How To Introduce And Progress Cutting For Athletes

Check out this video that demonstrates a step-by-step process for cutting. Cutting is a foundational movement in sports that incorporates acceleration with a change in direction. Cutting movement analysis is a hot topic because dynamic knee valgus is common. As we have said in previous episodes, dynamic knee valgus is bound to happen in sports and athletes will use it to their advantage. It is our goal to train athletes how to control it. The major theme is promoting dynamic knee stability, training the hips, and... Increase planes of movement Increase speed Increase complexity of task This is just one example of how to progress towards agility training. Additional strength training and conditioning is essential to building durable athletes
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