Lesson 1, Topic 1
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Preriodization

Planning the Training Programme

Long Term plan

  • all training should be planned so that it is suitable for the long term development of the athlete’s potential.

There are three main periods of training:

  • Preparation
  • Competition
  • Transition

Preparation Period

  • The first and longest period of training
  • Volume of training gradually increases
  • The average increase in volume is best done in a series of steps rather than a straight line •gives time for the athlete to adapt to the training loads
  • MC of 9 days

Competition Period

  • Volume gradually reduces
  • Specificity (Intensity) increases
  • (Build-up) Competition is best training •Stabilisation of competition performance •Specificity  
  • MC of 6 days

Transition Period

Active rest”

Reversibility

  • If you don’t use it, You loose it

The Plan in Action

Example General training plan Jumps

Summary

Macrocycle can be divided into ‘periods’ of training

    This provides

  • Structure
  • Progression
  • Variety to the training

There are three main “periods” of training:

  • Preparation
  • Competition
  • Transition

Periodization helps in the long term development of the athlete.