Released on April 14, 2016
In this weeks episode, Joe sets the record straight regarding the REAL way to improve an athlete’s sport-specific agility!
6:30 – Joe talks about the common things you’ll find online when you search “agility training”
9:55 – Joe begins to explain his history with agility training and how he used to train his athletes [and how that impacted his philosophy today]
15:15 – Joe reveals the 2 fastest NFL athletes of ALL TIME in the Pro Agility Drill and their connection to “DeFranco’s Training”
17:00 – Joe clarifies the purpose of this podcast [which is to reveal the 2 most overlooked methods for improving an athlete’s on-field agility]
18:25 – Joe gives an example of “his” version of a productive agility drill and how it differs from almost every other common agility drill you’ll find online
24:00 – Joe verbally explains the specifics of an agility drill he uses with his NFL running backs
29:05 – When/How cone drills CAN be effectively incorporated into an athlete’s program [They’re not always “bad”]
33:30 – Joe talks about the benefits of playing “tag”
36:10 – Joe reveals THE SINGLE BEST WAY to improve your true sport-specific agility
39:00 – The importance of developing eccentric and isometric strength
43:05 – Joe explains his favorite isometric strength exercise for athlete’s looking to improve their agility
47:10 – Joe gives an example of how he adds an unpredictable “verbal stimulus” to one of his favorite strength exercises
50:20 – Joe shares his favorite eccentric strength exercise for athlete’s looking to improve their agility
52:45 – The importance of incorporating unilateral exercises into your strength program
55:00 – Joe talks about improving athletes’ sprint and shuttle-run times through strength training methods alone!
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