Explosive strength is one of those physical traits that are in many respects genetic and reliant upon the amount of Type II muscle fibers your body has. That said, like all other physiological components of strength, explosiveness can be trained. See, Science and Practice of Strength Training (Amazon).
Using the “crawl, walk, run” approach favored by the United States Army, I take you through a complete explosive training session. I begin with a simple warm-up and end with a brief session on the heavy bag.
Explosive Training Warm-Up
Box Jump – Low
Box Jump – Medium
Box Jump – FAIL
Box Jump – Proof I Can Make the Jump
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