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Trainer Vern Gambetta describes potent how to bodily situation an athlete, masking paintings skill improvements, recommendations to boost circulate abilities, relaxation and regeneration thoughts, and more.

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This is a tool that helps me focus on the need to do activities that will make the athletes better in that sport. I have used this in situations where I have had only a peripheral familiarity with a sport because it helped me focus on essential components of the sport. ) 2 3 1 Infrequent maximal effort 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Frequent maximal effort From V. Gambetta, 2007, Athletic development: The art & science of functional sports conditioning, (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics). 38 Sport-Specific Demands Analysis 39 Temporal Classification h Set time frame h Open time frame __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ The Competitive Season h Length of season h Number of competitions h Championship format h Multiple seasons h Competition frequency __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ From V.

The following data provide even more specific information to direct conditioning: Of the total court time, 28 percent was spent in strenuous exertion. Intense activity occured in bursts of 13 to 14 seconds at a time. There were 105 high-intensity efforts per game. There was an intense effort every 21 seconds. This provides the necessary information to design the conditioning approach in terms of frequency and intensity of effort. From this we can design workouts with work-to-rest ratios that reflect the demands of the game.

Summary Good analysis of the sport will allow you to be more exact in training. It will allow you to be very specific and allow the appropriate adjustment of volumes and intensities in training to better reflect the game’s demands. It is motivational for the athlete because the program can be personalized to each athlete’s style and pattern of play. This is not to imply that all training should be limited to the specific movements of the game. There is a definite role for general preparation activities.

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