by Timothy J. Piper, M.S., and Michael A. Waller, M.A.
Looking to improve overall speed, strength, stability, and above all, power? Then, power training–specifically, plyometrics and weightlifting–is what you are seeking, and look no further, because the coaching duo Waller & Piper have put it all together in their new training compendium. Instruction, technique, exercises, photos-they’re all here to guide coaches and lifters through the how-tos of plyometric training and Olympic-style weightlifting, with information on integrating these movements into a strength program. The introduction touches on the history of power training as well as the scientific principles undergirding the advice and exercises presented in the book. General preparation training and advanced training programs are also included, as well as a chapter on screening and testing. Piper & Waller have a reputation for delivering sound advice, so you can grab a copy with confidence.