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Functional Training for Sports: Superior Conditioning for Today's Athlete
Michael Boyle
073604681X
September 2003
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Presents a complete system focusing on training the body for competition, developing movement skills, body positions, and explosive power essential for all sports. Includes strength tests and exercise progressions for achieving athletic potential. Focuses on developing the torso, the upper body, and the lower body. For sports trainers. Softcover.

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Presents a complete system focusing on training the body for competition, developing movement skills, body positions, and explosive power essential for all sports. Includes strength tests and exercise progressions for achieving athletic potential. Focuses on developing the torso, the upper body, and the lower body. For sports trainers. Softcover.

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The Little League Guide to Conditioning and Training
Mark Gola
0071423591
Feb 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
INTRODUCING THE LATEST ADDITIONS TO THE BEST-SELLING LITTLE LEAGUE GUIDES The only youth baseball conditioning guide available, this book gives parents and coaches the tools they need to prepare their players and keep them in good shape all season long. Inside, readers will find: A detailed preseason program Pregame warm-ups and exercises Conditioning drills Safety tips And more

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Title: The Little League Guide to Conditioning and Training

Author: Gola

ISBN: 0071423591

Category: Sports/Baseball

Trim Size: 7 3/8 x 9 1/4

UPC: 639785385158

Price: $14.95

[category] Sports/Baseball

Help your players hit the ground running on game day

Coach, are your Little Leaguers entering the season in...



Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness
Lee E. Brown
0736058737
July 2005
Other Format
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From the Publisher
"Whether gaining a speed edge on the ice, greater quickness on the court, or superior agility on the field, this book/DVD package provides the drills and workouts you need to get a step ahead of the competition. Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness develops both maximum power and greater efficiency in each movement, and that’s essential to perform at a high level in any sport. Add it to your conditioning program and experience the benefits." Chris Witty Speedskating Gold Medalist and World Record Holder

From the Back Cover
Not only are modern athletes larger and more muscular than their predecessors, but they also move with a swiftness and power never seen before. Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is the workout guide and DVD package...


Complete Conditioning for Baseball
Pat Murphy
0873228863
Mar 1997
Paperback
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Book Description
Train like the pros and top college players! This comprehensive, sport-specific training program will help you hit, throw, and run like an all-star. It features 85 exercises and drills, 10 training workouts, and 4 sample 12-week training programs. Arizona State University’s baseball coach, Pat Murphy, and the Arizona Diamondbacks’ strength and conditioning coach, Jeff Forney, share the game’s most effective training secrets. Complete Conditioning for Baseball is the training guide you need for more power and speed.

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“This book is a must read for coaches a well as players who want complete conditioning.” Rod Delmonico Head Baseball Coach University of Tennessee 1995 National Coach of the Year “Speed and power are...


52-Week Football Training
Ben Cook
0736000852
September 1999
Paperback
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Book Description
Add power, speed, and agility to your game plan! 52-Week Football Training takes the guesswork out of workouts and ensures players are in peak condition each season and game. Daily workouts are presented for each week of the year and include resistance training, total conditioning exercises, and position-specific activities. The training plan conforms well to both high school and college calendars and organizes workouts into six sequential phases:
• Postseason
• Winter
• Spring
• Early summer
• Preseason
• In-season Conditioning coach Ben Cook, who has worked with 27 players who went on to the NFL, presents a full menu of on-field and off-field drills and exercises to develop flexibility, strength, power, speed, and agility. The book includes more than 160...


The Hockey Coach's Manual
Michael A. Smith
155209183X
Sept 1997
Paperback
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Book Description
"Hockey is a game that demands good sound skills as the foundation for both individual players and the team, " writes Mike Smith. And team success, he adds, is simply a reflection of coaching success. In "The Hockey Coach's Manual: A Guide to Drills, Skills, Tactics and Conditioning", Smith presents a winning formula for the hockey season. Complete with over 125 step-by-step diagrams, this book helps coaches set up a season-long program and walks them through a host of dryland and on-ice training regimens that will build team cooperation and enhance individual ability. Dozens of skill-building drills provide coaches with the tactical and strategic advantage vital for matching a tailor-made hockey system--whether based on conservative or aggressive play--to the achievement level of players aged 9 to 18. A timeless...


The Body Sculpting Bible for Men
James C. Villepigue
157826085X
January 2002
Paperback
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MuscleMag International
The most complete, most effective fitness manual out there.

Book Description
A complete guide for men who seek the perfect physique. Men everywhere seek the winning recipe for the ideal body—just the right amount of muscle tone, washboard abs, a chiseled chest, big guns, big and broad shoulders and tight buns. Now two certified trainers have put together the ultimate men's exercise book guaranteed to create the perfect look: The Body Sculpting Bible for Men.Join fitness experts James Villepigue and Hugo Rivera as they reveal a sure-fire plan for male body sculpting, including • the proper exercises and fitness techniques that allow men to gain lasting results • an easy-to-follow balanced diet plan that provides essential nutrition for men • detailed...


Soccer Practice Games: 125 Games for Technique, Training, and Tactics
Joe Luxbacher
0736047891
March 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Make each practice more challenging, productive, and fun with 125 games! Divided into six sections, Soccer Practice Games presents games on the following aspects: · Warm-up and conditioning · Passing and receiving · Dribbling, shielding, and tackling · Heading and shooting · Tactical training · Goalkeeper training Each game maximizes player involvement, activity, and learning and contains at least one major objective related to player or team development. A detailed explanation and accompanying illustrations are provided for each game to make application easy. Games can be easily adapted to accommodate players of various ages and abilities. Designed for beginning youth through high school competitive levels, Soccer Practice Games is a big winner among coaches and those who teach...


Coaching Fastpitch Softball Successfully
Kathy J. Veroni
0736060103
January 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Field a winning fastpitch softball team year after year with the knowledge and insights of a coaching legend! Coaching Fastpitch Softball Successfully provides the guidance and technical expertise you need in order to build and maintain a competitive team, covering every facet of leading a squad on the field and developing a program off of it. Hall of Fame coach Kathy Veroni, who has won more than 1,250 fastpitch games in her career, and pitching expert Roanna Brazier share their insights and experiences in this authoritative, comprehensive guide to coaching fastpitch softball. From developing a coaching philosophy and planning for the season to teaching the skills and tactics of the game, you will find proven formulas for success within these pages. With practice and conditioning plans, administrative forms,...


Complete Conditioning for Soccer: 137 Drills and Exercises
Sigi Schmid
0880118296
May 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
In a sport requiring spurts of speed and game-long endurance, even the most skilled soccer players can’t survive on talent alone. It also takes unbelievable conditioning. With more than 90 exercises, Complete Conditioning for Soccer tells you how to develop the stamina you need to run the field and still have the explosiveness to plow through defenders, battle for position, and drill the ball into the goal. Written by L.A. Galaxy head coach Sigi Schmid and Bob Alejo, a veteran conditioning coach who has worked with the UCLA Bruins and World Cup Soccer Teams, Complete Conditioning for Soccer shows you how to get in great shape using the best • flexibility and warm-up exercises, • strength and aerobic training, • power development, • speed and agility exercises, and • individual and team...


Complete Conditioning for Football
Michael J. Arthur
0880115211
March 1998
Paperback
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Book Description
For the past three decades the University of Nebraska football program has set the standard of excellence for successful conditioning. Complete Conditioning for Football presents the same program the Cornhuskers use to power their way to national championships. Base, development, peak, and in-season training programs are provided for beginning, intermediate, and advanced players. The book includes 98 position-specific exercises that help players improve speed, agility, power, and endurance. Sample workouts are provided for offensive linemen, defensive linemen, linebackers, running backs, receivers, and defensive backs. Chapters also cover the key training principles of adaptation, specificity, overload, periodization, and proper rest and nutrition. Fully illustrated, Complete Conditioning for Football takes the...


Football for Dummies, 2nd Edition
Howie Long
0764539361
June 2003
Paperback
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Book Review
At last, the Dummies series is tackling football. Former Raider all-pro defensive end and current Fox TV analyst Howie Long calls the signals, and if he doesn't always go deep--he's got a lot of ground to cover--at least he connects. With all its X's and O's, football is a complicated sport, and Long works hard to smooth the way: "Once you break through that initial fear of being overwhelmed by football and what you don't understand," he counsels, "I know everything else about the game, like dominoes, will fall into place." In his role as guide, Long plays those dominoes, from peewees to the pros to the fantasy leagues, explaining positions, analyzing offenses and defenses, and detailing strategies. As with all Dummies guides, the fun part is the "Part of Tens," the series of top-10 lists that dig in for the final chapter....


NSCA's Strength and Conditioning Manual for High School Coaches
Coaches Choice
1585187712
April 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
In this indispensable resource, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), a worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, describes how to design a strength and conditioning program for high school athletes. Covers program design, warm up, stretching & flexibility, resistance exercises, plyometrics, speed development, agility, and offers special sections on exercise physiology and nutrition. Provides sample programs and guidelines, and features over 80 exercises and drills (with complete descriptions and photographs) that coaches can use in their programs.

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