Once we are strong, its important to develop power and speed for athletics.
Plyometrics, jumping, bounding, sprinting, agility drills, med ball throws and other exercises can help us develop more speed and power for our athletes.
*Caution: progressing properly and developing a foundation of strength is vital when using these drills. Proceed with caution.*
Below are some explosive drills to use in your workouts
Throwing Drills – Variety of medicine ball drills to teach athletes how to transfer power from the ground up, deliver force, absorb force and repeat explosive efforts.
Jumping Drills – Jumping, landing, leaping, hopping… a variety of drills to develop multidirectional speed and power.
Agility/Locomotion – We can run, shuffle, skip and more…these drills will help you develop better body awareness, speed and control as you move.
More Drills to Help You Move More Efficiently
Single Leg Balance with Catch
Pivot and Bounce
Foot Rolls, Toes Out
Foot Rolls, Toes In
Foot Rolls FWD/BCK
Ladder Drill – In and out
Ladder Drill – In and Out w/ Hands
Hip Extension Hurdle Hop
Pivot Medicine Ball Throw
Medicine Ball Reactive Throws
Medicine Ball Step and Throw
Medicine Ball Thorw from 2pt Stance
Reactive Plyometric Box Jumps
2 Foot Hops
Overspeed Band Jumps
SL Zig Zag Hop
10 Plyometric Drills
20+ Med Ball Exercises
Sprint Training and Plyometrics for MMA
Single Arm Med Ball Throws
Sitting Box Jump
TFW Plyometric Push Ups
TFW Explsove Box Step Up
Explosive MMA Training with Anthony Pettis
Lateral Hop to Box Jump