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Principles of Training.

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Principles of Training To achieve my aims and objectives I used the principles of training to help me. I used specificity to concentrate on certain aspects to improve my game, e.g. I went swimming to improve my cardio vascular fitness, because this is probably the best ay to do it and I also like swimming a lot, which makes my training a bit more interesting. I used overload to make sure that the training I am doing is taking effect an to make sure that I am progressing. I used frequency to increase the number of times I trained. I used intensity to increase how hard I trained e.g. pushing myself to the limit. ...read more.


Continuous training was used when I went jogging. I used interval training when I was swimming, I started off by swimming 4 lengths of the pool and then having a 1 minute rest, I then gradually increased the amount of lengths that I swam and made the rest periods shorter so that I could overload my training. I used resistance training when I went in the gym, this was to help me in basketball so I could be more aggressive whilst playing. And finally I used circuit training when I went to basketball practice, mainly to improve my shooting, defending, working as a team and to further my knowledge of the game. I designed a circuit plan that we used at basketball training: Circuit Plan for Basketball Overall Aim: To improve hand to eye co-ordination, agility, strength and speed required to play basketball. ...read more.


On the ball screens (5 minutes) 5. Shooting under pressure (out of 10) 6. Off the ball screens (5 minutes) 7. Free throws (out of 10) 8. Suicide run (twice) 9. 30 seconds rest 10. 3 man weave (3 times) 11. Rebounding off backboard (Whole team 50 - twice) 12. Dribble around cones (3 times) 13. Game of killer to finish off. Cool Down: 1. Slow jog around sports hall 2. Stretch out muscles (hold longer than warm up) Review: I think this circuit plan went very well and has been tested and proved to be very successful with the players. I plan to talk to the local basketball coach to see if I can get some more tips on how to improve my circuit so it does not become boring for the participants. ...read more.

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