WLA Viking Power Philosophy:

Viking Power strives to develop and maximize each athlete’s full potential in strength and speed training. This is achieved through functional training utilizing core Olympic lifts supplemented by appropriate auxiliary lifts. Athletes are trained to become stronger, faster, and explosive. Below are areas of emphasis:

  • SPEED – Acceleration, Deceleration, Linear and Lateral Movement Techniques, Running Mechanics, Footwork
  • EXPLOSIVE POWER –Olympic Lifting, Plyometrics, Med Ball Training, Jumping & Landing Techniques
  • STRENGTH – Functional Approach, Thorough Instruction, Focus on Upper Body, Lower Body & Core
  • CONDITIONING – Game Ready Preparation for all Athletes.
  • FLEXIBILITY – Myofascial Release (Foam Rolling), Various Forms of Stretching, Muscle Activation
  • INJURY REDUCTION – Identify & Correct Muscular Imbalances, Balance & Stabilization
  • NUTRITION EDUCATION – Lessons, Tips and Advice

Coach “Heck” (Heckendorf) leads Viking Power with assistance from other WLA athletic coaches. During the school year, Viking Power meets on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 3:05-4:15. During the summer, Viking Power also meets on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays with times to be determined for the summer of 2022.
For more information, please contact Coach Heck at mheckendorf@wlavikings.org.