foot / ankle
Stand with feet hip width apart. Jump up, touch toes together, and land lightly. Bend knees upon landing.
explosive power needs to be developed in order to…
calf / shin
calf killer cross:
Stand. Feet together. Knees slightly bent. Jump -front, back, side, side- landing lightly each time. Knees should never straighten.
Traditional athletic assessments give the athlete a quantitative number to be used for setting goals and generally include: -agility -sprint -endurance -core power/core strength -leg power -upper body power/strength At Sports Prodigy, we understand the importance of not only using traditional assessment methods to build on the athlete’s physical abilities and enhance performance but also assessing movements related specifically to injury prevention.
prevent burn out, keep building, allow for growth and repair
Stand at the edge of a low bench or bleacher. Drop to the ground to land lightly on both feet. Keep feet hip distance apart. Knees should bend deeply upon landing and remain a consistent distance apart. At no point should the knees come together
agility/ speed/ quickness training is imperative for …
Standing, stretch right quad by pulling right heel towards bum. Step forward in to a wide lunge, tuck your bum under to feel a stretch in the groin on the left. Pull left foot towards bum for a more aggressive quad stretch. Release, stand, stretch left quad again.
From a sitting position, lift your bum up to push up into a table. Keep hips high and fingers pointed towards feet. As one begins to feel strong in this position, alternate leg lifts.
Every sport has its weakness. We know to take that into consideration as we…
lunge walk w/ lift
Step into a deep lunge. As you come forward tighten your bum to lift your back leg with control. Swing it through to step into another deep lunge.
combined with proprioception, reactivity involves …
dynamic v static stretching - or - integrative training
what do we want here amy? you want to describe the importance of a balanced training or which way of stretching is better at what times or something else completely?
In “super”, lay on your stomach and tighten legs, bum, and back to lift legs and upper body off the ground. Keep shoulders down and back. Roll over to “banana” keeping everything tight. Keep low back pressed into the ground rather than arching it off the ground.
deceleration, form control, and landing properly require …
Lie on stomach, chest on the ground. With bent knee, lift one leg and twist lower body to touch toes on opposite side of body. Keep chest on ground. Roll back and repeat with other leg.