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Deceleration Training – Slamming on the Brakes, Part 2

Introduction In Part 1 of this article, we discussed the importance of enhancing the force absorption abilities of your athletes. We addressed the underpinning mechanisms at hand in this all-important factor that can make or break the success that your athletes will ultimately realize in their movements on the field. In this second installment, we […]

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Deceleration Training – Slamming on the Brakes, Part 1

While most coaches concentrate on acceleration techniques, deceleration training may be this missing component to explosive football movement. Introduction                      It happens all the time; we hear about the latest training ‘secret’ that a coach or trainer claims can change the way that we train our athletes and will prove to be the key to […]

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