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Author Archives: Matt Perryman

Training for Speed-Strength and Explosiveness


Introduction Speed. It’s one of the most revered qualities in all of athletics. Regardless of your sport, its likely that you need some kind of speed in order to be successful. In most popular sports, including football, basketball, hockey, soccer, martial arts, and track & field, speed is essential. However, what most people may not realize is that it isn’t ... Read More »

Periodization as a Training Technique


Periodization, simply stated, is the organization of training into blocks or units of time that focus on specific skills. The concept has only recently made inroads in Western training, though it is a very old one in the programs of the Soviets and Eastern bloc nations. The most commonly known form of periodization in the United States is the linear ... Read More »