Posts in "Hip/Lower Abdominal Injuries"

3 Exercises to Improve Internal Rotation

3 Exercises to Improve Internal Rotation

Hip internal rotation has many important implications for athletic performance. ➡️ Loading through the stance phase to maximize the efficiency of push-off. ➡️ Creating power in cross-over patterns as the drive leg pushes under the body. ➡️ Improving single-leg stability by allowing the body to center over the foot/base of support. ➡️ Minimizing risk of… Read more

Passive Coaching Strategies

Passive Coaching Strategies

Creating environments for an athlete to “self-organize” (e.g. try, fail, recognize failure, try a different way…) can be a powerful motor learning strategy. Particularly in group settings, having strategies that allow the coach to teach without speaking frees up the coach to work with individuals/exercises that require a more hands on approach. This is an… Read more

Lateral Core Training: Tall Kneeling Anti-Rotation Press to Overhead

Lateral Core Training: Tall Kneeling Anti-Rotation Press to Overhead

Lateral core variation #4. This variation is a hybrid because the initial press-out requires using the core to resist rotation, and then the move to overhead shifts the stress to the lateral core to prevent leaning toward the cable column. Before pressing out, set-up by pushing your knees through the ground and reaching your head… Read more