The RFU Guide for Coaches - Fitness and Conditioning is the Rugby Football Union's definitive statement on the importance of fitness in the club game and the best ways to achieve the optimum condition to play effectively and safely. It is intended as a source of guidance for coaches at all levels of the game, as well as for players looking for advice on improving their fitness. Packed with drills and coaching programmes throughout, this clear and comprehensive handbook includes helpful sections on: structuring the training year; speed and agility; strength and power; flexibility; core strength and stability; diet and nutrition; fitness testing; pre-match preparation and post-match recovery; and sports psychology.
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(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
A & C Black Publishers Ltd
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Author Biography - Ian Taplin
Ian Taplin and Richard Horner work for the Rugby Football Union at Twickenham as Rubgy Development Officers.