GAINtalk 6: Proprioceptive plyometrics (with Vern Gambetta)

In this 27 minute video, Vern Gambetta shares his approach to plyometric training. This video was originally released as a DVD by Gambetta in the 1990s and includes descriptions and demonstrations of all exercises.

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Topics Covered

Understanding and executing the basics

10 minutes

  • Defining plyometrics and proprioception and putting them into context.
  • Training as rehab.
  • Basic jumps and hops
  • Multi-direction jumps and hops.
  • Restart jumps and hops.
  • Guidelines for progressions.
Complex plyometrics

17 minutes

  • Multi-direction jumps and hops.
  • Ice-skater progression.
  • Bounding variations.
  • Hurdle jumps.
  • Resisted restart jumps.
  • Angle box and low box jumps.
  • Pattern jumps and hops.

About GAIN

GAIN is a coaching network offering coaches a community to grow, and annual events to learn and network. The annual flagship GAIN event takes place in June with details announced in December. The week-long event brings together top coaches from around the world to share best practices on athletic development, sports medicine, the art of coaching, and more.

GAIN also helps produce the GAINcast podcast where coaches can listen weekly for new coaching tips. In addition, other GAIN events are hosted throughout the year and members get access to the below video and hundreds more on the GAIN website.


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