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Everything about jumping and sprinting and how to improve your performance
IN THE MEMBERS' AREA OF MY YOUTUBE COACHING CHANNEL THERE ARE 9 EXCLUSIVE VIDEOS WHICH DIVE INTO GREATER AND SLIGHTLY LONGER DETAIL ON VARIOUS TOPICS THAT WILL HELP SPRINT, LONG AND TRIPLE JUMP COACHES. BELOW IS THE CONTENT OVERVIEW OF THE LATEST VIDEO #9
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COACH ATHLETES MEMBERS' VIDEO 9 NOW LIVE PEAKING EARLY SEASON FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE ACROSS THE TRAINING YEAR
In this video we take a look at a 2-week training cycle leading up to the Olympic Trials, National u23s and English Schools multi-events qualification (June 21). Initially we consider how undulating periodisation can help establish the basis for such preparation compared to linear periodisation. This is a bit of a re-consideration of some of my earlier Coach-Athlete video content on periodisation. I do keep pushing this methodology as I actually think it is the best and easiest to use with jumpers. I'll produce some more content in this series of videos in future that further tries to help you plan your training this way. (See initially Coach-Athlete video 1.) We then take a specific look at the 2-week cycle of training which covers the aforementioned competitions and I take you through some of the sessions and some of the objectives for this phase. In short we are looking at further sharpening - speed and technique-wise and maintenance of strength and power. With undulating periodisation there is what I term a "line of optimum performance" (which is a notional ability to perform at around 90% of capacity of PB jumps and sprints-wise all year round) and the idea is to rise above this line, return to it and fall slightly below it at certain times of the season and training year (hence undulating periodisation). There are small steps either side of the line. This can contrast with linear periodisation where the rises and falls can be much greater and I believe the capacity to maintain and regain peaks throughout the year more limited. Within the video are two Coach Tips - the first considers nutrition and its relationship with peaking and the second Tonus and the creation of specific muscle tone to enable enhanced performance. I draw on the work of coach Goran Obradovic and his work with Ivana Spanovic here. As coaches we need to expand our understanding of what we can do to get the most from our athletes and that's why I include these sorts of tips in the videos. We are all learning and trying to wade through the information out there. I hope that my practical experience successes and failures and having got to the point where I have a large understanding of "What works" will speed up your coaching journey.
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