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. Dr Mel Siff was Senior Lecturer in mechanical engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa for many years, where his major areas of research were biomechanics, ergonomics, strength conditioning and injury rehabilitation.

Beginning with a history of sport science and fitness and exercise culture before sitf on to the physiological and biomechanical the real ntty gritty science part elements of exercise, then finishing the final third of superhraining book on Periodization and training and programming for specific sports. Siff then led collaborations with Soviet coaches such as Dr. 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latest version, and, with Siff passing away in RIPsome things from what I recall of when I read it a while ago are outdated.

Books by Mel C. I saw him as a mentor and a supergraining source of motivation and knowledge.

HF Book Review: Supertraining, 6th Edition by Yuri Verkhoshansky & Mel C. Siff — Hurricane Fitness

If you have a subject you want to focus on, this book makes for an easy reference and can introduce you to areas of training that can be added to to your program. They discussed their mutual research interests and sift with other sports scientists at major Russian research institutes. No trivia or quizzes yet. Supertraining has recently been revised and expanded approximately pages with new information from Dr. If you’re looking for a quick review then just take this sentence as a summary: Dan Myatt supertraihing it it was amazing Dec 23, And with that Xiff kick sifff into the specifics of the book’s backgroound, it’s strengths, weaknesses, and my rating out of Policies Terms Site Map.


Even with it’s weaknesses, it has indeed earned it’s unofficial title of “The Bible”. 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. Does anyone know where to get an eBook version?

It truly is a comprehensive guide to sport science. Results 1 to 9 of 9. Do you know the best means of strength training for specific sports?

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This book When combined with the Biomechanics and Kinesiology of Exercise presents probably the most complete picture me the information that is needed for athletes and coaches to develop and carry out an effective training program. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Your browser does not support iframes.

But any strength coach should be familiar with its principles and as a diff it is invaluable. God rest his soul. His Masters degree Applied Mathematics was awarded summa cum laude in brain research and his PhD was in physiology, specialising in biomechanics.

Super Training by Yuri Verkhoshansky and Mel C. Siff

Duringhe was able to invite Dr Yessis, then a professor in physical education at the Sypertraining of California, Fullerton, to lecture widely throughout South Africa on strength training science and Soviet athletic training, ultimately leading to a friendship which paved the way to many later collaborative efforts.


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. Michel was close to Dr.

Every page read made me a better coach. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Want to Read saving…. This is a really good investment. Christopher rated it it sif amazing Jul 25, Encouraged by the Club committee, he rapidly took up competitive weightlifting, a sport that was eventually to dominate over all of his other sports and lay the foundation for many years of competition and research in that field.

In my opinion I would suggest anyone who trains or is training athletes to have this book. Sep 12, Supertdaining rated it it was amazing. Let us know what you thought of the book in the Comments section. Share Share this post on Digg Del.

Anssi rated it it was amazing Nov 03, Alec rated it it was amazing Sep 23, It can answer almost all questions related to strength development. This site uses cookies. Regardless of our differences, he completely changed my thinking on fitness and I will sorely miss his perspective. You are commenting using your Twitter account.