It has been said that �experience is knowledge acquired too late.� As a coach you want to do all you can to speed up your athletes� learning of tactical skills rather than wait for them to learn by experience.
Training is a repeating (rollover) process consisting of four steps: assessment, planning, implementation, and monitoring.
Sport Physiology for Coaches
As a coach, the challenge is for you to determine how much strength is required for certain skills and how to best train your athletes to develop and maintain the strength needed
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Ric Charlesworth was the national coach of the Australian women�s field hockey team from 1993 - 2000, when they won gold medals at both the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games.
Bigger Faster Stronger 2nd Edition eBook
With any form of strength and conditioning, athletes experience plateaus, or a leveling off or even a dropping off in performance.
Developing Agility and Quickness eBook
Athletes who can move faster than their opponents have an advantage. For example, a faster athlete may be able to get to a ball more quickly than a competitor or may even outrun a pursuer.
Developing Speed eBook
Whole-body acceleration involves the subtle coordination of the acts of accelerating and decelerating the athlete�s limbs to increase the speed at which they move.
Why waste money on Wimbledon tickets when you can imagine a perfect serve?
Everywhere, things spin - heavenly bodies, subatomic particles, children�s toys, gyroscopes. Spinning is a fundamental action of the natural world.
High-Performance Training for Sports eBook
One of the more difficult problems that the performance team faces is determining when an athlete is ready to return to action after injury. The athlete can be placed under enormous pressure from the owner, coach, fans and media to get out on the track, field or floor in record time.
Endurance athletes often believe the more they train, the better the results. But according to the NSCA’s Ben Reuter, recovery time is just as important when developing an effective endurance training program.