Skip Navigation LinksHome > October 2012 - Volume 34 - Issue 5 > Using Bands to Create Technique-Specific Resistance Training...
Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e318262a836
Article

Using Bands to Create Technique-Specific Resistance Training for Developing Explosive Power in Wrestlers

Kozub, Francis M. PhD; Voorhis, Thomas

Collapse Box

Abstract

SUMMARY: RESISTANCE BANDS ARE USED TO IMPROVE EXPLOSIVE POWER IN STRENGTH TRAINING ATHLETES. FURTHER, THESE BANDS ARE ADAPTABLE ENOUGH TO PROVIDE RESISTANCE DURING DRILLS FOR SPORT-SPECIFIC TRAINING IN WRESTLING. THIS ARTICLE INTRODUCES THE USE OF RESISTANCE BANDS TO IMPROVE EXPLOSIVE POWER DURING THE INITIAL PHASE OF THE TAKEDOWN AND ESCAPES FROM THE BOTTOM POSITION IN FOLKSTYLE WRESTLING. COACHES FROM OTHER STYLES OF WRESTLING CAN BENEFIT BY USING RESISTANCE BANDS AND THE IDEAS FOUND IN THIS ARTICLE TO DESIGN DRILLS TO MEET THE DEMANDS OF OTHER GRAPPLING SPORTS.

© 2012 National Strength and Conditioning Association

Login

Article Tools

Share

Search for Similar Articles
You may search for similar articles that contain these same keywords or you may modify the keyword list to augment your search.