PHYSICAL PREPARATIONPrepare physically for Athletics
Physical Preparation is a key component in any training programme. In this section you can explore the many facets of physical prep from strength and power development, to energy system development, mobility and recovery strategies.
A. 10min Soft tissue release -use of rollers /bands/lacrosse balls to focus on increasing ROM around hips and glutes Adductor roll-30 secs each Couch stretch-30 secs each side Glute stretch-30 secs each side Hip roll-1min each side B. Monster walks with mini bands...read more
General Physical Preparation (On Track) A.Soft tissue release (1 min each) Foam roll pecs Foam roll t spine Foam roll adductors B.Hurdle Hip Mobility (6) Forward Left x2 Forward right x2 Over under x2 each side C. Gymnastics Hot footed lizard 2x45s Push up to prone...read more
Introduction In 2014/2015 Athletics Northern Ireland began trialling physical competence screenings with Youth Academy Athletes. Following the success of the trial these physical competency screenings are now a standard option available to all athletes selected for...read more
Dan Pfaff is widely regarded as one of the world’s top track and field coaches, having coached numerous athletes to Olympic and World Championship medals – across sprints, jumps and throws. In the following short presentation taken from the 2012 SHARE Conference, Tom...read more