Integrating Plyometric Training for High School Soccer Athletes – Part 2

by Rui Liu, CSCS, Brian Gearity, PhD, ATC, CSCS,*D, FNSCA, and Clayton Kuklick, MA, PhD, CSCS
June 2021
Vol 8, Issue 1

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In the second of this two part series, this article will discuss program design with an emphasis on integrating lower limb plyometric training into soccer training to enhance power actions, as well as, consider high school athletes’ biological characteristics and long-term athletic development (LTAD).

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This article originally appeared in NSCA Coach, a quarterly publication for NSCA Members that provides valuable takeaways for every level of strength and conditioning coach. You can find scientifically based articles specific to a wide variety of your athletes’ needs with Nutrition, Programming, and Youth columns. Read more articles from NSCA Coach »

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