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Sports Workout Weekly => Issue #27
April 12, 2007
Here is this week's issue of Sports Workout. Remember... if you have any requests for workouts or training plans... or if you have a workout of your own that you'd like to contribute... I'd be delighted to hear from you. Just reply to this e-mail.
Phil Davies BSc., CSCS, CPT
P.s. If this e-mail doesn't format correctly in your e-mail software (i.e missing images, broken links etc) you can always see the contents when it's added to the back issues web page later today:
WORKOUT OF THE WEEK - EXPLOSIVE POWER PROGRAM FOR A TENNIS PLAYER
The following routine can be used in the conversion phase of a tennis strength training program. If you're sure about the various phases of a sports-specific strength program you can learn more about it here:
It can be completed 2-3 times per week and should not be completed on the same day as a resistance training session. It should also be completed when fresh at the start of a training session before endurance work for example.
This program is NOT suitable for junior tennis players who have not physically matured.
SOCCER CONDITIONING FOR JUNIOR PLAYERS -- SPECIAL LAUNCH OFFER
About two years ago Total Soccer Fitness, a resource dedicated to the effective conditioning of soccer players, was produced and released by Sports Fitness Advisor. While the book has been, and continues to be, a hugely popular text it failed to cater for one very important group of players... juniors!
If you're a soccer coach, parent or player you'll know that conditioning in soccer is usually an after thought in most coaching manuals and books. And of the few that do address this vitally important area, they almost exclusively focus on older players. But what about the tens of thousands of players under the age of 18?
Can an adult conditioning program simply be halved or watered down to fit the needs of a youngster? Definitely not! And that was the motivation for writing Total Soccer Fitness for Juniors. It focuses on players aged 8 - 18 with recommendations divided into age groups. It covers every important element of fitness - endurance, speed, agility, strength, flexibility and so on. It's packed with usable drills and sample programs that coaches can take as is or easily adopt to suit their own needs. In fact you can read exactly what it covers here:
If it's a resource you're interested in, please don't try to order it yet. It's not available until this coming Monday (16th April). And to kick off its launch I'd like to offer all Sports Workout subscribers the chance to get it at half price...
The first 250 people to purchase the book (and accompanying bonuses) will get it for just $14.50 instead of the regular $29. This offer will be up for one day only - on Monday - and I will send out an e-mail with details of a special discount page.
If you think this will be an important tool in your coaching armoury then why not get it at half the regular price? Please keep your eyes on your inbox on Monday and look out for that e-mail.
FROM WEIGHTLOSS TO WATERPOLO -- WHATEVER YOUR GOAL... WE HAVE A WORLD-CLASS TRAINING PLAN FOR YOU
With over 5,100 training plans and workouts, there is no excuse not to be in the best shape of your life! Each and every workout has been developed by a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and comes complete with precise sets, repetitions and exercise animations.
Programs are grouped according to a sport or outcome and given their own website for you to access them easily. Here's just a sneak of what workouts you can get instant access to:
For a small, one-off membership fee you get exclusive access to ALL these workout websites and every single in-depth program. Plus there's a vibrant forum of likeminded members who you can share your stories and training questions with...
Sport-Specific Flexibility Programs
Get a customized stretching plan, complete with crystal-clear photo images, designed specifically for your sport.
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