Isometric Mid-Thigh Pull (IMTP)

Dr. Ian Dobbs

Isometric Mid-Thigh Pull (IMTP) This test is an effective and reliable way to test maximal strength in youth and adult athletes. Contents of Article Summary What is the isometric mid-thigh pull (IMTP)? Why … Read more

SJ and IMTP

Owen Walker

Squat Jump-Isometric Mid-Thigh Pull (SJ-IMTP) test The SJ-IMTP test is used to measure an athlete’s dynamic strength index (DSI). Contents of Article Summary What is the Static SJ-IMTP test? How to conduct the … Read more

Vertec Jump Test

Alexander Dear

Vertec Jump Test A simple-to-use, inexpensive, and portable device which can measure an athlete’s vertical jump height. Contents of Article Summary What is the Vertec Jump test? How to conduct the Vertec Jump … Read more

Squat Jump

Owen Walker

Squat Jump The squat jump (SJ) is a simple, practical, valid, and very reliable measure of lower-body power. Contents of Article Summary What is the Squat Jump (SJ)? Application How to perform the … Read more

Dynamic Strength Index

Dr. Francisco Tavares

Dynamic Strength Index The Dynamic Strength Index, often referred to as the dynamic strength deficit, measures the difference between an athlete’s maximal and explosive strength capacity. Contents of Article Summary What is the … Read more

Countermovement Jump (CMJ)

Owen Walker

Countermovement Jump (CMJ) The countermovement jump (CMJ) is a simple, practical, valid, and very reliable measure of lower-body power. Contents of Article Summary What is the Countermovement Jump (CMJ)? Application Procedure (How to … Read more

1RM Testing

Owen Walker

1RM (one-repetition maximum) Testing The 1RM (repetition maximum) test is often considered the gold standard for assessing the strength capacity of individuals in non-laboratory environments. Table of Contents Summary What is 1RM testing? … Read more

Incremental DJ-RSI test

Owen Walker

Incremental DJ-RSI test The DJ-RSI test was developed to measure how an athlete copes and performs during plyometric activities by measuring the muscle-tendon stress and their reactive jump capacity. Contents of Article Summary … Read more

Coach Academy

Access an Entire 6-Part Course On Agility For Free

Learn about the fundamentals of Agility and even get a practical coaching guide to help you to develop engaging sessions.

Get Instant Access
Coach Academy Trial