Explosive Lifting for Sports book/DVD Package-The enhanced Edition

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The movements in competitive weightlifting – the snatch, clean, jerk, and other variations – can make you a more powerful athlete, no matter what sport you’re in. The enhanced edition of Explosive Lifting for Sports Book/DVD package shows how to incorporate these exercises into your own sports training program.

This special package demonstrates the safest, most effective learning progressions for the snatch, clean, jerk, pulling assistance exercises, squat, and other lifts. ...

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Overview

The movements in competitive weightlifting – the snatch, clean, jerk, and other variations – can make you a more powerful athlete, no matter what sport you’re in. The enhanced edition of Explosive Lifting for Sports Book/DVD package shows how to incorporate these exercises into your own sports training program.

This special package demonstrates the safest, most effective learning progressions for the snatch, clean, jerk, pulling assistance exercises, squat, and other lifts. Perform each lift safely with step-by-step instructions and develop the strength, power, and speed you need for your specific sport. Included are specific power-development programs for 10 different power sports: football, baseball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, hockey, track and field, wrestling, racket sports, and competitive weightlifting.

Also included is a DVD on which Harvey Newton, brings to life the safest, most effective learning progressions for all of these lifts. Just as important, he outlines key technical adjustments and exercise options for athletes of various body types.

This Enhanced Edition also grants you exclusive access to an online collection of Dartfish enhanced video analysis of the lifts. View each exercise in “real time” or review and study the execution with on-screen instruction and frame by frame breakdown of key movements. The combination of instruction and analysis establishes a new benchmark for weightlifting and training.

Most coaches and athletes today agree that resistance training creates stronger, faster players who are more resistant to injury. Improve your performance on the field or on the court and develop whole-body power with this enhanced edition of Explosive Lifting for Sports.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781450401852
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/23/2010
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 926,642
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Harvey S. Newton is a leading figure in the world of weightlifting. Not only is he a former U.S. Olympic team weightlifting coach and former executive director of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), but he was also the first U.S. national coach and the first U.S. member of the International Weightlifting Federation’s Scientific and Research Committee. He is the former editor in chief of NSCA’s Strength and Conditioning.

Newton holds an MA in sociology from the University of Colorado. A member of the USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame, he continues to lecture nationally and internationally on strength training and weightlifting. He also serves as strength and power consultant to many sport organizations through his business, Newton Sports. Newton resides in Maui, Hawaii. He spends his free time lifting weights, cycling, and reading.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Training for Optimal Strength

Chapter 2. Developing Explosive Power

Chapter 3. Combining Weightlifting and Plyometrics

Chapter 4. Building a Technique Base

Chapter 5. Snatch

Chapter 6. Clean

Chapter 7. Jerk

Chapter 8. Pulling Exercises

Chapter 9. Squatting and Pressing Exercises

Chapter 10. Designing an Effective Training Program

Chapter 11. Sport-Specific Training Programs

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