The movements in competitive weightlifting—the snatch, clean, jerk, and other variations—can make you a more powerful athlete, no matter what sport you’re in. In this enhanced edition of Explosive Lifting for Sports one of weightlifting's most knowledgable experts, Harvey Newton, shows how to incorporate these exercises into your own sports training program.
The book and DVD-ROM demonstrates the safest, most effective learning progressions for the snatch, clean, jerk, pulling assistance exercises, squat, and other lifts. Perform each lift safely with step-by-step instructions and develop the strength, power, and speed you need for your specific sport. Included are specific power-development programs for 10 different power sports: football, baseball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, hockey, track and field, wrestling, racket sports, and competitive weightlifting.
The all-new DVD-ROM, enhanced by the award-winning Dartfish software, provides detailed video analysis of the included lifts. When installed on your PC, the software allows you to review, study, and print key movements of each exercise. The on-screen instruction and a frame-by-frame breakdown demonstrate the execution of each lift to create an overall package that establishes a new benchmark for weightlifting instruction.
The Explosive Lifting for Sports DVD brings to life the safest, most effective learning progressions for all of the lifts. Just as important, it outlines key technical adjustments and exercise options for athletes of various body types. Learn how to perform each lift correctly with step-by-step instructions for developing the power you need to excel in your sport.
Most coaches and athletes today agree that resistance training creates stronger, faster players who are more resistant to injury. Improve your performance on the field or on the court and develop whole-body power with this enhanced edition of Explosive Lifting for Sports.
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About the Author
Harvey S. Newton is a leading figure in the world of weightlifting. Not only is he a former U.S. Olympic team weightlifting coach and former executive director of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), but he was also the first U.S. national coach and the first U.S. member of the International Weightlifting Federation’s Scientific and Research Committee. He is the former editor in chief of NSCA’s Strength and Conditioning Journal.
Newton holds an MA in sociology from the University of Colorado. A member of the USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame, he continues to lecture nationally and internationally on strength training and weightlifting. He also serves as strength and power consultant to many sport organizations through his business, Newton Sports. He can be reached through his Web site at www.Newton-Sports.com. Newton resides in Maui, Hawaii. He spends his free time lifting weights, cycling, and reading.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Training for Optimal Strength
Chapter 2. Developing Explosive Power
Chapter 3. Combining Weightlifting and Plyometrics
Chapter 4. Building a Technique Base
Chapter 5. Snatch
Chapter 6. Clean
Chapter 7. Jerk
Chapter 8. Pulling Exercises
Chapter 9. Squatting and Pressing Exercises
Chapter 10. Designing an Effective Training Program
Chapter 11. Sport-Specific Training Programs