Jimmy Smith, CSCS, is the founder and president of Jimmy Smith Training, a training and nutrition consulting business in Stamford, Conn. His clientele includes NHLers, pro golfers, soccer players and mixed martial artists. He holds a master's degree in human movement as well as numerous certifications in strength and conditioning. Smith has contributed to ABC News and several national publications, such as Men's Health, Maximum Fitness, MMA WorldWide and Tapout. For more information and to sign up for his free newsletter, visit jimmysmithtraining.com or follow him on Facebook.
I train athletes every day from numerous sports, including hockey, basketball, mixed martial arts and tennis. So, what’s the common training denominator? All these athletes want to improve their vertical [...]