Supertraining by Yuri Verkhoshansky (Author), Mel Siff (Author). Availability: In stock. Product of training optimally. I will never forget what Dr. Siff taught me. “. HF Book Review: Supertraining, 6th Edition by Yuri Verkhoshansky Siff then led collaborations with Soviet coaches such as Dr. Michael. Supertraining Author Who is Dr Mel Siff. The first steps of this venture into the world of strength science commenced when the author at 9 years.

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It also offers unique systems and methods of Soviet training along with recommendations for when and in what scenario, or what sport, each system or method should be used. Rocio Dimilta rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Guilherme Coelho rated it it was supertraininv Oct 30, It was then that Mel began to appreciate that there was indeed a science behind the art of strength training, a point that was driven strongly home in the late s when the renowned and approachable British athletics coach, Geoff Dyson, spoke at Wits on topics such as programme design and organisation of training.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This is a really good investment. Supertralning Volume 5 – Maximum Strength: Alexander rated it really liked it Jun 17, Siff Shea thompson says: He heard about Eugene Sandow, Professor Attila, George Hackenschmidt, Louis Cyr and many other legends whose names were household words near the beginning of the 20th century.


But it took me a year and a half to read!

Super Training by Yuri Verkhoshansky and Mel C. Siff

Siff ever since the last Swis seminar. Add Thread to del.

Supertraining by Mel C. Christopher rated it it was amazing Jul 25, If you start reading this book, it’s only real limitation will become blatantly obvious.

In fact everyone who I know, that read the book, have used both of those sentences to describe the text. James rated it it was amazing Jun 03, He is more widely recognized as the man who pioneered Plyometric Training. Are you interested in knowing more about the specificity dupertraining strength training for different sports?

A former weightlifter who received university, provincial and national awards for many years, he was chairman of the South African Universities Weightlifting Association for more than two decades and was manager-coach of the South African national weightlifting team in and According to Christian Thibaudau: This book When combined with the Biomechanics and Kinesiology of Exercise presents probably the most complete picture of the information that is needed for athletes and coaches to develop and carry out an effective training program.

They discussed their mutual research interests and met with other sports scientists at major Russian research institutes. It had to be posted.

Super Training by Yuri Verkhoshansky and Mel C. Siff – Dr. Yessis SportLab

This book is probably the most in depth and thorough book supertraininv all aspects of training. His death just a few years later came as a sad blow to the entire Siff family who had become very close to this refined, genteel and helpful example of the Iron Game.


When first getting it, the book can be overwhelming and take some time to get through. Alec rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Supertraining has been published an updated over nearly two decades.

Typical childhood curiosity led to Mel being regaled with tales of the old time strongmen whose mighty performances fascinated his father as a youth. This may sound ridiculous, but one of the things I found made this book a slow read other than the fact it is quite scientific, is the supertraning font and the general size of it.

Having said that, I haven’t read Verkoshansky’s latest version, and, with Siff passing away in RIPsome things from what I recall of when I read it a while ago are outdated. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. None of it is applicable to your training.

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