Introducing Plyometrics to the Novice Olympic Lifter
Brad Leshinske

Olympic lifting is a sport in which explosive power and force production is key. In a sport where power production is so important, teaching new lifters to be powerful can be a tough thing to do, especially for the young Olympic lifter. A method in teaching power production, especially for the new lifter, is the introduction of plyometrics.

Plyometrics are movements or activities that enable a muscle to reach maximal force in the shortest time possible. There are three major comp...

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