World-renowned strength coach Ken Matsuda who is star tennis player Maria Sharapova’s strength coach puts Michael Wehrell through his core & functional training program for developing strength and stability in the core & hip areas.
These are a unique set of exercises developed by Mr. Matsuda both help prevent common injuries experienced by athletes of all ages while also developing the foundational strength required to maximize acceleration and deceleration abilities for any ground based athlete. The 13 drills below demonstrate a great program to prepare almost any athlete for the rigors of competition from a performance and injury prevention stand point.
Injury Prevention Drills
All System Exercises
Blue Jays Core & Functional Training > Raptor | Instructional
Dynamic Warmup > Raptor | Instructional
5 Yard Linear Deceleration > V8 | Instructional
Single Response Lateral Jump |
Repetitive Stepup Knee Drive > V8 | Instructional
Jump Deceleration > V8 | Instructional
Leg Extension Training | Leg Extension Training with Ken Matsua