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Dan Pfaff Physical and Technical Preparation for the CWG

In this audio recording of a presentation from the 2009 Welsh Commonweath Games Preparation Weekend, Dan Pfaff, Director of Lee Valley High Performance Centre, talks about the integration of physical and technical preparation for an October games.

Some of the key topics covered include:

  • Factors to consider when negotiating multiple peaks in a season
  • The last 10 days before a championship
  • Conditioning and the myth of building a base
  • Q&A: Plyometrics for heavy throwers and the use of sand for jumping exercises
  • Uploaded: 27.12.2009
  • Duration: 00:41:43
  • Views: 1692
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Comments (2)

  1. Posted by Bashir Hussain on 29/12/2009 at 03:59 AM

    This lecture was interesting. Made me think about biomechanics of a variety of events and the specificity of training around them. It was reasssuring that some common sense methods I have utilised were being backed up. I also liked the analysis of statistics.

  2. Posted by Tom Crick on 29/12/2009 at 02:50 PM - Admin Comment

    The key point that there are three things that stand out in terms of people who win medals I found especially interesting - the first being that they stay healthy!

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