Movement Skill Acquisition for American Football— Using “Repetition without Repetition” to Enhance Movement Skill

by Shawn P. Myszka, CSCS
NSCA Coach March 2019
Vol 4, Issue 5


Football requires very fast, high-intensity, and high-impact movement patterns with each position requiring various movements and speeds. This article reviews how coaches are currently observing movement, and offers a framework on how to identify and improve movement in each player without over-coaching movement patterns.

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Shawn Myszka is currently the Pro Performance Director of Explosive Edge Athletics in Minneapolis, MN, which trains many of the top athletes in the st ...

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