Rugby Fitness Training

Rugby Fitness Training : A Twelve-Month Conditioning Programme

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Rugby is a sport that embraces players of every shape, size and fitness level. The success a player achieves, no matter what position he plays, will depend on his physical abilities. This book explains how those abilities, and therefore playing performance, can be improved. This book: discusses the mechanics of the human body, the classification of physical abilities and what is needed to succeed; examines the training methodology associated with aerobic, endurance, sprint, agility, plyometric, resistance, flexibility and core training; provides detailed explanations of a wide range of exercises; considers testing, the principles involved in designing training programmes and presents and easy-to-use, ten-step model that allows a player to formulate his own twelve-month training programme.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 162 x 232 x 14mm | 439.98g
  • The Crowood Press Ltd
  • Ramsbury, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 128 black & white photographs, 41 line drawings
  • 1861268505
  • 9781861268501
  • 484,850

About Ben Wilson

Ben Wilson holds a BSc degree from the University of Wales and is a qualified personal trainer. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist [CSCS], a qualification awarded by the National Strength and Conditioning Assocation in USA, which is a leading authority on conditioning for athletes. Ben uses the latest training methods and a holistic approach to fitness in order to develop players. Resident Denbighshire
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