"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 husband and I took our son, Kyle, to see Chuck Bushbeck approximately 3 years ago. Kyle was having pain in his pitching arm. We took him to an orthopedic surgeon, who suggested rest. After resting for 3 months, he started pitching again and the pain came back. We went back to the surgeon and Kyle was sent to Physical Therapy. Kyle did Physical Therapy for 8 weeks. Kyle started back pitching and after a month the pain was back. Kyle's pitching coach, Chuck Bechtel, suggested he see Chuck Bushbeck to check out his mechanics. My husband was amazed. Chuck saw Kyle throw three times and knew right away what his problem was. It was all mechanics. Kyle continues to see Chuck to fine-tune his mechanics in pitching...Best of all, the pain has gone away."
Lorraine Rosenberg , Classroom Assistant at Lawton School, Philadelphia School District
"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.
Bushbeck's program would be a valuable asset to the community and to the youth of this city through, not only the use of sports, but positive affirmation that will follow these individuals through life.
Steven Carr 8th Police District
"Ever since I met Chuck, everything seems to be back on track. He's got me in sync again. I felt this past season I was out of whack. Every once in a while, you meet that one person that has that life-changing affect on you."
Jack Tilghman Philadelphia Phillies, Clearwater Fl.
Chuck, my son Joey had an an outstanding high school season on the mound this year, and it wasn't all about his numbers. More about his mental status connected to his pitching mechanics. All your techniques, the mass x speed for velocity, the bullpens, the upper torque focus, the mental pounding seem to all "gel" together. Most important of all was the life he would still have in the arm after pitching. I can't thank you enough for all your hard work with Joey.
Joe Ferretti Parent of HS pitcher
[Chuck] has given my son such confidence & high self esteem, I can't believe it's my son.