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Why Young Athletes Should Utilize the Lateral Plyometric Jump

All too often, athletes ignore lateral movement in their training. Why? Well, with literally thousands of exercises and drills at their disposal, a...

Are Bad Landing Mechanics Slowly Breaking Down Your Body?

In the world of sports performance, we're obsessed with force production. How much force can our muscles produce, and how fast can they do it? J...

How The 'Snap Down' Drill Builds Explosive Athletes From the Ground Up

For athletes to truly grasp what it takes to be faster, more explosive and more agile, they must understand the relationship between their feet and th...

3 Common Box Jump Mistakes That Might Be Holding You Back

The Box Jump is a popular exercise for athletes of all ages. In recent years, a number of viral videos have shown athletes jumping onto absurdly hi...

Watch Jaguars CB A.J. Bouye Perform a 44-Inch Single-Leg Box Jump

Though the NFL offseason can feel like it will never end, especially as the calendar flips to July and training camp beckons at the end of the mon...

How an Elite Club Volleyball Team Learned to Jump Higher Without Any Actual Jump Training

In February 2018, I was fortunate to be given the opportunity to train the 14- and 15-year-old girls volleyball teams of the Chicago Elite Volleyball ...

Hack Your Biology and Increase Your Vertical Jump With the Depth Drop to Box Jump

The best way to improve your vertical jump is by doing plyometric training. This type of training includes ballistic hops, skips and jumps that enh...

4 Advanced Jump Exercises Used By Explosive Athletes

In sports like basketball, soccer or hockey, acceleration and change-of-direction speed require more than just being big and strong. Lifting weights a...

5 Rules for Running a Successful High School Strength and Conditioning Program

There are over 35,000 high schools across America. Most feature some sort of strength and conditioning program meant to enhance the performance of ...

Why Every Athlete Needs In-Season Strength Training (and How to Do It Right)

You've just spent the last four to six months training hard and pushing your body to new limits. You have gotten bigger, stronger and faster with hope...

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