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Rate of Force Development With Shawn Myszka

Rate of force development (RFD) is one of the most important athletic traits you can have if you want to jump high. But how do you get it? In this interview with Shawn Myszka from Explosive Edge Athletics he discusses

  • What RFD is and why it is important if you want to be able to jump high.
  • The types of exercises that best develop RFD
  • How to tell if you need to spend extra time working on RFD
  • How to measure improvements in your RFD
  • And much more...

To listen the audio interview which goes for about 20 minutes just click on the 'play' arrow below.

In the interview I mentioned about posting a video of a paused jump - I promise to have that up in a day or so.

If you would like to contact Shawn you can track him down at:

Shawn Myszka, CSCS*D
Athletic Performance Director

In 2003, Shawn received his BS degree in Health Promotion. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and is presently founding the newly formed Plyometric Special Interest Group through the NSCA. Through the NSCA, Shawn has spoke extensively on Plyometrics at numerous State NSCA clinics and will be speaking numerous times throughout 2009.

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Shawn Myszka Interview - A fantastic interview with a true expert on vertical jump training. Lots of great stuff.

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