ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE BOOKSHELF

Below is a list of the best textbooks and manuals on enhancing athletic performance

TEXTBOOKS - NOVICE

These textbooks are "must reads" early on in your career.  They are easily digestible and will help you build your training system from the ground up. 

TUDOR BOMPA
TUDOR BOMPA
DR. YESSIS
DR. YESSIS
DAN JOHN & PAVEL
DAN JOHN & PAVEL
KELLY STARRETT
KELLY STARRETT
JAMES SMITH
JAMES SMITH
JIM WENDLER
JIM WENDLER
MIKE BOYLE
MIKE BOYLE
MIKE BOYLE
MIKE BOYLE
MARK RIPPETOE
MARK RIPPETOE
NSCA
NSCA
JOE KENN
JOE KENN
NSCA
NSCA
JOHN IVY
JOHN IVY
MARK RIPPETOE
MARK RIPPETOE
JEFF JANSSEN
JEFF JANSSEN
JOEL JAMIESON
JOEL JAMIESON
KELLY STARRETT
KELLY STARRETT
CHARLES POLIQUIN
CHARLES POLIQUIN
DR. YESSIS
DR. YESSIS
DANIEL COYLE
DANIEL COYLE
REN CAILLET
REN CAILLET
CAL DIETZ
CAL DIETZ
GRAY COOK
GRAY COOK
BRET CONTRERAS
BRET CONTRERAS

TEXTBOOKS - ADVANCED

These textbooks are very dense and require a higher level of understanding in order to be useful to developing your system of training.  Many of these are better used as a reference material, rather that something you will pick up and read cover to cover.

BONDARCHUK
BONDARCHUK
BONDARCHUK
BONDARCHUK
TSVETAN ZHELYAZKOV
TSVETAN ZHELYAZKOV
RALPH MANN
RALPH MANN
FRANS BOSCH
FRANS BOSCH
GEOFFERY DYSON
GEOFFERY DYSON
STUART MCGILL
STUART MCGILL
CHARLIE FRANCIS
CHARLIE FRANCIS
JAMES SMITH
JAMES SMITH
CLAIR DAVIES
CLAIR DAVIES
VLADIMIR ISSURIN
VLADIMIR ISSURIN
VLADIMIR ISSURIN
VLADIMIR ISSURIN
YURI VERKHOSHANSKY
YURI VERKHOSHANSKY
YURI VERKHOSHANSKY
YURI VERKHOSHANSKY
VLADIMIR ZATSIORSKY
VLADIMIR ZATSIORSKY
THOMAS MYERS
THOMAS MYERS

MANUALS / E-BOOKS

These manuals are easily digestible and very practical.  Most of these can be read easily in a few days and the information within can be put to use right away in your current training system.  

HANK KRAAIJENHOF
HANK KRAAIJENHOF
BRYAN MANN
BRYAN MANN
DEVAN MCCONNELL
DEVAN MCCONNELL
AARON HORSCHIG
AARON HORSCHIG
JAMES SMITH
JAMES SMITH
LOUIE SIMMONS
LOUIE SIMMONS
ANDREA HUDY
ANDREA HUDY
CHAD WESLEY SMITH
CHAD WESLEY SMITH
MATT VAN DYKE
MATT VAN DYKE
JAMES SMITH
JAMES SMITH
TONY GIULIANO
TONY GIULIANO
TOM MYSLINSKI
TOM MYSLINSKI
BRYAN MANN
BRYAN MANN
MATT VAN DYKE
MATT VAN DYKE
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