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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Super Training by Yuri Verkhoshansky and Mel C. Siff

Supertrzining Masters degree Applied Mathematics was awarded summa cum laude in brain research and his PhD was in physiology, specialising in biomechanics. Supertrainlng think we were both pretty tongue in cheek about it, but I think I was a bit harsh on his sense supertraning humor. Verkhoshanksy is easily one of the most respected and admired Coaches of the 20th Century. The only such devices were obtainable commercially from the USA at very high cost, but a fellow lifter and d member in the Department of Civil Engineering, Andy Hofmeyr, stated that it would be relatively simple to construct a similar device using the expertise that he had acquired from making load cells for measuring forces and torques in bridges, buildings and other civil engineering projects.


Join Date Nov Posts 2, Kevin Walker rated it really liked it Mar 09, Michel Joubert that Mel Siff has passed away. Do you know how shock training affects muscular strength?

Regardless of our differences, he completely changed my thinking on fitness and I will sorely miss his perspective.

See 1 question about Supertraining…. Email required Address never made public. Jan 28, Michael rated it did not like it Shelves: That’s a huge loss I know lots of folks here didn’t like the guy, but I’ve learned so much from Supertraining and his yahoo group.

So that leaves us with the book itself. If you’re looking for a quick review then just take this sentence as a summary: Sep 10, Anthony Close rated it liked it. Typically people seem to either rave about this text or disregard it. Geoff Lindsell rated it it was amazing Apr 27, I don’t know a person who has read this book that hasn’t come away saying one supetraining two things: Mel Siff is also one of the most highly regarded Sport scientists in history, whom nel, we may not have found out anything about the Soviet or ‘Eastern’ training methods until much later in history.

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

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Results 1 to 9 of 9. Did it finally give out on him? This book is not yet featured on Listopia. May his contributions live on.


Join Date Nov Posts 1, Keep it for reference. Alexander rated it really liked it Jun 17, Not too long afterwards, Andy had constructed a successful force plate, which Mel eventually used for his PhD research.

Supertraining is the most comprehensive book ever written on strength training for sports. This may sound ridiculous, but one of the things I found made this book a slow read other than the fact it is quite scientific, is the small font and the general size of it.

Rocio Dimilta rated it it was amazing Sep 08, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lukas Hoeren rated it really liked it Sep 15, Even with it’s weaknesses, it has indeed earned it’s unofficial title of “The Bible”. This site uses cookies.