Part 1 of a series specifically concerning the training of college Olympic and field sports. This article may annoy some people (if anyone actually reads it,) but my purpose is not to stir the pot. Rather my objective is to give points of consideration in developing training programs for young (college-bound and college) athletes. Particularly contesting the … Continue reading Keep it simple, an approach to training Olympic and field sports: Part 1 – Understanding the nuances of Olympic and field sports.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbleo6aJGLo Above is the video taken from my recent presentation on plyometric training progressions. Below is the download link for the actual powerpoint if you're interested in seeing what was actually on it. Download Link
On several occasions, while trying to cultivate answers in terms of what constitute valuable lessons for our interns, I've gotten (among others) one common response. This is the importance of how to breathe in order to stabilize the trunk/torso while lifting heavy. If we are not actively teaching our athletes how to utilize intra-abdominal pressure and … Continue reading Intra-Abdominal Pressure and Trunk Rigidity