BookOptimal power—the ideal combination of speed and strength—is the difference between a good athlete and a great athlete. Sports Power provides all the tools to build sport-specific power and allow you to attain the highest level of performance.
Every sport has unique power demands. Whether it’s explosive running and jumping, a quick burst out of the starting block, or contacting and moving an opponent, developing the right proportion of strength and speed is crucial to optimizing athletic power. With the revolutionary speed–strength–power continuum in Sports Power, you can determine the ideal mix of strength-based and speed-based power required for your sport.
Four to six week training programs designed for maximum results may be applied as presented or customized to individual needs using the seven-step program design process. Training exercises combine resistance training, plyometrics, speed drills, and cutting-edge power development techniques.
Train to excel in your sport. Every workout with Sports Power will put you another step ahead of the competition.
Table of ContentsChapter 1. Determining Your Power Profile
Chapter 2. Assessing Your Power Profile
Chapter 3. Building A Base
Chapter 4. Maximizing Strength
Chapter 5. Developing Explosive Acceleration
Chapter 6. Speed and Strength Through Running Drills
Chapter 7. Speed and Strength Through Plyometrics
Chapter 8. Transferring Training to Performance
Chapter 9. Power Cycles Through Periodization
Chapter 10. Monitoring and Adjusting Your Training
Chapter 11. Sample Exercise Programs
An innovative training tool, Sports Power will help athletes and coaches achieve their highest level of performance by allowing them to test and train specifically for the unique power demands of their sports.
Strength and Conditioning Coach, Indianapolis Colts