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Henk Kraaijenhof: Coaching The Older Athlete

In this video Henk Kraaijenhof uses the example of Dutch sprinter Troy Douglas to illustrate how coaches should adapt their training for older athletes; allowing them to continue making performance gains in the twilight of their careers.

Henk Kraaijenhof is a performance consultant to international elite athletes in athletics, speed-skating, volleyball, bobsleigh, triathlon, fencing, archery, swimming, tennis, handball and football. He has coached individuals and teams to national success in Olympic and world level competition including sprinters Nelli Cooman, Merlene Ottey and Troy Douglas. He has published work in performance, training systems and protocols for elite athletes and has also conducted research in the development and application of scientific training systems as well as being involved in scientific research projects in human sports performance in Norway, Estonia, Italy and the Netherlands.

  • Uploaded: 07.08.2011
  • Duration: 00:39:48
  • Views: 1104

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Comments (1)

  1. Posted by m mulholland on 13/08/2011 at 01:23 AM

    thought this speaker was excellent and really enjoyed his content and delivery

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