Kettlebells, battling ropes, and TRXs are all the rage in athletic development and general fitness. Meanwhile, a systematic approach to speed and power development is often overlooked. It’s time to incorporate speed and power training into your programs using the latest in coaching techniques and research!
This clinic is aimed for performance coaches, personal trainers, and physical therapists who are looking to better understand “The What and The How” of athletic development. Cory Walts and Ken Clark have integrated the latest research on Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, and Motor Learning with over two decades of combined experience in performance enhancement. The result is a scientifically-based, field-tested training system that has proven effective for athletes of all ages and abilities. Attendees will enhance their coaching skill set by deepening their knowledge in the following areas:
- Dynamic Warm-Up & Movement Preparation
- Plyometric Jump Training
- Speed and Agility
- Strength & Power Training
- Program Design
- Performance Psychology: Building Buy-In and Enhancing Intrinsic Motivation
- Skill Instruction: Cueing, Feedback, and Session Design
Dr. Ken Clarke and Cory Walts M.A. demonstrate the Y Attack Drill (one of many coaching drills they use to improve athleticism).