Aquatic Training Plyometrics for Speed, Agility, and Quickness Development

About the Course:
Aquatic Training Plyometrics for Speed, Agility, and Quickness Development is an informative course designed for therapists, athletic trainers, and strength coaches who would like to expand their knowledge in working with athletes in the aquatic setting. This course presents aquatic plyometrics for speed, agility, and quickness drills that can be easily transitioned to land-based training. Whether your athletes are rehabbing from an injury, need to learn proper techniques, or are cross training, this course helps to bridge the gap between water and land-based training. Aquatic properties, equipment, and research are also discussed. Finally, this course helps to educate the sports rehab and training professional in an integrated approach to training athletes.

Course Objectives:
  1. Identify plyometrics, speed, agility, and quickness.
  2. Recognize why water training would be appropriate for improving plyometrics, speed, agility, and quickness.
  3. Identify and select the most appropriate types of aquatic equipment used for plyometric, speed, agility, and quickness training.
  4. Select appropriate aquatic programming for plyometric, speed, agility, and quickness training.
About the Instructor:
Rick McAvoy, PT, DPT, CSCS has specialized in Aquatic Physical Therapy and Sports Performance for over 25 years. Rick is the Owner of RMA, RICK MCAVOY AQUATICS an Aquatic Sports Performance Training and Consulting Company in Southern Maine. Rick is a published author and researcher in the field of Aquatic Therapy and Sports Performance. He trains and consults with numerous athletes and sports teams from professional sports, collegiate and high school teams, along with fitness and healthcare institutions. Rick is a Master Instructor in the Burdenko Method, a specialized form of dynamic aquatic and land-based techniques. Rick lectures nationally and internationally throughout the year teaching the benefits of Aquatic Therapy and Fitness and Sports Performance to health clubs, athletic institutions, and health care practices. Rick is an adjunct faculty member at both The University of New Hampshire in the Department of Kinesiology and Franklin Pierce University in the Doctoral of Physical Therapy program.

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