Strength and Power Development with Duncan French- Theory and Application, An Evidence Based Approach 21st April @ Leeds Metropolitan University
STRENGTH AND POWER DEVELOPMENT THEORY AND APPLICATION, AN EVIDENCE BASED APPROACH WITH DUNCAN FRENCH
LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY, 21ST APRIL 2012 10AM-4.30PM
COST: £99 BEFORE 30TH MARCH
About the workshop:
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 strength and power development to give the participant a thorough overview of the current research and application of basic to advanced strength and power methods and key planning considerations to support these methods.
Duncan is currently Head of Strength and Conditioning for premiership football club Newcastle United. The workshop will look at the application of S&C methodology in elite football as well as a practical on the same subject.
The content will include but is not limited to the following areas:
- Current research and application on periodisation and planning for strength and power
- Power development key considerations and current research
- Hypertrophy key considerations and current research
- Application of strength and power training to Premiership football team Newcastle United
- Training for strength considerations including basic, intermediate and advanced methods both theory and application. Some of these methods include but are not limited to:
- Cluster training theory and application
- Occlusion training theory and application
- Complex training and post activation potentiation (PAP)
S&C for football/soccer players, an applied perspective- A unique look at the presenters experience with S&C at the highest level of football in the UK.
Strength and power methods- Get under the bar! The participants will experiment with some of the methods outlined in the lectures and experience them for themselves.
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.
All details for the event will be sent out to you after purchasing.
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.