By Mike Tuchscherer on 06/04/2020
In this video, Mike Tuchscherer is providing practical advice for planning the week. According to Mike, the template is not a program, but the order of work for a given week. To design an efficient template, follow these six steps explained in this lesson.
By Mike Tuchscherer on 27/03/2020
In this module, Mike Tuchscherer will teach you (1) how to classify exercises, (2) assess weak ranges of motion, and (3) determine the focus of exercises. This module consists of three videos, each delving into the aforementioned objectives.
By Mike Tuchscherer on 22/03/2020
In these two videos of the Microcycle Course, Mike Tuchscherer is providing an overview of the needed background knowledge. This includes the discussion on the principles of training: specificity, overload, fatigue management, variation, periodization, and a quick mention of the auto-regulations.
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 Mladen Jovanovic on 09/03/2020
We are delighted to announce that the two excellent strength training courses by one of the leading powerlifting athletes and coaches, Mike Tuchscherer, will soon be available for Complementary Training members.
By Mladen Jovanovic on 03/03/2020
In this video I am explaining two ‘Small World’ models that I have used to create rich catalogue of set and and rep schemes: Perc Drop and RIR Increment. Watch the video to find out more about these models.
By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/02/2020
What is the rationale behind making a distinction between ‘grinding’ and ‘ballistic’ load-exertion tables? Find out how useful this is in the video
By Mladen Jovanovic on 12/02/2020
Do you need to reinvent the wheel everytime the strength training program changes? Find out how the ‘modularity’ concept can help you out in the first video instalment of the Set and Rep Schemes series.
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...
By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/12/2019
Review is about demonstrating the performance while comparing it to expected performance or outcome/performance goals or objectives. Retrospective is about understanding and improving the process underlying performance (which can be considered analysis of the dose, current state and plan and how it affects the response). Read more...