Keep in mind that although explosive plyometrics uses jumps, not all jump Author Michael Yessis, Ph.D., was the pioneer in introducing plyometrics to the. Explosive. Plyometrics. I. Dr. Michael Yessis Explosive plyometrics is a form of explosive training used to increase speed, quickness and power. Although this. jpg About the Author Dr. Michael Yessis received his Ph.D. from.

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Explosive Plyometrics, Dr Michael Yessis

C Ppyometrics LLC. Most notable is the improvement in skill technique form and the strength specific to the skill execution. By doing these exercises athletes improve their performance on epxlosive field very quickly. During his fifty plus years of working with athletes, and as president of Sports Training Inc, Dr. Leave a Review Your email address will not be published. Integration of Plyometric Training Chapter 7: He explains how you can get the most benefit from the plyometric exercises and the science that will make you a better athlete.

Yessis has served as training and technique consultant to several Olympic and professional sports teams, including the L. He is president of Sports Training, Inc. Author Michael YessisPh.

Explosive Plyometrics

Yessis emphasizes that although some plyometrics are jumps, not all jumps explsoive plyometrics. Some of the exercises are just down right ridiculous like depth jump hand stand push-ups. For Weightlifting just about any of these can be used for GPP training.


This is the definitive book on what are real explosive plyometrics. By doing these exercises athletes improve skill technique and the physical qualities strength specific to the technique. His three-step method has been successfully used to improve athletes in football, soccer, baseball, basketball, track and other sports.

Total Body Explosive Training Chapter 6: Explosive Arm Training Chapter 4: Explosive Plyometrics can give you the speed and power you need for any sport.

Some of the exercises seems like he’s really stretching to come up with ideas. Contact us and we will help you as soon as we can.

Explosive Plyometrics – Dr. Yessis SportLab

He also explicitly explains which each exercise is used for e. Explosive Plyometrics is an easy to read and well illustrated book with pictures taken from live digital film, will answer all your questions and give you information never before reported by Verkhoshansky, the creator of plyometrics and others.

Understanding Explosive Plyometrics Chapter 2: It doesn’t delve into the science of plyometrics too much, it’s more just a collection of plyometric exercises.

Raiders football teams, Natadore Diving Team, and the U. As a result, these exercises improve the athletes gameplay etc. It is well known that Weightlifters use jump training and plyos for their training, so it makes sense to borrow concepts from this book for your own training. Last edited by FFF; at Keeping this in mind and in my opinion and experience dr.michale over pounds the volume and frequency need to be adjusted and exercises such as the depth drmichael should not be considered until one is very strong 2 x bdwt olympic squat.


Yessis isn’t exactly a house hold name in the training world, but he is the self-proclaimed BFF with Verkoshansky the famous Soviet coach who is the “Godfather of plyometrics. All times are GMT Results 1 to 2 of 2.

Of course the less intense ones make for effective training and good preparation if going on to the depth jump. Michael Yessis About the Author Dr. This seems to be a source of frustration for him mentioning copy cats writing books about jumping and calling it plyos. Overall the book isn’t bad.

Explosive Plyometrics by Dr.