Improving Your Med Ball Throws

It is widely accepted that medicine ball throws are a great way to improve rotational power. They blend strength and power gained in the weight room into a movement pattern more similar to what the athlete will do during competition. One of the fundamental ideas at...

Lateral Bounds for Rotational Power

Over the last two articles, we have looked at why we use box jumps and how they correlate to specific sports movements. The same principles of vertical power are applied to rotational sports such as golf, baseball, and tennis; only once the power is generated, it is...

Box Jumps and Correlation to Sport

In the first article, we discussed the three main points we look for in a box jump: triple extension, hip vertical displacement, and upper and lower body coordination.  One questions we base a majority of our training principles around is, “How will this translate...