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    Wannabebig Member
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    May 2006


    has anyone ever heard of the supercat?
    my basketball coach says it does wonders to your vert.

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    Senior Member Sensei's Avatar
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    Dec 2004
    You can find it here:

    I've heard good things, but, to be honest, I'm skeptical. I'm sure it's a fine machine, but I don't know if it's a necessity at all.
    A child does not learn to squat from the top down. In other words, he does not suddenly make a conscious decision one day to squat. Actually, he is squatting one day and make the conscious decision to stand. Squatting precedes standing in the developmental sequence. This is the way a child's brain learns to use the body as the child develops movement patterns. Therefore, a child is probably crawling, rocks back into a squatting position with the back completely relaxed and the hips completely flexed, and stands when he has enough hip strength. This approach makes a lot of sense and can be applied to relearning the deep squat movement if it is lost. -Gray Cook
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    Feb 2006
    My girlfriend's high school has those machines and their athletics program makes them out to be some kind of holy grail of explosive training. One of the "rites of passage" for the boys' teams is throwing up after a SuperCat workout.

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    Go Heels! MixmasterNash's Avatar
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    Feb 2003
    Chapel Hill, NC
    It's seems like a really expensive way to replicate a weight vest.

    The journal / I live here.

    If I were to start from scratch as a young 13 year old again, I would do every press, squat, and perhaps deadlifts, for my entire career with chains. -- Dan John

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    Oct 2005
    Sitting on cold Granite
    I guess it is better then doing squats? DB Squat jumps? Sprints? Vertical Jumps?

    LOL.. I think NOT!


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