Rugby Fitness Training
|INSIDE:||128 b&w photos; 41 line drawings|
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.
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 allowsa player to formulate his own twelve-month training programme.