Why Isometric is perfect for technical work

Why Isometric is perfect for technical work is down to the myelin coating of the nerves.

 

Every repetition of a ‘drill’ results in one layer of myelin (insulation) on that neuromuscular pathway.

 

Make another and you get another layer.

 

Keep repeating it and you’ve myelinated a circuit that becomes the identity of your movement pattern. I

 

t’s known as the laws of neurophysiology.

 

THIS IS ESSENTIAL!!

 

Once the myelin is on the neuromuscular pathway it cannot be removed.

 

You cannot eliminate a habit.

 

You can only replace it with a more powerful habit.

 

That’s why unless you OVERLOAD technical work you will not be creating a more powerful habit as its too close to the older habit.

 

THE BRAIN CAN’T DIFFERENTIATE!!

 

This is why by LOCKING THE POSITION in a skill stability stage 1 isometric hold for the ‘perfect’ position the bowler guarantees the habit is the correct and more powerful one.

 

A bowler can recruit 5% more muscle fibres (motor units) in a maximum isometric contraction and produce up to 15% more muscle force isometrically.

 

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Steff