"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."
"My sons have been training with Chuck Bushbeck and his staff for several years. Because of the excellent training and techniques taught by Chuck, they are not only the top rated athletes in our township, but also have avoided injury and been able to easily transition to the next level of skills required each year as the demands of the game got harder. Other kids that did not get proper training had difficulty keeping up as they got older with just natural athleticism without honing the best technics as Chucks group teaches. I would highly recommend this training to any parent who wants their kid to advance in baseball and maximize their abilities and decrease risk of injuries. Chuck also emphasizes positive attitude and really connects with the kids which makes the entire training experience a fantastic and productive one."
Jamie L. Sheller Esq.
I have watched Chuck Bushbeck and his academy staff work with my son for several years. I have been impressed by their knowledge of the game, their strategies and techniques of teaching, their creativity and their positive effect on my son. They work long hours teaching the kids. Chuck Bushbeck and his guys bleed baseball. More importantly, they are committed to helping their students grow mentally and emotionally both as a baseball player, and as a person.
Alan Cotler , Reed Smith LLP
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.
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
What Chuck does for the community along with baseball players all around the Philadelphia area, is show and demonstrate, a compassion for the sport and love of the community we live in today.
[Chuck] has given my son such confidence & high self esteem, I can't believe it's my son.