DS Performance - Strength & Conditioning Training Program for American Football, Strength, Amateur (Paperback)

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DS Performance - Strength & Conditioning Training Program for American Football, Strength, Amateur (Paperback)


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DS Performance Strength & Conditioning Training Programmes
Sport: American Football
Variable: Strength
Level: Amateur
Duration: 12 weeksDo you know how to improve your athletic performance for American Football, whilst reducing the risk of injury? If not, then DS Performance training programs are for you.

DS Performance have created an exclusive series of sport specific, strength & conditioning training programmes that have underpinning, evidence-based training methods, which have been put in place to improve your performance for all ages and abilities. All programmes have been designed to develop each specific performance variable through the progression of intensity and volume.

This American Football strength and conditioning training program will focus specifically on strength training systems to:
  • DS Performance training programmes are designed to run alongside a skill/sport specific based training plan. Our programmes provide sessions for 3 days of training a week, to alternate between your skill/sport specific training sessions. We have selected five of the most important physical performance variables/attributes for each of the sports that are essential in developing your performance.
  • Our 12-week strength and conditioning training program is broken down into 2 x 6-week cycles, with a de-loading between the two training blocks. This will allow the body to recover, prepare you for the second training phase and reduce any risk of injury.
  • Along with your training program this book contains a supporting guide to mobility training. This guide uses myofascial release, static stretching and activation work to mobilise the major body parts used in training.
  • Designed to reduce the risk of injury and avoid bad training habits through our sport specific training programs. We are providing you with training programmes designed by ex-Team GB athletes and coaching staff that have the practical and applied experience through a wide range of individual and team-based sports.
  • Our program has been developed to bring elite training methods to everyone, from all levels of sporting ability. Our mission is to make training programmes utilised by professional athletes available to all sporting enthusiasts and performers.

Strength training is essential to all sports. It is well known that, increases in strength lead to greater force production and efficiency in performance. This is why we have identified it as one of the key physical attributes for American Football and for a player's long term physical development.

The strength programs have been designed not to just build your maximum strength, but your strength endurance as well. This will reduce the risk of injury and eradicate any muscular imbalances that have resulted from previous injury or poor training practices in the past.

Our strength programs prepare you for the next training level physically, so you can handle greater loads and move larger amounts of mass. Strength comes in many forms and in American Football you are required to be strong through all planes of movement. Our programs accomplish this.

Purchase your ideal training program today and start your performance development journey, so you can achieve all your goals.
David F.J. Smith BSc MSc Strength & Conditioning Coach Athlete Mentor GB Athlete David has graduated from 2 Universities with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Sport & Exercise Science and a Master of Science (MSc) in Sport & Exercise Science, through the Strength & Conditioning pathway. Further, he is also qualified through the English Football Association (The FA) in the Treatment & Management of Injuries. David also is a qualified tutor of the National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM) courses; Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) and Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) bridging award. David has been offering strength and conditioning support for 10 years and skills based coaching for 15 years, which has led to him managing his own sports performance company, DS Strength & Conditioning. David with his own performance company focuses on strength & conditioning and biomechanical analysis mainly, but also supports athletes with rehab/prehab correctional exercise plans to provide a stronger performance development package. Working with athletes from novice to elite; David has worked with athletes and teams from such sports as Athletics, Basketball, Bobsleigh, Football, Golf, Martial Arts, Powerlifting, Rugby (both forms), Swimming, Hockey (field), Cycling, Squash, Running, Triathlon, Duathlon, Cross Training, Cross Fit, Tennis and many more. David has a strong history with his own competitive sporting background, having represented Great Britain at Bobsleigh in both the 2-man and 4-man events, competing in the Europa Cup, World Cup and World Championships. Other achievements include representing his 2 Universities in the British University Championships at Athletics and Powerlifting. David has Also Competed at national levels in Athletics for many years in the British Athletics Leagues (BAL), competing in such events as the long jump, triple jump and sprints. Furthermore David represented 2 Counties in multiple sports, and competed at a wide range of sports, including Football, Rugby, Cricket, Judo, Tennis, Athletics, Swimming and Skating at club levels. He is currently training for Sprint Track Cycling and in his first year competed at the World Masters Championships and won a silver medal in the match sprint event at the British Masters Championships.
Product Details ISBN: 9781544210247
ISBN-10: 1544210248
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: December 2nd, 2016
Pages: 26
Language: English