Life in the Camp Performance Monitoring Workshop with Simon Worsnop RFU Fitness Coach
‘LIFE IN THE CAMP’ PERFORMANCE MONITORING AND RUGBY STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING WITH RFU HEAD OF FITNESS U-20′S COACH SIMON WORSNOP
LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY, 19th May 10am-4pm
You will experience a typical day in an international rugby training camp (with a few modifications of course) which will give you a full understanding of just what is required and undertaken at that level of performance support.
Your day will begin with a weigh-In (camp style) followed by a Wellness assessment as used by the England rugby team in their camps.
You will then have the opportunity to undertake a rugby specific strength and power session in the world class lifting centre led by Simon.
Following this you’ll go through the benefits of video analysis in an applied setting including some practical demonstrations of the technology used.
In the afternoon anaerobic and aerobic conditioning will be covered in detail as well as a practical on field work games and conditioning.
Agility and movement training will also be covered.
In this workshop you will learn:
- Key performance monitoring data as used in international rugby camps
- Strength and power training for rugby and contact sports
- Aerobic and anaerobic conditioning theory and how to train for this in team sports
- speed, agility and movement training for rugby
- The structure of training camps at international level
- Testing and data analysis
This workshop is suitable for:
S&C coaches, sports coaches, athletes and recreational trainees, support team members looking to learn more about olympic lifting including physios, therapists, osteopaths etc.
About your presenter:
He is author of “Games and Drills for Rugby” published by Human Kinetics