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Training Power for Sport Athletes
Price: 29.00

Do you want your athletes to become more powerful?  The likelihood of athletic success is higher if your athletes are more powerful.  Some training methods are more effective than others.  Science says doing the overhead lifts are some of the most effective methods of improving power.  They are often not taught to athletes because the myth is that they are too difficult to teach.  


What if you could implement a fairly quick and simple step by progressive step method to teach these lifts and train your athletes to become more powerful? This DVD shows you how the “Core of 4” method of teaching these lifts can be a very effective way for instructing a number of athletes at once.

Dr. Larry Meadors CSCS*D
NSCA-CPT*D, USA Weightlifting Senior Coach
UK Certified

Scott Sahli CSCS*D
NSCA-CPT*D, USA Weightlifting Senior Coach
Head Coach of 7 time Team Weightlifting State Champions
Power Clean DVD
Price: 35.00

Power Clean—Doing it Right! details the correct technique for executing this productive lift. The DVD features a number of practical and useful coaching tips that can help ensure that exercisers achieve optimal performance. These time-tested recommendations are appropriate for individuals of all interests and skill levels—whether teaching someone from scratch or refining the technique of the advanced athlete.

Among the topics covered:

• Terminology
• Why do we do power clean?
• Power clean technique
• Strength exercises
• Flexibility exercises
Improving Sprinting Speed: The Three Phases of the race and how to train for them
Price: 39.99

Henk Kraaijenhof has several decades of experience as a performance coach in a broad array of sports. He has worked with the following athletes: Nelli Coorman, former world record holder and 60m World Champion (1987,1989); Merlene Ottey, 100m and 200m; Sandra Farmer-Patrick, 400m hurdles; Letitia Vriesde of Surlaname, 800m (1:56.65 in 1995); Mohammed Aj-Malki of Oman, 400m (44.65 in 1988); Patrick Stevens of Belgium, 200m; and Troy Douglas, 100m-400m. Kraaijenhof's experience extends to conditioning as well, having worked with Mary Pierce (2004) and soccer player Edgar Davis. He was a conditioning consultant for the Netherlands Olympic men's volleyball team (2000). Olympic men's field hockey team (2008), Oman Sal, Juventus Football Club (1997-1998), Vancouver Canucks (2011), and UKAthletics. He has also worked as a mental conditioning consultant for BBE, an elite unit of the Dutch Marines Corps. Kraaijenhof has collaborated with Prof. Carmello Bosco on the development of the first vertical vibration platform 1998.
Depth-Jump: In-depth Examination and Comparison to the Drop Jump
Price: 40.00

Dr Verkhoshansky clears up the many misconceptions and confusion about her late father, Yuri Verkhoshansky's creation, the depth jump. While the cornerstone of plyometrics and many training strategies, the depth jump has been one of the most misunderstood and poorly implemented training concepts. Natalia Verkhoshansky sheds light on these and contrasts the depth jump with other training means, most notably the drop jump.
Shock Method & General Adaptation Syndrome DVD COMBO
Price: 70.00

Dr. Natalia Verkhoshansky-“Shock Method and Plyometrics: updates and in-depth examination”

Dr. Natalia Verkhoshansky’s father, Dr. Yuri Verkhoshansky, has been deemed “The Father of Plyometrics”. Although his main “finding” was that of the shock method, also known as depth jumps. In her presentation Dr. Natalia Verkhoshansky discusses the latest contribution and updates of this method, its implications in training the athlete and the taxonomy of Plyometric exercises with the rules of their progressing during the training process, the research behind them, and the progressions used to implement them..

Dr. Natalia Verkhoshansky- “General Adaptation Syndrome and its Application to the Sports Training”

The General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) has been looked upon as the benchmark for understanding the stress response to training, thus determining the “adaptations” that will be seen in the athletes. Dr. Verkhoshansky will give her take on GAS, areas that coaches can observe, and how this theory has been adapted sense its inception.
Block Periodization DVD By Vladimir Issurin
Block Periodization DVD
Price: 100.00

Block Periodization is an advanced DVD designed for high-level coaches working with elite athletes. This DVD features a four-hour lecture by the world's foremost expert on Block Periodization, Dr. Vladimir Issurin. In efforts to ensure that the learner has a true and tangible grasp on this type of training program, Dr. Issurin goes into great detail on how the system works and how it may be applied. It is unique in the field because it links successful experience from world sport practice with the scientific basis of sport training, all in an easy-to-use and exciting DVD format.
HENK KRAAIJENHOF TRIPLE PACK: WHAT WE NEED IS SPEED (BOOK) - WHEN THE HAMSTRING (DVD) - IMPROVE SPRINT SPEED (DVD)
Price: 100.00

Olympic Sprints Coach Henk Kraajienhof is one of the world's leaders in speed development. Henk is a master of discussing deep scientific topics and making it practical for coaches.
2013 Central Virgina Sports Performance Seminar DVD 11 Discs
Price: 245.00

The 2013 Seminar was held on April 26th and 27th, 2013 on the beautiful campus of The University of Richmond in Richmond, VA Central Virginia Sport Performance hosted their fourth annual Seminar. For The 2013 CVASPS we stepped it up another notch, bringing back many of the favorites from past years, and introducing some new presenters as well. The lineup is as follows

Kelly Starrett – Integrating Screening, Diagnostics, and Performance: the pinnacle of evaluation and identification is your programming

Dr. Natalia Verkhoshansky – Depth Jump vs Drop Jump

Landon Evans – Excel for Sport.

Henk Kraaijenhof – Helping the Best to Get Better: developments in improving performance by training and recovery.

Ben Peterson – The Effect of Aerobic Capacity on Repeated Sprint Performance: and examination of VO2 on and off transient kinetics, their applications for fatigue, and practical applications for training.

Henk Kraaijenhof – Wired to Win: an overview of the psycho-physiology to train the most important performance organ: the brain.

Joel Jamieson – Review of a Camp: the preparation of a UFC Champion
Dr. Natalia Verkhoshansky – Progressing the Jumping Exercises: Practical Application for Coaches.

Dr. Michael Kalinski – Hormones in Sport and Exercise

Dr. Michael Yessis – The Yessis Model, The 1×20 Strength Training Program

Yosef Johnson – Performance Result Based Training Methods
2012 Central Virgina Sports Performance Seminar DVD set
Price: 245.00

The 2012 Central Virginia Sport Performance Seminar will be held on April 27th and 28th on the campus of the University of Richmond.

Mike Robertson – “Corrective Exercise: Facts versus Fiction”

Dr. Natalia Verkhoshanksy – “Shock Method and Plyometrics: updates and in-depth examination”

Cal Dietz – “Advanced Principles in Programing”

Dr. Natalia Verkhoshanksy – “General Adaptation Syndrome and its Applications in the Sport Training”

Val Nasedkin – “Creation of Short and Long Term Training Goals Based on Biological Markers”

Landon Evans – “Physical Preparation in the NCAA: A Complementary Approach”

Joel Jamieson – “Managing the Training Process
Transfer of Training in Sports DVD
Transfer of Training in Sports DVD
Price: 250.00

Transfer of Training is an advanced DVD designed for high-level coaches working with elite athletes. This DVD set includes eight hours of lecture from legendary former Soviet Union track and field coach Dr. Anatoly Bondarchuk (translated by Dr. Michael Yessis) on the transfer of training. It also includes two additional hours of lecture from Dr. Michael Yessis on the transfer of training and specialized exercises. In addition there are one-hour presentations from strength and conditioning experts Tony Schwartz, James Smith, and Jean Drew.