What is the HOPSports Training System

HOPSports Training System - Basic

HOPSports is an award-winning educational media network, content library and production company.

HOPSports digital network provides a comprehensive Coordinated School Health program to ensure student health and fitness, safety, wellbeing and academic success. Researched and implemented in 70 countries with university affiliations, HOPSports is recognized for its multi-media platform promoting lifelong healthy lifestyles and behaviors through advocacy, research, development and implementation of evidence-based, sustainable health and learning strategies.

What is included in the Basic HOPSports Training System?

  • Over 300 Lessons
  • 10 Mats
  • 30 HOPSticks
  • 60 SandBells
  • 10 T-Bows
  • 5 Ballast Balls
  • 1 Computer
  • 1 Digital HD Projector
  • 1 Fender Portable Sound System
  • 1 Remote Control
  • 1 A/V Portable Cart
  • Phone and Online Support for School Staff 

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Content Library

HOPSports is an award-winning educational media network, content library and production company.

The HOPSports vast content library contains lesson plans promoting essential skills necessary for all students to recognize and maintain lifelong physically active and healthy lifestyles. Mindful that as children grow their skill sets and interests change, fun and challenging movement patterns are introduced designed to achieve competency in motor skills, physical literacy, and positive connotations towards and increased participation in physical activity.

World renowned athletes, artists, celebrities, doctors, professors, nutritionists, Hollywood Stuntmen, educational specialists and safety experts have contributed to the HOPSports video library premised on the belief that a healthy and safe child is optimally primed for learning and success.

Samples of the HOPSports diverse video library::

  • Arts: Dance, Music, Physical Comedy, Performing Arts
  • Circuits: Ladders, Cones, Physio Balls, T-Bows, SandBells, Functional Training
  • Fitness Skills: Core Strength, Functional Training, Martial Arts, Yoga, Cheerleading, Warm Ups and Cool Downs
  • Sport-Specific Skills: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Swimming, Golf, Football, Rowing
  • HOPSmart: Nutrition, Anti-Bullying, Character and Career Development, Volunteerism and Advocacy

Training Tools


The T-Bow is extremely versatile and is effective for all ages and skill levels in improving strength, coordination, balance, flexibility , and cardiovascular fitness. Light, portable and storable at 7 lbs, the T-Bow has a demonstrated proven capacity to withstand 660 lbs. The T-Bow's shape increases range of movement for more comprehensive body training , and is an effective tool for group fitness classes, special needs students, sports performance, therapy and home training.


Made of durable and stretchable neoprene, the SandBell is the most versatile and enjoyable functional weight training tool on the market. The SandBell is best described as a cross between a sandbag, a dumbbell, a barbell, a grip bag, a medicine ball, a slam ball, a stability pod, a gliding disk and a kettle bell. As an enhancement to any training, the Sandbell is perfectly suited to any age and skill level with sizes ranging from 2 to 12 lbs.

The HOPSports Mat

The Mat is used for HOPSports lessons, with a multi-purpose function that includes ladders, hurdles, cones and circuit drills . Consisting of (9) 2'x2' interlocking high-density foam tiles, the Mats are easy to assemble , store, and configure for any lesson and fitness activity.

Ballast Balls

BOSU® Ballast® Balls stay put, so that balls don't wander around the gym floor. Constructed of high-quality, burst-resistant material, it has a six-sided design for proper alignment and positioning. With the BOSU® Ballast® Ball, individuals can perform exercise progressions and dynamic drills that aren't possible on a regular stability ball.


A HOPStick is an 18" foam rubber stick used in HOPSports lessons to simulate sports movement and training including golf, baseball, softball, swordfighting and more.

Benefits of the HOPSports Training System

Award winning nonprofit Be Active North Carolina (BANC) commissioned a comprehensive independent research study of HOPSports. BANC, in conjunction with three North Carolina universities, concluded that HOPSports provides the foundation for active and healthy lifestyles:

Findings Include:

  • Increased activity in all students by 55%
  • Increased activity levels for female students by 68%
  • Increased activity levels in overweight and obese students by 23%
  • Lessons exceeded the target for moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) by up to 20%
  • Provides a 38% return on investment

After HOPSports was introduced, overweight and obese students had an activity level comparable to or greater than healthy weight students in traditional PE.

HOPSports Global Health and Wellness Platform

Serving as an agent of change to educate and empower children, adults and the global community, HOPSports provides holistic, enjoyable and scientifically-sound solutions designed for improved health status, safety, and quality of life.

Most Recent Research

December, 2015, peer-review publication in the Journal of Applied Measurement documents HOPSports efficacy:

  1. Effective classroom management tool
  2. Impacting positive behaviors by creating receptive learning environments
  3. Warmer and more effective student-teacher-parent interactions reported
  4. Improvement in student on-task behaviors
  5. Favorable contribution to student’s fundamental motor learning and social competency development
  6. Positive trend of psycho-physiological status with correlating improvement to student health.

Journal of Applied Measurement (Vol. 16, No.4), Winter 2015


"Psychometric Properties of the Attitudes toward Physical Activity Scale: A Rasch Analysis Based on Data from Five Locations", Magdalena Mo Ching Mok, Ming Kai Chin, Shihui Chen, Arunas Emeljanovas, Brigita Mieziene, Michal Bronikowski, Ida Laudanska-Krzeminska, Ivana Milanovic,Milan Pasac, Govindasamy Balasekaran, Kia Wang Phua, and Daga Makaza"

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If you already have a HOPSports Training System and would like assistance in the setup process please take a look at these helpful How To videos