By Lukas Pezenka on 21/12/2020
There are different camps when it comes to the best periodization model. Some coaches prefer block periodization, others have achieved great success with linear models. In this article, Lukas Pezenka outlines a narrative-based framework that he used with one of his MMA athletes at the Austrian 2020 nationals.
By Lukas Pezenka on 12/03/2020
Physical preparation in combat sports is a very tricky and complex endeavor. Read this article and find out how fighter and coach Lukas Pezenka approaches the physical development of combat athletes.
By Lukas Pezenka on 23/01/2020
Training fighters pose unique challenges to the coach. An uncertain schedule, the lack of a dedicated off-season, the high amount of skill training and the mixed bioenergetic demands of the sport, challenge periodization models that have been devised primarily for a track and field. Read more...