Simply defined, a warding pattern is when an athlete maintains whole-body tension while producing integrated movement patterns. (Think of a stiff arm in football or a post-up in basketball.) Discover 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
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 ... read more.