This version of Vert Academy Mesophase #1 does not require any equipment. Substitutions and do-it-yourself suggestions are listed in the additional information sections. Additional load and equipment are an asset but not required. This phase of Vert Academy is intended to be followed for 5-weeks and contains strength days, speed/plyo days and off-day exercises.
Vert Academy is intended for athletes who wish to increase their vertical jump and overall speed. The program utilizes an evidence-based approach that combines strength training, speed/plyometrics training and technique training to improve an athletes power production. Vert Academy may not be suitable for athletes dealing with minor or major injuries, consult a physician/physiotherapist prior to attempting this program. This phase of Vert Academy is intended to be followed for 5-weeks.