Training to the demands of your sport – is Work:Rest the basis of training intensity?

Training to the demands of your sport – is Work:Rest the basis of training intensity?

What Question/s are we trying to answer?

What is the best weekly schedule for optimal performance on competition day? What should the sessions look like to best prepare the team or athlete for the weekend?

These are questions technical and fitness coaches ponder over and discuss at great length.

The ordering of training days, and the training volume are key pieces of this puzzle. However, the correct intensity of training is arguably where teams might get the advantage regarding performance.

Homework Club

Homework Club

Imagine, as a coach, having the ability to upload a game video (of any sport) and being able to share it with your players. How advantageous would it be for your team and player education if you could analyze your game and have open discussions online about key aspects of their performances, regardless of the coach and players locations?

Using Video To Study Hockey

Using Video To Study Hockey

I’d like to think that I was at the forefront in using video in hockey coaching, beginning way back in 1979-80. Now, retired from team coaching for a few years, I only wish I’d had the chance to apply the benefits of a program like iSportsAnalysis with my past high school and college teams. As for using video myself, I suspect coaches in many other sports might find the following at least amusing, if not insightful.