Speed Training

Teaching Olympic Lifting to Young Athletes

Why I like teaching Olympic Lifting to Youngsters? The reason I love teaching Olympic lifting to young athletes, keep in mind this is taught with sticks/pvc pipe/training bars…. 1. Olympic lifting is a movement skill that helps to stack their foundation of movement patterns even higher. 2. Olympic lifting allows for full range of motion. …

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Cues for Lateral Acceleration into Linear Acceleration

Yesterday’s workout focused on immediate lateral acceleration for one stride (Lateral Gait) into linear acceleration. Cues: Active feet early so reposition can take place and accelerate with power and quickness. Allow shoulders to direct the power from legs during linear acceleration- poor shoulders poor acceleration.  Proper plant angles to control mass and momentum and direction …

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