Tag: #Orcatraining

A Non-Conventional Approach To Strength And Power Development in Aquatic Athletes

Monday night the Apex Predator Athletics Research Team (APART) gathered baseline aquatic data with California State Monterey Bay Women’s Water Polo(CSUMBWWP).  The team’s in-water metrics and land based strength and endurance testing scores will be measured throughout the three-phase strength cycle they will be following.  The program is a sport-specific design developed by Coach Scheppler, with…

By ApexPredatorAthletics September 10, 2014 0

THE POOL PUSH UP

The Pool Muscle Up, demonstrated in the video below, is an important tool to be added to the aquatic athlete’s tool box.  Since swimming uses a primarily concentric movement pattern the posterior deltoid tends to over develop leading to injury, which makes it important to integrate eccentric movements into your training.  One of the best bodyweight exercises…

By ApexPredatorAthletics July 10, 2014 0

An Ode To Jet Fins

Originally introduced way back in 1965, the Scuba Pro Jet Fin has remained a standard issue item in kit bags of special operations personnel, civilian divers, and good looking talented people everywhere despite “more ergonomic” and “less painful” options being available. From the deltas of Vietnam to the deep sea and everywhere in between, jet…

By ApexPredatorAthletics June 12, 2014 1

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Todays PT was conducted at the Otter Sports Complex and Pool.  Swim was in trainer fins and mask.   Front Squat x12 @135 lbs x10 @155 lbs x8 @185 lbs x6 @195 lbs x4 @200 lbs   Dead Lift x6 @185 lbs x6 @225 lbs x3 @275 lbs x3 @315 lbs x3 @365 lbs  …

By ApexPredatorAthletics April 1, 2014 0

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This weeks PT has been a mixture of beach work and leg focused pool work.  With the current status of my shoulder pending I am being forced to lean heavily on lower body intensive workouts.  I worked in several hikes this week both for active recovery but also to prep my body for a GRC…

By ApexPredatorAthletics March 30, 2014 0