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    J.C. Radcliffe(Author) R.C. Farentinos(Author)

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This edition pushes the boundaries of explosive sports training exercises both in terms of the detail of information and the difficulty of some of the exercises. It includes a year-round development programme.

""Plyometric training is a crucial part of any strength and conditioning program. Real, long-term gains are possible if you're willing to put in the effort. For serious gains in explosive power, follow the exercises in" High-Powered Plyometrics.""" Gary ZimmermanDenver Broncos (1993-97), Minnesota Vikings (1986-93)Seven-time NFL Pro Bowl selection ""The depth and breadth of this book make it a must for both sports and conditioning coaches, as well as for anyone involved in reconditioning or rehabilitation. Its scientific basis and background are nicely complemented by its practical application."" Robb RogersDirector of ConditioningSt. Louis Blues1996 NSCA National Coach of the Year

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  • By Adam G. Clark on 12 October 2009

    This is a very useful book with some great information on the background of plyometrics and the physiological side of plyometrics.The only couple of negatives i have against this book is that the pictures and descriptions left me still unsure how to competently complete the technique as plyometric movement are obviously quite complicated and correct form is vital.The only other negative is that there could have been more information in the exercise descriptions on what the particular exercises were useful for and what sports they could help with, especially with the upper body exercises.All together though this was a great book for learning some really useful exercises, it will be my first reference i turn to whenever implementing any plyometrics into my or my clients programs.

  • By Jan Egil Kristiansen on 25 September 2011

    This book is for rather high-level competitive sports. If you just got up from the coach, forget it. The focus is training for competition results, not health.As a non-native English reader, I am sometimes at loss with the standard(?) US coach terms. It feels like having to cope with unexplained Japanese karate terms.There is no index.

  • By Drew D on 15 June 2014

    This book runs through the fundamentals behind plyometric training in a concise and clear manner.The reader is given an overview of the principles behind plyometric training and how/why it is applied.The reader is given a run through on assessing capabilities and creating a safe plyometric programme.The book gives a large number of examples of different plyometric exercises with each example illustrated with photos.It also provides examples of 12 week training programmes for various sports.The reader is also introduced to the basic sports science behind building high-end performance (ie. how plyometrics relates to other elements of the power hierarchy).A very good reference for plyometric training.

  • By Guest on 22 January 2004

    Excellent book. Has got plenty of exercises, with step by step descriptions. Definately worth buying if you want to work with Plyometrics or teaching it.

  • By Messiah Ozioma Odinma on 3 February 2013

    Plyometrics is best form of exercise for power, this book provides you with surplus knowledge on this topic. It also shows you quite a lot of exercises.

  • By Daniella Scozzi-Owens on 14 January 2013

    The book arrived quickly, especially considering it was over the Christmas period. Very happy with it. Would recommend it to others

  • By EC on 20 September 2013

    Great book for anyone who want to include this kind of training in their programme. Which if sports training, means everyone.


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