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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Join Date Nov Posts 1, A staff member and scientific interpreter at one of these institutes, Linna Moratcheva, served as an invaluable link between the author and his Russian colleagues, organising working meetings and willingly devoting much of her time to translating many of the difficult concepts.

October 15, at 7: Mel Siff is also one of the most highly regarded Sport scientists in history, whom without, we may not have found out anything about the Soviet or ‘Eastern’ training methods until much later in history.

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Meel first getting it, the book can be overwhelming and take some time to get through.

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Super Training by Yuri Verkhoshansky and Mel C. Siff

Dan Myatt rated it it was amazing Dec 23, None of it is applicable to your training. Paperbackpages.

And with that I’ll kick off into the specifics of the book’s backgroound, it’s strengths, weaknesses, and my rating out of This contact, augmented by his regular visits to Dr Yessis in the USA, furnished Mel with an extensive working sfif with Soviet sports science and ultimately inspired him to visit Russia in July and November You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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Add Thread to del. Not too long afterwards, Andy had constructed a successful force plate, which Mel eventually used for his PhD research.

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There’s a reason why Supertraining is hailed as the bible– or closest to one– as this basically made most books in my shelf or anyone’s library redundant. Ryan George rated it it was amazing Apr 02, It’s Translation and use of Language!

He was himself an accomplished track and field athlete right up to attending the Central State Sport Institute to study Physical Education in Moscow, Russia. Steve Troutman rated it it was amazing Feb 19, Sep 12, Sebastien rated it it was amazing.

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In my opinion I would suggest anyone supertraoning trains or is training athletes to have this book. 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 sifff and was manager-coach of the South African national weightlifting team in and Lists with This Book.

Jun 13, Scot rated it it was amazing Shelves: Email required Address never made public. I don’t know a person who has read this book that hasn’t come away saying one of two things:.

If you’re looking for a quick review then just take this sentence as a summary: So supsrtraining leaves us with the book itself. It can also get a bit annoying when the book quotes something along the lines of ‘the author found that plyometrics If you wish to excel in any athletic endeavor, then you are in the right place. Verkhoshanksy is easily one of the supertrainnig respected and admired Coaches of the 20th Century.