strength and conditioning

Sprinting for wrestling

Sprinting for wrestling

Sprinting for sports performance is a common theme. Many different athletes use sprinting to increase anaerobic capacity, aerobic capacity and develop leg power. While the use of sprinting in a field sport like rugby is understood and the transfer of skill and energy system is direct; do similar transfers make sprinting for non-field/non-running sports valuable?(…)

The importance of warming-up

The importance of warming-up

Pictured above-centre is Lawrence Dallaglio leading his Wasps R.F.C. teammates in their warm-up. Dallaglio was a key player when England won the rugby world cup in 2003, being the only player to play in all games. A good warm-up is the essential starting point before any training session or competitive contest. This is true for u12(…)