Becoming more skilled at greater speeds and developing increased precision on the field can be achieved simultaneously. Power, Agility, and Speed Training for Field Hockey presents a detailed overview of evidence-based fundamentals and techniques involved in developing essential motor skills for field hockey.
Featuring legendary Emmaus (PA) High School field hockey coach Sue Butz-Stavin and athletes from her 2005 National High School Championship field hockey team, this course explains and demonstrates several of the key factors in power, agility, and speed training for field hockey, including movement preparation, dynamic warm-up, assisted/resisted acceleration training, and plyometric and speed training. This course also features a series of proven developmental drills designed to enhance the motor skills involved in playing field hockey.
Among the topics covered:
Assisted/resisted acceleration training
Plyometric and speed training
Agility ladder drills
Dynamic Warm Up
Assisted Resisted Training
Plyometrics & Speed
Game Situation Sprint & Static Stretching
Former National Strength and Conditioning Association Board Member
John Graham, MS, CSCS*D, FNSCA, is a former National Strength and Conditioning Association board member (2001-2004), vice president (2002-2003), and secretary/treasurer (2003-2004). One of the most respected strength and conditioning professionals in the field, he is certified by both the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the American College of Sports Medicine. Graham is also a National Strength and Conditioning Association fellow. Over the course of his exceptional career, Graham has been honored numerous times for his achievements. He is a prolific author and a much sought-after presenter at clinics and professional meetings across the United States.
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