In every style of training, coaches and athletes tend to hold onto common trains of thoughts as if they are golden rules. Today, we’re breaking down some of the misconceptions we’ve heard about speed training. Myth #1: You’re Slow Because You’re Weak. In certain situations, this may make sense, but let’s think of our typical …
The drive phase of the vertical jump is really about the recruitment of the posterior chain and achieving triple extension.
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Dr. Ken Clark joins the podcast to discuss the difference between ankle stiffness and ankle mobility as it pertains to sprinting. FULL EPISODE
One play, one hit, one rep is all it takes for an athlete to become injured. One of the ways to help prepare ourselves for sport, or for training, is with a warm up. Unfortunately, while the warm up is one of the most important things an athlete can do, time and again, I see …
Core stiffness is essential to the second phase of the vertical jump – the explode phase.
Dr. Ken Clark joins the podcast to discuss the research on sprinter swing time. FULL EPISODE
Active Dynamic Warm Up
The first phase of the vertical jump is the eccentric loading phase. This phase is commonly overlooked as athletes and coaches tend to focus on the jump itself, but proper muscle recruitment throughout the body is ESSENTIAL to creating a higher vertical jump.