By Scott Mackar – From Stack Magazine
We all know as a coach and player there are many factors that contribute to the win. Today we would like to talk about one of those factors. Conditioning!
After a long season, including three straight weeks on the road, the University of Washington softball team won their first-ever NCAA Championship. This would never have happened without a solid conditioning program.
Huskies strength and conditioning coach Hans Straub shows how the Huskies conditioned during the off-season to prepare for their marathon journey to the top of college softball through a combination of :
1.) Top-Speed Development
2.) Speed Endurance
3.) Anaerobic Conditioning
To see the detailed weekly conditioning plan go to:
According to Huskies strength and conditioning coach Hans Straub, incorporating speed endurance and anaerobic work into the teamâ€™s off-season program was essential to building and maintaining a high conditioning level.