We at Rugbydump Academy know that some guys simply don’t have access to the amazing facilities that the pros do, so this week S&C Coach TJ Jankowski shows us how to build effective power using a simple treadmill.
If you’ve seen elite level rugby players train, you’ll probably have seen them use sleds. They are an amazing tool to build power, acceleration and sprinting technique.
They force your body in a position that is really difficult to replicate – but I’ve found a way!
All you need is access to a treadmill and you can do this great technique to build power for the rugby pitch.
As stated in the video, really focus on the technique and mechanics before just trying to push as fast as possible. Perform short 4-10 reps of less than 10 seconds, make sure you get full recovery, and watch your acceleration on the pitch go through the roof!
About TJ Jankowski
TJ Jankowski is a former international rugby player for Poland rugby, who achieved their highest world ranking of 23 whilst he was part of the team.