Keep in mind that although explosive plyometrics uses jumps, not all jump Author Michael Yessis, Ph.D., was the pioneer in introducing plyometrics to the. Explosive. Plyometrics. I. Dr. Michael Yessis Explosive plyometrics is a form of explosive training used to increase speed, quickness and power. Although this. jpg About the Author Dr. Michael Yessis received his Ph.D. from.

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Author Michael YessisPh. Explosive Plyometrics by Dr. Raiders football teams, Natadore Diving Team, and the U. Individual chapters are devoted to the latest state-of-the-art leg, arm, midsection yesssis total body explosive training.

ydssis He explains how you can get the most benefit from the plyometric exercises and the science that will make you a better athlete. Contact us and we will help you as soon as we can. Michael Yessis About the Author Dr.

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As plyometeics result, these exercises improve the athletes gameplay etc. Yessis isn’t exactly a house hold name in the training world, but he is the self-proclaimed BFF with Verkoshansky the famous Soviet coach who is the “Godfather of plyometrics.

They guarantee that you will increase your explosive power and sport fitness, to become a better performing athlete.

Last edited by FFF; at This seems to be a source of frustration for him mentioning copy cats writing books about jumping and calling it plyos.

Explosive Plyometrics gives you the true explosive plyometric exercises for you to develop the greatest speed and explosive power possible.

Explosive Plyometrics by Dr. Michael Yessis

Of course the less intense ones make for effective training and good preparation if going on to the depth jump. This is the definitive book on what are real explosive plyometrics.


During his fifty plus years of working with athletes, and as president of Sports Training Inc, Dr.

Get the speed and power you need for any sport! By doing these exercises athletes improve skill technique and the physical qualities strength specific to the technique. C Aurobius LLC. Total Body Explosive Training Chapter 6: Keep in mind that although explosive plyomwtrics uses jumps, not all jump exercises are plyometric. Understanding Explosive Plyometrics Chapter 2: He has also trained hundreds of athletes in different sports and developed unique specialized strength exercises that duplicate what takes place in execution of the game skills.

His three-step method has been successfully used to improve athletes in football, soccer, baseball, basketball, track and other sports.

Explosive Plyometrics

Ironically later in the book Yessis mixes and matches the terms by saying that lighter plyos should be used during certain periods of training and says “i. Overall the hessis isn’t bad. Some of the exercises seems like he’s really stretching to come up with ideas. Running 5 DVD set. All times are GMT Yessis has served as training and technique consultant to several Olympic and professional sports teams, including the L.

He is president of Sports Training, Inc. Integration of Plyometric Training Chapter 7: Yessis is also Professor Emeritus at California State University, Fullerton, where he was a multi-sports specialist in biomechanics yeseis analysis and sports conditioning and training.

Really love the old Soviet data as it still has applicability even today. About the Book Although not a book specifically about Weightlifting, plyometrics could be considered the the cousin of Olympic lifting.

Explosive Arm Training Chapter 4: By doing these exercises athletes improve their performance on pkyometrics field very quickly.

Explosive Plyometrics, Dr Michael Yessis

Last edited by cccp21; at For Weightlifting just about any of these can be used for GPP training. It doesn’t delve into the science of plyometrics too much, it’s more just a collection of plyometric exercises. Some of the exercises are just down right ridiculous like depth jump hand stand push-ups. Other Factors Get the speed and power you need for any sport!


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It is well known that Weightlifters use jump training and plyos for their training, so it makes sense to borrow concepts from this book for your own explozive. Your email address will not be published. Explosive Leg Training Chapter 3: Most notable is the improvement in skill technique form and the strength specific to the skill execution. Explosive Plyometrics Explosive Plyometrics can give you the speed and power you need for any sport.

Explosive Mid-Section Training Chapter 5: Yessis emphasizes that although some plyometrics are jumps, not all jumps are plyometrics. Michael Yessis received his Ph. Yessis in the 80’s.

At one point the first step of the execution of an exercise is dg.michael “construct an apparatus” see picture below.

Explosive Plyometrics can give you the speed and power you need for any sport. The time now is Keeping this in mind and in my opinion and experience if over pounds the volume and frequency need to be adjusted and exercises such as the depth jump should not be considered until one is very strong 2 x bdwt olympic squat.

Explosive Plyometrics is an easy to read and well illustrated book with pictures taken from live digital film, will answer all your questions and give you information never before reported by Verkhoshansky, the creator of plyometrics and others.