This Enhanced Edition demonstrates the safest, most effective learning progressions for the snatch, clean, jerk, and other variations. It provides access to an online collection of Dartfish enhanced video analysis of the lifts. The combination of instruction and analysis establishes a new benchmark for weightlifting and training.
The movements in competitive weightlifting – the snatch, clean, jerk, and other variations – can make you a more powerful athlete, no matter what sport you’re in. The enhanced edition of Explosive Lifting for Sports shows how to incorporate these exercises into your own sports training program.
This special package demonstrates the safest, most effective learning progressions for the snatch, clean, jerk, pulling assistance exercises, squat, and other lifts. Perform each lift safely with step-by-step instructions and develop the strength, power, and speed you need for your specific sport. Included are specific power-development programs for 10 different power sports: football, baseball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, hockey, track and field, wrestling, racket sports, and competitive weightlifting.
This Enhanced Edition also grants you exclusive access to an online collection of Dartfish enhanced video analysis of the lifts. View each exercise in “real time” or review and study the execution with on-screen instruction and frame by frame breakdown of key movements. The combination of instruction and analysis establishes a new benchmark for weightlifting and training.
Most coaches and athletes today agree that resistance training creates stronger, faster players who are more resistant to injury. Improve your performance on the field or on the court and develop whole-body power with this enhanced edition of Explosive Lifting for Sports.
Chapter 1. Training for Optimal Strength
Chapter 2. Developing Explosive Power
Chapter 3. Combining Weightlifting and Plyometrics
Chapter 4. Building a Technique Base
Chapter 5. Snatch
Chapter 6. Clean
Chapter 7. Jerk
Chapter 8. Pulling Exercises
Chapter 9. Squatting and Pressing Exercises
Chapter 10. Designing an Effective Training Program
Chapter 11. Sport-Specific Training Programs
Harvey S. Newton is a leading figure in the world of weightlifting. Not only is he a former U.S. Olympic team weightlifting coach and former executive director of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), but he was also the first U.S. national coach and the first U.S. member of the International Weightlifting Federation’s Scientific and Research Committee. He is the former editor in chief of NSCA’s Strength and Conditioning.
Newton holds an MA in sociology from the University of Colorado. A member of the USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame, he continues to lecture nationally and internationally on strength training and weightlifting. He also serves as strength and power consultant to many sport organizations through his business, Newton Sports. Newton resides in Maui, Hawaii. He spends his free time lifting weights, cycling, and reading.