Kiel Holman

Website: http://www.churchofiron.com/

Kiel Holman

Kiel Holman is the executive director of Church of Iron in Indianapolis, where he also serves as throws coach for Lawrence Central High School. Certified by the CSCS, USAW, CrossFit L1, and USATF L1, he has worked with NFL defensive back Rashad Barksdale and UFC fighters Chris Lytle, Matt Mitrione and Jake O’Brien; and he has been a speaker at several coaching events, including USA Track and Field Elite Coach’s Camp, IATCCC State Clinic, National Throws Conference and Anderson University. Holman graduated from Ball State University, where he played four years of Division I baseball.

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Power Development, Part V: Ballistic Training

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Power Development, Part IV: Plyometric Training

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Power Development, Part I: Train at Different Speeds to Build Power

The ability to move quicker, jump higher and run faster than opponents will give any athlete more opportunities to achieve success. In this five-p...

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