Plyometrics for Speed and Power: Includes over 100 Drills and Exercises

Crowood
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Many coaches train primarily for strength - pressing, pulling and squatting - but without converting this maximal strength to speed and power. However, the 'holy grail' for most athletes is power, and plyometrics is the best way to achieve this. Plyometrics for Speed and Power will guide you through the basics of plyometric training through to sport-specific drills that will enhance your performance. This new book covers the history of plyometrics and the science behind it; foundation strength; plyometric equipment; warm-up techniques and performance testing. This complete guide to the basics of plyometric training through to sport-specific drills will enhance your performance, speed and power and will be of interest to all coaches and athletes. Superbly illustrated with 420 colour photographs and 30 diagrams.
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Glen Thurgood is a coach, physical therapist, author, speaker, athlete and co-owner of the Training Shed, a functional training and performance facility in Market Harborough. He has a Masters degree in Strength and Conditioning, and over eighteen years' experience as an elite level performance coach and athlete, working with some of the world's leading coaches in both rugby and football, as well as working with runners, triathletes, Ironman athletes, martial artists, canoeists and cyclists.

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Publisher
Crowood
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Published on
Oct 26, 2015
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Pages
160
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ISBN
9781785000423
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Language
English
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Genres
Sports & Recreation / Coaching / General
Sports & Recreation / Training
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This content is DRM protected.
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