DS Performance - Strength & Conditioning Training Program for Field Hockey, Anaerobic, Intermediate (Paperback)

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DS Performance - Strength & Conditioning Training Program for Field Hockey, Anaerobic, Intermediate (Paperback)


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Do you know how to improve your athletic performance for Field Hockey, whilst reducing the risk of injury? If not, then DS Performance training programs are for you. This Field Hockey strength and conditioning training program will focus specifically on anaerobic training systems to:
  • Improve your performance through our easy to follow, well-structured and progressive training programs
  • Applying evidence based training methods, that will help you maximise your sporting performance
  • Our 12 week strength and conditioning training program is broken down into 2 x 6 week cycles, for greater performance development
  • Designed to reduce the risk of injury and avoid bad training habits through our sport specific training programs
  • Train like an elite athlete by utilising the same training methods elite athletes use on a daily bases

Anaerobic conditioning in Field Hockey is a key physical attribute for success in the game, because it allows a player to run faster for longer. This is why we have identified it and provided programs to develop your anaerobic threshold.

Our anaerobic programs are designed to increase your lactic acid capacity, which then allows you to perform higher levels of skill when fatigued. This will then transfer on to the pitch where you can out work opponents and produce the winning shot when at your most fatigued.

The anaerobic conditioning programs are perfect for two phases of your training cycle, at the beginning as part of your general conditioning phase and also as part of your pre and during competition phase of training.

Purchase your ideal training program today and start your performance development journey, so you can achieve all your goals.
David F.J. Smith BSc MSc Strength & Conditioning Coach Athlete Mentor GB Athlete David has graduated from 2 Universities with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Sport & Exercise Science and a Master of Science (MSc) in Sport & Exercise Science, through the Strength & Conditioning pathway. Further, he is also qualified through the English Football Association (The FA) in the Treatment & Management of Injuries. David also is a qualified tutor of the National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM) courses; Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) and Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) bridging award. David has been offering strength and conditioning support for 10 years and skills based coaching for 15 years, which has led to him managing his own sports performance company, DS Strength & Conditioning. David with his own performance company focuses on strength & conditioning and biomechanical analysis mainly, but also supports athletes with rehab/prehab correctional exercise plans to provide a stronger performance development package. Working with athletes from novice to elite; David has worked with athletes and teams from such sports as Athletics, Basketball, Bobsleigh, Football, Golf, Martial Arts, Powerlifting, Rugby (both forms), Swimming, Hockey (field), Cycling, Squash, Running, Triathlon, Duathlon, Cross Training, Cross Fit, Tennis and many more. David has a strong history with his own competitive sporting background, having represented Great Britain at Bobsleigh in both the 2-man and 4-man events, competing in the Europa Cup, World Cup and World Championships. Other achievements include representing his 2 Universities in the British University Championships at Athletics and Powerlifting. David has Also Competed at national levels in Athletics for many years in the British Athletics Leagues (BAL), competing in such events as the long jump, triple jump and sprints. Furthermore David represented 2 Counties in multiple sports, and competed at a wide range of sports, including Football, Rugby, Cricket, Judo, Tennis, Athletics, Swimming and Skating at club levels. He is currently training for Sprint Track Cycling and in his first year competed at the World Masters Championships and won a silver medal in the match sprint event at the British Masters Championships.
Product Details ISBN: 9781544254005
ISBN-10: 1544254008
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: December 2nd, 2016
Pages: 26
Language: English