was set on making her high school varsity softball team. She made it with the help of Chuck. She was 1 of 3 freshman to make the team. She also plays for our city's softball league where she made the All Star team. Her hitting has improved tremendously in this short time. My youngest too has grown in the short time training at Full Armor. She is also hitting better and learning the foundation of the sport. I am extremely pleased with the Full Armor Training Program and I would highly recommend Chuck and his Program to anyone!!
Kia Williams Social Worker
"Chuck Bushbeck delivers the highest level of pitching instruction available in the U.S. right here in Philadelphia. My 15 year old son has worked with several instructors. No one has focused on and communicated the mechanics of pitching better than Chuck. We have learned that proper mechanics are the key to performance and longevity. His combination of expertise, patience and commitment is unmatched. Chuck Bushbeck has spent considerable time talking with Jason about his mental approach to pitching, baseball, and life. There is no doubt Jason will rely on these skills and be a better person for it no matter where he winds up."
We first met Chuck when he was coaching our son in soccer where he taught conditioning, technical skills, and strategies of the game. Later, he was instrumental in helping our son utilize and improve his skills in baseball through Full Armor's philosophy of the technical skills and mental skills needed to go after his dream of playing Major League baseball.. Thanks to Chuck's guidance, our son, Gary Mitchell, was drafted in the 21st round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft.
Gary and Lee Mitchell Educators
From what I have personally seen, you have made great strides with not only my son, but all young people you have come in contact with.
Frank Connelly President, Northeast Peanut League
Chuck Bushbeck and his staff at Full Armor Training have the knowledge and experience to take a player to the next level. Chuck's teaching of positive thinking will increase your sons and daughters motivation to work hard on and off the field, court, rink, and in the classroom. Each player will receive personalized training from professionals whom are well respected in the athletic and academic community.
Gary Shesko Baseball Recruiting Coordinator, L.A. Angels of Anaheim, Associate Scout
I have sent my sons to different training facilities in New Jersey and Buck County, but none of them matched what Chuck Bushbeck has done for my sons and me as a coach.