Top 7 Keys to
Spiking Power for Volleyball
Dennis Jackson, Creator of Volleyball Strength Presents...
Coaching Lessons to Insane Gains
in Volleyball Strength and Power
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1. Improve spiking power by focusing on the scapula
You've probably heard the expression, "It would be like trying
to shoot a cannon out of a canoe."
To hit a volleyball really hard, you need to have a strong base.
The base for "shoulder joint strength" is the scapula stabilizers.
Many athletes make the mistake of focusing solely on improving strength of rotator cuff muscles.
Improving rotator cuff strength
can help, but the base for shoulder joint function is the scapula.
A strong rotator cuff with weak scapula stabilizers is like trying to, "shoot a cannon from a canoe".
Exercises that work the scapula stabilizers might appear nonfunctional, but it's these areas that are critical to long-term health of the shoulder joint.
The bottom line is that a stable shoulder complex will make for a healthy shoulder complex.
Some exercises to improve shoulder stability...