10/07/2022By Mladen Jovanovic on 10/07/2022
If you happen to google “periodization”, what you might end up with are the images of: 1) Division of the annual calendar to phases; 2) Periodization of biomotor abilities; 3) Some sporadic graphs show the interplay between volume and intensity. Although these concepts can be sound from a top-down planning perspective, in real-life training is more bottom-up.
03/03/2020By 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.
21/02/2020By 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
12/02/2020By 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.
01/04/2019By Mladen Jovanovic on 01/04/2019
Continuing the previous video on the topics of quality, constructs, rate limiters, bottlenecks, as well as how we use them to approach planning, I am expanding the discussion and dig more into phenomenology and Grand Unified Theory of training.
17/02/2019By Mladen Jovanovic on 17/02/2019
In the following video series I will share my current philosophy of performance training and Agile Periodization. The first episode deals with the concepts of Quality, Rate Limiters, Interventions and three levels of analysis: phenomenological, performance and physiological.
07/12/2018By Efthymios Kyprianou on 07/12/2018
In the third and last part of this article series, we will outline and elaborate on the most essential aspects each professional must consider, when designing a weekly plan.
03/11/2018By Efthymios Kyprianou on 03/11/2018
Sometimes, coaches tend to overcomplicate their work with fancy equipment and ideas but in the end, they forget their initial target. Coaches should know their strengths and weaknesses and adjust their philosophy way of playing according to the team they are working with.
07/10/2018By Efthymios Kyprianou on 07/10/2018
Efthymios Kyprianou and Francesco Farioli wrote exceptional artical for coaches working in soccer or any other team sport. This artical is outstanding resource for every coach out there willing to understand working and planning in team sports from holistic (systemic) viewpoint.