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Warding Patterns-Essential Training for Clients/Athletes

by Michol Dalcourt

3 Ratings

Type: DVD

Item: C910645


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Athletes have been using warding drills for years to elicit athletic gains that can be transferred into sport. A warding pattern is simply maintaining whole–body tension while producing integrated movement patterns (think of a stiff arm in football or a post–up in basketball). Learn the secrets of why this has such great physiological benefits and how we can prescribe warding drills for all clients, including athletes. We'll discuss the physiological rationale for this highly effective style of training, the adaptations that result, numerous examples of warding drills, and simple ways you can incorporate these patterns into your program.
By Michol Dalcourt

About the Author

Michol Dalcourt

Michol Dalcourt IDEA Author/Presenter

Michol Dalcourt is an educator, author, trainer, inventor, and an industry leader in the areas of human movement and performance training. Michol is Director of the Institute of Motion, Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco in Sports Science, and co-founder of PTA Global certification. He is the inventor of ViPR, a fitness tool being rolled out in top clubs and with professional athletic teams. Michol’s innovative techniques have been adopted by many of the top international fitness certification bodies

3 Reviews

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Martin Petrofes on Dec 31, 2014

    This is another core focused video presentation that I am recommending to all fitness instructors. There are quite a few very good take aways that I intend to incorporate into many of my clients' programming. And there were several things that I think I have gotten a little fuzzy on that I am glad to have seen again. The presenter, Michol, makes the content interesting and keeps a good tempo to his presentation.

  • by Dimitris Vougas on Nov 06, 2013

    Very insightful presentation, offering a different perspective in neuromuscular integration

    Dimitrs Vougas
    ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

  • by Janet Weller on Oct 12, 2013

    Excellent content; some new ways to teach warding patterns. I liked the focus on alignment and technique. Well presented and interesting.

    Janet Weller RN, BSN, CES
    IDEA Recognized Master Personal Trainer
    ACE Faculty
    ACE and AFAA Certified Personal Trainer
    Certified Pilates Instructor
    Free Lance Writer


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