HMMR Podcast Episode 292: This and that

On this week’s episode we cover a hodgepodge of topics including: best practices for jump testing, jumping on the TCU speed bandwagon, knees over toes training, and defining rest periods in training.

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  • 0:00 – Introduction.
  • 2:00 – 3 questions to ask in jump testing: “Am I measuring the type of jump I want to measure, is the test reliable, and is it easy to implement.”
  • 5:15 – Improving jump testing protocols in football and making testing more sport-specific.
  • 9:30 – Finding accuracy and reliability in testing.
  • 11:15 – TCU speed.
  • 16:00 – Impressions on knees over toes.
  • 21:30 – Rest periods in trainings: “Are you taking enough rest between sets? If your performance isn’t dropping off you’re probably just fine.”

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