Jump Training for Explosive Power
Everyone knows the benefits of jump training (shock training or plyometrics). Jumping, bounding, hopping, sprinting, skipping and so on, have serious carryover to your and your athlete’s abilities to recruit motor units / muscle fibers and improve their explosive power (starting strength, explosive strength and reactive strength). Basically jump training will improve your ability to express power quickly, this is called rate of force development (or RFD).
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