A new and novel form of exercise in the 1980s, plyometrics is now an essential part of every serious athlete’s conditioning program. Explosive power is required to compete at a high level in sports like football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, and track and field.
Enter High-Powered Plyometrics—the most advanced, comprehensive guide to explosive power training for athletes, coaches, and conditioning experts. The book covers it all, from the principles of high-intensity plyometric training to the development of long- and short-term training programs for 21 sports. More than 360 photos illustrate 77 exercises to increase lower-, middle-, and upper-body power. Exercise descriptions and intensity guidelines provide step-by-step instructions to ensure correct technique and proper workload.
Power training rises to a new level in High-Powered Plyometrics. Every athlete and coach who wants to go beyond basic conditioning will make it their top sports conditioning manual.
The High-Powered Plyometrics DVD includes foundation exercises such as squat jumps, double-leg speed hops, and medicine ball twists and passes; power-building exercises like tuck and scissors jumps, floor kips, arm swings, and sit-up throws; and high-intensity drills including depth jumps, vertical swings, drop pushes, and heavy bag strokes.
Finally, a DVD that demonstrates exactly how to make plyometric exercises pay off…with better sports performance!
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Jim Radcliffe is the head strength and conditioning coach at the University of Oregon. He has been involved in coaching since 1978 and is recognized as a top authority on plyometric exercise. He has written two books, numerous articles for the National Strength and Conditioning Association and Training and Conditioning magazine as well as for football, basketball, and volleyball coaching journals, and developed a video. Radcliffe is a sought-after clinician and has been speaking about plyometrics since 1982. He lives in Eugene, Oregon.