Module summary

This module introduced:

  • how to design and manage a week-long training programme.
  • the different stages of the season and how these stages require a different training approach.
  • the importance of volume and intensity. By manipulating the volume and intensity coaches can adjust the workload placed on their players.
  • monitoring strategies
  • the importance of an unloading period and a taper
  • the unloading phase

Guidelines for designing and managing a one-week training programme were provided to assist the coach to design, deliver and monitor their programme.