Complete conditioning for Lacrosse by Thomas Howley

By Thomas Howley

Today’s lacrosse gamers are larger, speedier, and greater than ever earlier than. A targeted software of energy, velocity, and conditioning has develop into necessary to an individual eager about on-field luck. Complete Conditioning for Lacrosse includes a complete procedure that develops gamers’ actual talents in addition to the lacrosse-specific talents their positions require.

popular Cornell college power and conditioning trainer Tom Howley provides the workouts, drills, and courses he’s trusted to make the large crimson a perennial powerhouse. In Complete Conditioning for Lacrosse you’ll discover a designated person evaluate protocol to help you establish strengths and weaknesses. utilizing those effects, you’ll paintings during the ready-to-use low season and in-season courses through tailoring every one exercise session to person wishes. that includes one hundred ninety workouts, every one observed by way of step by step directions, picture sequences, and unheard of suggestion on education, this source is every thing you would like for elevating your online game and bettering your staff.

no matter if you're a trainer, participant, energy and conditioning specialist, or athletic coach, Complete Conditioning for Lacrosse is your advisor to excellence at the box and within the education room.

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Repeat for one minute and avoid bouncing on the floor. The tester (or spotter) should count all of the reps completed in the time interval allotted. Incomplete reps should be discounted. 6. 5 Sit-up test. 6 Sit-Up Test Norms Male Female Excellent 60+ 50+ Good 50-60 40-50 Average 40-50 30-40 Fair 30-40 20-30 Poor <30 <20 Core Hold Test Core strength and stability play a crucial role in many lacrosse skills. For many lacrosse players, the ability to stabilize the core for an extended period of time may be deficient.

9. 9 Vertical Jump Test Norms Male Female Excellent 26+ in. (60+ cm) 20+ in. (45+ cm) Good 23-26 in. (55-60 cm) 18-20 in. (40-45 cm) Average 20-23 in. (50-55 cm) 16-18 in. (35-40 cm) Fair 17-20 in. (45-50 cm) 14-16 in. (30-35 cm) Poor <17 in. (<45 cm) <14 in. (<30 cm) Standing Broad Jump Test The standing broad jump is an assessment of lower-body power. Although this test is used much like a vertical jump, the broad jump may be easier to administer because it requires less equipment. Purpose This test measures lower-body power in a horizontal plane.

10 Standing Broad Jump Test Norms Male Female Excellent >96 in. (>245 cm) >78 in. (>198 cm) Good 90-96 in. (228-245 cm) 72-78 in. (182-198 cm) Average 84-90 in. (213-228 cm) 66-72 in. (167-182 cm) Fair 78-84 in. (198-213 cm) 60-66 in. (152-167 cm) Poor <78 in. (<198 cm) <60 in. (<152 cm) Medicine Ball Overhead Toss Test The medicine ball overhead toss measures upper-body explosive power. In lacrosse, upper-body power is crucial for stick handling, shooting, and passing. Purpose This test measures upper-body power.

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