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Why Athletes Should Practice 'Distracted Landings' in Their Training

If you're looking for a phenomenal way to challenge your athletes' strength, stability, coordination, landing technique and mental focus, I've got the...

Already Mastered Box Jumps? Here's How to Take Your Jump Training to the Next Level

This article is part 3 in a four-part series on programming and progressing jump training for field sport athletes. Read Parts 1 and 2 here. Let's ...

Why Young Athletes Should Utilize the Lateral Plyometric Jump

All too often, athletes ignore lateral movement in their training. Why? Well, with literally thousands of exercises and drills at their disposal, a...

Why Training to Failure Can Actually Hinder Your Strength, Power and Explosiveness Gains

Training to failure. If you're unfamiliar with the term, it refers to performing as many reps during a set as you possibly can. Only once your body...

Can Your One-Rep Max Really Predict Your Jumping and Sprinting Ability?

"Just get stronger." These words are repeated over and over by many strength and conditioning coaches, leading athletes to believe strength is the ...