Change of Direction Isometric Overcoming

COD ISO Ovr

Coaching Points:

  • This exercise incorporates 3 Way Foot Position Integration for Athletes Posterior Chain Series
  • Leg Position: Ensure that the leg on the ground has a slight bend in the knee. This will help maintain stability and control throughout the exercise. Emphasize the importance of maintaining a solid base.
  • Pushing Action: Instruct the athlete to actively push through the leg that is on the ground. This will engage the muscles of the posterior chain, including the glutes, hamstrings, and calves. Encourage them to generate power from this pushing action.
  • Pulling/Squeezing the Pad: Direct the athlete to focus on pulling or squeezing the pad with the muscles of the posterior chain. This will help activate and strengthen those muscles further. Emphasize the importance of a strong mind-muscle connection and maintaining tension throughout the exercise
  • Coaching Points
    • Keep a slight knee bend in the grounded leg for stability and control.
    • Actively push through the grounded leg, engaging the posterior chain muscles.
    • Focus on pulling or squeezing the pad with the posterior chain muscles.
    • Maintain a strong mind-muscle connection and tension throughout.

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