FIGHTING FIT – 5 Tips To Stay On Top Of Your Fight Game!

1 – “You can’t shoot a cannon out of a canoe” Charles Poliquin – Build From The Ground Up. When we walk, run, kick, punch, jump etc. our feet are the only thing in contact with the ground. We develop power through this connection so if we lack the ability to control and use the foot we’ll never fully reach…

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SPPPPEED TRAINING- Building an explosive foundation!!

Speed is a massive determinant of successful athletic performance. We hear it all the time, I need to be faster to the ball, I need to be faster to beat my opponent. So what we normally do is jump straight into acceleration drills, top end speed drills, plyometrics etc… And that’s fine, we need to train fast to be fast…

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GOAL SETTING AT DOOLIN PERFORMANCE

Goal setting is a vital, yet often overlooked part of optimizing training and sports performance. A training plan without specific goals that are well thought out and individualized to each athlete is essentially worthless. So what is goal setting?? Goal setting for sports performance is the process of identifying optimum performance standards and developing a series of systematic steps to…

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Individualizing Conditioning For Team Training: PART 2 – PROGRAMMING

MAS TRAINING Once we know the athletes MAS(m/s) it’s up to the coach to decide what timings and percent MAS they wish to use in their training programme. Generally a work:rest ratio of 15s:15s is used with a 100%:70% intensity ratio. The following is a sample training session with the above ratios….   MAS = 3.33m/s Work = 15s at…

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