The role of the strength and conditioning coach for a combat athlete is to perform a needs analysis in which both the fighter as an individual and the sport itself are assessed in order to develop a high-performance programme. This might include plyometrics, speed and agility, endurance and core stability, strength training and nutrition as just some of the pieces of this complex jigsaw. The aim is to increase strength, speed, power, endurance, agility and flexibility. Strength and Conditioning for Combat Sports aims to help the coach and athlete bridge the gap between the theory of training and applied training, helping the athlete to become faster, stronger and more flexible and to build their muscular endurance so they perform better and remain injury-free.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages, 330 colour photographs and 90 diagrams
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 30/04/2018
- Category: Sports training & coaching
- ISBN: 9781785004056