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Year-round Training Plan

The annual training plan is broken into four phases, Post Season, Off Season, Pre Season, and In Season. The overall goals of the program are the same in each phase, decreasing the risk of injury and increasing athletic performance, but the training emphasis differs in each phase.

Post Season
GOALS:

  • Allow the athlete to recover from the demands of the season
  • Restore mobility/flexibility, soft tissue quality, and correct movement patterns or deficiencies
  • Work with sports medicine staff regarding injuries and rehabilitation needs
  • Training Sessions per Week : 2-4

Off Season
GOALS:

  • Correct movement patterns or deficiencies
  • Increase work capacity
  • Improve technique of core movements
  • Develop strength base
  • Increase lean tissue mass
  • Improve speed & agility
  • Work with sports medicine staff regarding injuries and rehabilitation needs
  • Training Sessions per Week : 2-4

Pre Season
GOALS:

  • Correct movement patterns or deficiencies
  • Peak speed, power, and agility (emphasis on competitive, sport-specific drills)
  • Incorporating sports skills into training
  • Work with sports medicine staff regarding injuries and rehabilitation needs
  • Training Sessions per Week : 2-4

In Season
GOALS:

  • Correct movement patterns or deficiencies
  • Promoting full pre-competition recovery
  • Continue to improve soft tissue quality and mobility
  • Maintain sport-specific conditioning
  • Maintain or improve speed, power, and strength
  • Work with sports medicine staff regarding injuries and rehabilitation needs
  • Training Sessions per Week : 2-3
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