What are deceleration mechanics, and why are they important for injury reduction and athletic performance?

In this course, Matthew will take you through the latest research on deceleration training for the purpose of maximizing athletic performance and reducing the likelihood of lower body injuries. As we dig deeper into the science and research, you'll be given numerous flywheel training examples shown in a video+slides format that will help you better understand the importance of deceleration, force absorption and landing mechanics.
Matthew is a renowned speaker and professor in Exercise Science

Matthew S. Ibrahim

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Background: Coaching athletes in Boston, Massachusetts since 2009 Education: Ph.D. student in Human & Sport Performance; M.S. degree in Sport Performance Work today: Strength & Conditioning Coach; College Professor of Exercise Science IG: @matthewibrahim_

What's included?

Building The Brakes: Deceleration Training is a one-of-a-kind course where you get to understand movement mechanics from the way up, from research to execution. What you get for the price:

  • 1 hour of video and slides with visual explanations and examples from the field of sports and research

  • Exercise library with over 30 variations of flywheel training movements

  • The course is valid for 1 year and can be re-taken as many times as you like

Course outline

Divided into seven sections followed by an exercise library

  • 2

    Section 1

    • Introduction

  • 3

    Section 2

    • Force Application

  • 4

    Section 3

    • Sport Injuries

  • 5

    Section 4

    • Human Movement

  • 6

    Section 5

    • Deceleration Training

  • 7

    Section 6

    • Isometrics and Eccentrics

  • 8

    Section 7

    • Course Recap

  • 9

    Section 8: : exercise library

    • kBox Explosive Squat w/ Heel Raise & Hard Stop

    • kBox Explosive RDL w/ Heel Raise & Hard Stop

    • kBox Split Squat w/ Accentuated Eccentric (Harness)

    • kBox Explosive Squat w/ Heel Raise

    • kBox Explosive RDL w/ Heel Raise

    • kBox Elevated Lateral Squat w/ Push-Off

    • kBox Standing Elevated Heel Raise

    • kBox RDL

    • kBox Lateral Squat (Level 1)

    • kBox Squat

    • kBox Split Squat (Harness)

    • kBox Heels Elevated Squat

    • kBox Skater Squat (Harness)

    • kBox Split Squat (Harness)

    • kBox Split Squat (Handle)

    • kBox Lateral Squat (Level 2)

    • kBox Squat Overcoming Isometric

    • kBox Overcoming Isometric Mid-Thigh Pull (IMTP)

    • kBox Standing Heel Raise Overcoming Isometric

    • kBox Split Squat Overcoming Isometric (Harness)

    • kBox Kickstand RDL Overcoming Isometric

    • kBox Skater Squat Overcoming Isometric (Handle)

    • kBox 1-Leg RDL Overcoming Isometric

    • kBox Lateral Squat Overcoming Isometric (Level 1)

    • kBox Lateral Squat Overcoming Isometric (Level 2)

    • kBox Elevated Lateral Squat Overcoming Isometric

    • kBox Squat w/ Accentuated Eccentric

    • kBox RDL w/ Accentuated Eccentric

    • kBox Standing Elevated Heel Raise w/ Accentuated Eccentric

    • kBox Split Squat w/ Accentuated Eccentric (Harness)

    • kBox Kickstand RDL w/ Accentuated Eccentric

    • kBox Skater Squat w/ Accentuated Eccentric (Handle)

    • kBox 1-Leg RDL w/ Accentuated Eccentric

    • kBox Elevated Lateral Squat w/ Accentuated Eccentric

The course combine in-field examples with video exercise explanations

Do you want to understand deceleration training more in-depth?

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