Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Advanced Lifting Course

March 18th

10 CEC Points

This course is a CEC point course, run to specifically up skill personal trainers in Olympic lifting and the teaching of it.

Coaching Methodology
Olympic v Power lifting
Bodybuilding v Sports Training
Analogy of lifting shoe for transfer of power and soft surface v hard surface for plyometrics (defeat purpose, injuries)
Number is irrelevant
Activation patterns
Needs analysis (SWOT analysis of sport matched against individual needs) mma Functional pathway between 2
Principles of power
Progressive resistance principles

Scale someone into power development (progression)
Specificity and salience to sport i.e. football
GPP (General) to SPP (Specific). Similarly Functional to Specific. Functional Strength/Power then move to Specific Strength/Power. Gates for Progression in each. (Continuum) Need for Group and Individual scaling. (Remedial or not remedial)
Scaling for complexity of movement (Take home) Continuums/Progressions/Development . Scaling to Maximize lift (Box Jumps, Vertical Jumps, Thruster, Presses, Twist, Squat, Pull up, Core)
Periodizing Power
Exercises to develop technique and power
Lifting techniques
Progressive development of technique
Teach athletes to exert max force by maintaining stability and balance throughout all execution phases of various exercises
Understand principles of good technique
Understand and appreciate the biomechanical principles of good technique
Develop an ability to assess an athletes' technique
Identify and correct athletes individual technique
Identify and correct common faults in technique
Provide appropriate feedback
Teach correction exercises
Maximize power development
Lifts covered in the course include:

the snatch
the clean and jerk.
Call Fitnance for more details on this Workshop.

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