Human Kinetics, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 171 pages
This book gives you a complete plyometric-based training program that really works. No matter what your sport, the practical and effective training regimen presented will give you the greater speed and power components you need to succeed. Progressive training programs also allow you to adjust the level and intensity according to your needs.
High-Powered Plyometrics takes you step-by-step through high-level plyometric training, beginning with an understanding of the principles of how and why plyometrics works. It details proper training techniques and equipment, safety and injury prevention, and targeted training drills to develop your lower, middle, and upper body. You also get advanced tips to take you to the elite stages of training with discussions on periodization, long-term planning, and progression training. More than 350 photos-most presented sequentially-make the concepts, descriptions, and explanations easy to understand.
These principles have worked for hundreds of elite athletes, including intercollegiate and professional football and basketball players, world-class volleyball players and cross-country skiers, professional and Olympic cyclists, marathon runners, and athletes of all ages. They will give you the explosive power you need to compete at a high level in almost any sport. If you want to go beyond basic conditioning, High-Powered Plyometrics gives you everything you need to surge past the competition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rkchr - LibraryThing
Well, this is a its not you its me review. I thought I would be interested in this, but I am not. The book seems to be very detailed on the subject and has lots of pictures to demonstrate the techniques... but I just could not get into it. Read full review
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[High Powered Plyometrics by [[James Radcliffe]] and [[Robert Farentinos]] is a detailed and technical guide to a complete plyometrics training program. In addition to 79 detailed descriptions of ... Read full review
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