Part D

Sprint conditioning and exercises to improve neck strength and function

Static Neck Contractions
Sets: 1 Repetitions: 1 / direction Duration: 15 seconds / direction
Coaching points
  • Use hands to apply force to the head in a number of directions while keeping the head still
  • Direction of forces:
    • 1) chin to chest
    • 2) eyes to sky
    • 3) ear to shoulder (left and right)
    • 4) looking over shoulder (left and right)
Key cues:
  • Head neutral
  • Chest up