Deceleration Training 🛑
✅ Demands proportional bending of the ankle, knee, and hip in order to control the high eccentric loads and properly absorb shock and make a play.
✅ Effective stopping demands a high level of eccentric strength (lowering phase).
✅ Correct stopping plays a primary role in injury prevention.
✅ Teach proper stopping technique
In terms of stopping and starting, it requires reactive strength, which is the ability to quickly absorb an eccentric load and change direction to extend the leg to accelerate.
✅ Inadequate leg and core strength will limit the quality of movement.
Part 7 “Deceleration Training”
– Forward stop and hold, backpedal to start 2 x 6-8
– Lateral shuffle and hold, shuffle back to start 2 x 6-8
– Crossovers and hold, then back to start 2 x 6-8