Current Trends in Movement Training with Duncan French: An Evidenced Based Approach
CURRENT TRENDS IN MOVEMENT TRAINING: AN EVIDENCED BASED APPROACH WITH DUNCAN FRENCH PHD
LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY, 25th AUGUST 2012 10AM-5PM
COST: £99 BEFORE 1ST AUGUST
Strength and conditioning coaches and sports scientists need to stay on top of current practise with regards to research and applied methodology in all areas associated with the profession.
This workshop will bring together the presenters extensive experience and research background in the field of movement and speed training, agility and plyometrics to give the participant a thorough overview of the current research and application of basic to advanced movement training methods and key planning considerations to support these methods.
Duncan is currently Head of Strength and Conditioning for premiership football club Newcastle United and Chairman for the UKSCA. The workshop will look at the application of S&C methodology in elite football as well as a focus on the principles which can be applied to all sports.
The content will include but is not limited to the following areas:
- Current research and application on movement training
- Agility training and how to relate to specific sports
- Plyometric progressions and regressions to develop speed and power
- Sports specific movement training: analysis on different sports field, court etc and identifying similarities and differences between these sports in movement patterns that can be trained.
- Footwork training: What is this and does it need to be trained for?
- Quickness training: What are we dealing with?
Speed and agility fundamentals- where to start with your movement training programme, a thorough look at what can be developed.
CHAOS Training: This practical will examine how to progress to open, game based and chaotic movement training drills to challenge your athletes even further.
Movement training for football players- drawing on Duncan’s extensive experience as Head of S&C for Newcastle United football club this practical will show how the basics can be progressed to more sports specific progressions.
About the presenter:
With over 10 years experience as a strength and conditioning specialist, Duncan has a wealth of knowledge in the physical preparation of elite and high performance athletes. He has coached athletes from a host of different sports at all levels, including professional sports, those competing to Olympic and World-class standards, NCAA athletes, and athletes affiliated to National Sports Institutes and Olympic Training Centres.
Duncan gained his Doctorate degree (PhD) in Exercise Physiology at the University of Connecticut, USA. He has authored/co-authored over 40 scientific manuscripts and 5 book chapters in the fields of strength and conditioning and resistance exercise, and has presented work at scientific congresses and clinics throughout Europe, North America and Asia. An editorial board member for the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, Duncan was a founder member of the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA). He has sat on the Board of Directors for the UKSCA since 2008.
Duncan is a fully Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach with the UKSCA, and hold Certified Strength and Conditioning (CSCS) status with Distinction from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He holds USA Weightlifting Club Coach certification, and is an accredited sports scientist for research and support with the British Association of Sport and Exercises Sciences (BASES)
For 7 years Duncan was a Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach with the English Institute of Sport. In 2006, Duncan was the Strength and Conditioning Coach to the England Basketball Men’s and Women’s national teams that won Bronze medals at the XVIII Commonwealth Games. Following this success, Duncan acted as the National Lead for Strength and Conditioning to Great Britain Basketball for 6 years. Duncan currently acts as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach to Newcastle United FC in the English Premiership.
Payment must be made via Paypal to qualify for early bird discount. No refunds will be offered. Cheques can be sent to: 53 New Forest Way, Middleton, Leeds, LS10 4GH and made payable to Athletes Unlimited for £129.