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Re: Plyometric Article
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2010, 06:22:58 PM »
Good stuff!!!

Remember to always be instructed in plyometrics by an individual with a background in a health science related field.  If done improperly, with incorrect technique or too many, a skater can get injured.  There is also a progression in plyometrics that must be followed, progressing from a basic to advanced level.
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Re: Plyometric Article
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2010, 09:31:35 AM »
For those people who can't afford a personal trainer, need a refresher course, or just some inspiration, this is a great free resource.  Plus, it's not as complicated as many plyometric sources - these are just simple exercises explained well and in a building-block order.  I liked it a lot.


I once worked with an eastern-european coach who required simple daily plyometrics for all his students.  He did a weekly off-ice class with them, but then expected them to do off-ice by themselves (or with a buddy) every day.  I think it helps to get started and check in with a trainer regularly, but if you're a self-starter or can keep a routine, DIY works.
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