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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Overall the book isn’t bad. Total Body Explosive Training Chapter 6: Explosive Leg Training Chapter 3: Plyometricss Plyometrics by Dr. Other Factors Get the speed and power you need for any sport! This is the definitive book on what are real explosive plyometrics. Your email address will not be published. By doing these exercises athletes improve skill technique and the physical qualities strength specific to the technique.

Explosive Arm Training Chapter 4: Author Michael YessisPh. For Weightlifting just about any of these plyimetrics be used for GPP training.

Explosive Plyometrics, Dr Michael Yessis

Some of the exercises seems like he’s really stretching to come up with ideas. The time now is They guarantee that you will increase your explosive power and sport fitness, to become a better performing athlete. Integration of Plyometric Training Chapter 7: Michael Yessis received his Ph.


Last edited by cccp21; at Yessis yessis 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. Yessis in the 80’s.

Really love the old Soviet data as it still has applicability even today.

Raiders football teams, Natadore Diving Team, and the U. Of course the less intense ones make for effective training and good preparation if going on to the depth jump.

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It is well known that Weightlifters use epxlosive training and plyos for their training, so it makes sense to borrow concepts from this book for your own training. He has also trained hundreds of athletes in different sports and developed unique specialized strength exercises that duplicate what takes place in execution of the game skills.

Some of the exercises are just down right ridiculous like depth jump hand stand push-ups. Ironically later in the book Yessis mixes and matches the terms by saying that lighter plyos should be used during certain periods of training and says “i.


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 yesiss Verkhoshansky, the creator of plyometrics and others.

Yessis emphasizes that although some plyometrics are jumps, not all jumps are plyometrics. He explains dr.micjael you can get the most benefit from the plyometric exercises and the science that will make you a better athlete.

Explosive Plyometrics by Dr. Michael Yessis

At one point the first step of the execution of an exercise is to “construct an apparatus” see picture below. Yessis is also Professor Emeritus at California State University, Fullerton, where he was a multi-sports specialist in biomechanics technique analysis and sports conditioning explosige training.

He also explicitly explains which each exercise is used for e. Michael Yessis About the Author Dr.