Strength and Conditioning for Judo

Strength and Conditioning for Judo

by Andy Burns, Mike Callan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785002564
Publisher: Crowood Press, The
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 862,683
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Andy Burns is a Great Britain international athlete in Judo, and has won medals at Commonwealth Games, multiple World Cups and 23 European Championships. He is currently the Strength and Conditioning coach for the Welsh National Judo team. Mike Callan is a European Judo Union Didactic and Scientific Expert, the President of the International Association of Judo Researchers and Secretary General of the Commonwealth Judo Association, and former International Federation Services Group Leader for Judo for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Acknowledgements 7

1 Introduction 8

2 Needs Analysis of the Sport 11

3 Robustness 23

4 Building Strong Judoka 48

5 Delivering Power 66

6 Fitness for Judo 87

7 Co-Ordination, Speed and Agility 95

8 Planning the Training Process 114

9 Youth and Adolescent Development 123

10 Basic Nutrition for Judo 133

11 Maximizing Recovery 141

12 What the Experts Say 147

13 Further Reading 156

Index 157

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