- This month’s site theme is reactive strength. Join HMMR Plus so that you don’t miss out on our archives and new resources.
- In Video Lesson 16, Sack shares his framework for developing specific strength in the throwing events along with video examples from training, including many discussed in this episode including this reactive throw with Nadine Müller.
- To learn more from Sack, listen to our interviews with him on Episode 79 and Episode 136. Vern and I also discussed his recent presentations on GAINcast 94. You can also find him on Twitter at @ReneSack.
- Sack has contributed articles to HMMR Media on athlete monitoring and individualization. You can find them all here.
- We dug deeper into finding intent in medicine ball exercises in this article.
- One book reference in this lesson is Muscle Slings in Sport by Kurt Tittel, available in English and German.
211: Reactive throws (with René Sack)
Release Date: 12/02/2019
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