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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Periodisation Training Workshop for Sports Coaches

Next up in the WSP Seminar Series is a Periodisation Training Workshop for Sports Coaches on Monday 2nd October at the WIT Arena, Carriganore.

Periodisation is the systematic planning of athletic or physical training. It involves progressive cycling of various aspects of a training program during a specific period. Conditioning programmes can use periodisation to break up the training program into the offseason, preseason, in-season, and the postseason. Periodisation divides the year round condition program into phases of training which focus on different goals.

The seminar will introduce coaches to:

  • Why periodisation is important for 
  • sports coaches and athletes.
  • Concepts of periodisation and planning
  • Underpinning research on periodisation.
  • Needs Analysis for a variety of Sports.
  • Common mistakes with practical 
  • implementation.
  • Discussion around the quality of research in the area.
  • Practical Planning Tips.

Richard has worked in the Department of Sport and Exercise Science in WIT for the past 11 years in the area of Strength and Conditioning and Biomechanics. He is currently researching "Specificity of Resistance-Based Training for Sprinters" with some of Irelands top 100-200m sprinters. This will look at the Electromyography and 3D Kinematics of top sprints during maximum velocity sprinting and during resistance training. Richard has published some of his early work in the Journal of Strength and Condition Research and is an active researcher in the area of strength and conditioning and biomechanics. He has many years' experience working with a variety of professional and amateur sports including, American Football, Olympic Weightlifting, Rugby, Soccer, Athletics, GAA, Greco Roman Wrestling, Strongman, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA.

Monday 2nd October 2017 |  6.30 to 9.30pm
WIT Arena | Carriganore | Waterford


For more information please call Peter Jones on 0761 10 2191 
Civic Offices, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.  Tel: 058 21190
Regional Sports Centre, Cork Road, Waterford.  Tel: 051 849855
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