Following up on his earlier post about the importance of developing vertical pulling power, Coach Richter offers a practical guide about how to place your athlete in the appropriate training model to achieve greater levels of power.
Many of us understand the value of monitoring performance with velocity-based training devices. Yet the technology is underused in measuring upper body vertical pulling performance. Coach Richter explains how to monitor vertical pulling to improve athletes’ power and speed in their respective sports.
When strength coach Jeff Richter starting training IndyCar drivers and pit crew members nine years ago, it was the first time in his career that he had no experience with what his athletes experience. By asking questions and listening to the answers, he learned the necessary context to develop his programming strategy. In this Friday Five, Coach Richter discusses the pieces of that cutting-edge approach.