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Dissecting the Wall Drill

When it comes to speed development, no topic is more polarizing than the wall drill. (Except maybe the speed ladder, but that’s a discussion for another day.) Some coaches love wall drills and use them as their go-to tool when teaching acceleration mechanics. Others feel that they are absolutely worthless, and would never consider using […]

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Physical Preparation with Loren Landow

Loren Landow is a guy I got turned on to a few years back from my good friend Joe Kenn, and needless to say, he’s a wealth of knowledge and someone I deeply respect. In this show, Loren and I talk about his journey in the world of physical preparation, his best cues and drills […]

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Physical Preparation with Boo Schexnayder

Boo Schexnayder is a world-class coach speed and jumps coach, and someone that you can most definitely learn a thing or two from. I saw Boo at a BSPMBG seminar a few years ago, and was floored with the depth of his understanding in regards to athletic development. In fact, he was so good that […]

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Physical Preparation with Bryan Mann

Almost three years ago, I was attending the Sounders Sports Science seminar in Seattle. A group of us went out to dinner after a long day of learning, and over the course of drinks I struck up a conversation with a guy across the table. We had both competed in powerlifting, so naturally we hit […]

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Q&A: Speed Work

Q: I was wondering if you could help me when it comes to programming for speed sets.  Do you have an optimal percent range that you use when working on bar speed?  I am working with a sprinter right now and wanted to start adding some speed sets in, but I am not sure how […]

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Q&A: When to incorporate speed/power drills

I was recently asked when the best time to incorporate speed/power drills into a program is.  This could include sprints, plyometrics/jumps, medicine ball work, etc.  I would also lump technical training into this category as well, because the rules of training are generally the same. It’s generally regarded that if your goal is to become […]

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