Training the glutes is critical to improving the explosiveness of your athletes. In the video clip below Cameron Davidson,Penn State University Head Volleyball Strength and Conditioning Coach, demonstrates 8 different glute exercises that he utilizes in training the powerful Penn State Womens Volleyball team. These exercises will improve vertical jump as well as first step quickness which in turn will increase a players defensive range.
The glute training is just part of Coach Davidson total conditioning program. For more information about the DVD that these drill came from click the link 150 Strength and Conditioning Exercises for Volleyball
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