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Power Training for Sports

3 Credits
Optimal power is the combination of speed and strength and can be the difference between a good athlete and a great athlete. Learn all the tools to build sport-specific power and allow your athletes to attain the highest level of performance. Every sport has unique power demands, whether it's explosive running and jumping, a quick burst out of the starting block, or contacting and moving an opponent. Develop the right proportion of strength and speed crucial to optimizing athletic power.

NOTE: Required textbook must be purchased separately.

This course is applicable towards the Strength and Conditioning Certificate.

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Dr. Andrew Herrick

I am currently Director of Academic Development and a faculty member at Fresno Pacific University. I am responsible for all course offerings and marketing through the Office of Continuing Education, which includes identifying and developing new programs, courses, and instructors who are passionate about Christian higher education. I actively teach graduate, undergraduate, and professional development online courses for the university.