The Ultimate Guide To Speed and Power for MMA, BJJ, Wrestlers, Boxers and other Combat Athletes

giff sprint

Speed and power in what highlight reels are made of…

Fast hands, fast feet, powerful takedowns, quick transitions, etc are all the result of 1000s of hours in the gym and the right training program.

Speed and power CAN BE DEVELOPED…but in order to develop more power and speed, we must alter our workouts.

Below are some of our favorite articles, videos and other resources to help you develop more power and speed.

 

Top Articles for Developing Speed and Power

 

 6 Ways to Build More Quickness, Agility, Speed and Powerby Corey Beasley

Corey walks us through a variety of drills to help increase body awareness and translate strength into faster, more explosive movement.  Ladder drills, locomotion, med ball throws and more.

Ian med ball throw

How to Develop Explosive Power for MMA – by Joel Jamieson

Joel is an expert at energy system development and adjusting training variables to get his athletes prepared for battle.  In this article he discusses how to manipulate exercise variables to help his athletes get quicker, faster and ore powerful.

Power for MMA

 

Developing Speed and Power by SPRINTING – by Martin Rooney

Sprinting is one of the most foundational movement patterns for human beings.  Sprinting engages the entire system and is an incredible way to develop more power throughout the body.  This six part series shows walks us through some common mistakes and tips to sprinting more efficiently.

 

 

Unlock More Speed and Power with Accelerated Plyometrics – by William Wayland

Plyometrics are not all created equal.  There are other variables that we can tweak to get more out of each drill.  In this article, William walks us through accelerated plyometric drills to help unlock even more power and speed from your workouts.

Power for MMA

 

6 Ways to Improve Power and Explosiveness – by PJ Nestler

PJ walks us through 6 types of drills that he uses to develop more speed, power and explosiveness in his athletes.

Power for MMA

 

Just like building stability or strength, we must manipulate the exercise variables to get the desired result. If you want to get faster and more explosive, then you have to adjust your workouts.  Simply lifting weights, grinding through tough circuits and long practices will not help.  In fact, it will slow you down.  Hopefully some of these articles will help you adjust your workouts, so you become a faster, more powerful, explosive athlete.

Related Posts

Arrow-up