Every returning Warrior and recruit receives The Book, officially the “2009 Warrior Strength and Conditioning Manual.”
It is a day-by-day guide detailing workout drills and exercises. There also is a section for specific workouts based on a player’s position.
The manual includes illustrations.
Whether a player follows the guidlines will be known Aug. 3, the first day of training camp.
For the Warriors, that is the measure of a successful summer.
Some programs trumpet the participation rate during the summer. A few claim 100 percent.
Truth is, almost every Division I program is at 100 percent, if measured by what counts the most: Is every player working out during the summer?
Thing is, economic and other factors make it difficult for every UH player to work out together. UH acknowledges as much, and has morning and afternoon programs to accommodate a player’s work and school schedule.
The summer is one of the few windows where players may work outside jobs to supplement their scholarship checks. It’s a crucial time for walk-ons.
What’s more, some Mainland players often go home for a few weeks; many have been away for more than 10 months.
Almost every UH player and recruit will attend at least one summer school session.
Attendance is not taken during the summer, and progress is not monitored.
But by the end of the first week of training camp, the summer work should be apparent.
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UH volleyball setter Nejc Zemljak was named to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation’s Academic team.
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Congrats to Colt Brennan. He won the family’s fishing tournament off Mexico, landing a 150-pound marlin. Twenty-two family members and friends participated.