The MORR System
The Arena Club has joined forces with world-renowned sports performance expert, Chip Smith, to bring elite-level training to athletes in Maryland and the surrounding region.
Chip Smith’s innovative MORR (Movement, Overspeed, Resistance and Reaction) Sports Performance Training System is used by more professional, Olympic, and elite-level athletes than any other system in the world. Designed to maximize individual results for each athlete, the MORR system isolates sports-specific and position-specific movements with the goal of increasing an athlete's speed, flexibility, efficiency and explosive power.
Chip Smith and his MORR Sports Performance Training System have trained more than 300 current NFL players, 60+ NFL Pro Bowlers, 40+ first round NFL draft picks and four Heisman Trophy winners. Chip’s training family members include NFL Pro Bowlers and Future Hall of Famers; MLB and NBA All-Stars; Olympic Champions; NCAA National Champions and thousands of elite and professional athletes across dozens of sports on five continents. The entire Sports Performance coaching staff at The Arena Sports Factory have been trained and certified in the MORR System by Chip Smith.
Meet Chip Smith
Chip Smith is recognized as one of the world’s foremost sports performance experts and a founding father of the sports performance industry. Chip has trained over 300 NFL players currently on rosters and has trained 2,000 players who have signed NFL contracts. Chip has also trained over 40 first round draft picks and his clients include four Heisman Trophy winners. Additionally, Chip has trained over sixty Pro Bowl players, one NFL Comeback Player of the Year, two Defensive Rookies of the Year, and most recently, the 2005 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, Brian Urlacher, 2009 Defensive Player of the Year, James Harrison and 2011 Defensive Player of the Year, Jared Allen.
Chip has worked with 14 Chinese Olympic Teams and most recently returned from Beijing where he trained 41 Olympic medalists including 21 gold medalists from the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and 20 gold medalists from the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Furthermore, Chip’s MORR System is implemented in dozens of professional, collegiate and elite teams, worldwide in dozens of sports. Since 2014, the MORR System has been utilized by the NCAA DI Men’s Basketball National Champions (Duke University), the USA Today High School Baseball National Champions, dozens of perennial state championship programs all over the country in football, basketball, soccer, track and field, lacrosse, volleyball and softball.
Chip holds a BS in physical education from Liberty University. He did post graduate work in speed and strength at the world-renowned Soviet Sports Institute in Moscow. He holds a master of sports science certification from ISSA. Other certifications include exercise specialist from Cooper’s Aerobic Institute and a Master's of Sports Performance certification from MORR.