Racquetball consists of various movements and has different training styles and techniques that target particular skills that can affect an aging player’s performance. The drills in this article are designed to strengthen and coordinate the lower extremity muscle groups for the aging racquetball player.
CoachesExercise TechniqueProgram designNSCA CoachRacquetballstrength and conditioningmature athletes
In this hands-on session from the 2020 NSCA Coaches Conference, Allison Skufca, from Landow Performance, demonstrates progressions from their four pillars of speed and agility training with soccer athletes.
CoachesExercise TechniqueProgram designSpeedAgilityTop End SpeedDecelerationAccelerationSoccerEnergy Systems Development
Athletes in field and court sports require reactive agility—they must accelerate, decelerate, and change direction in a constantly changing environment. These requirements result in technical differences between sprinting in a field or court sport and sprinting the 100-m.
CoachesExercise Techniquespeed developmentsprintingsprinting for soccersprinting intervalssprinting for basketball
This excerpt from NSCA’s Essentials of Personal Training discusses the importance of education on proper running surfaces, appropriate footwear, and the benefits of cross-training in addressing overuse of the knee.
Personal trainersTSAC FacilitatorsCoachesExercise ScienceProgram designClient Consultation|Assessment