Planning The In-season Microcycle In Soccer Part 9: Revisiting ‘Physical Themes Derived From Tactical Periodisation’By Hamish Munro on 24/07/2018
Reflection has often (but by no means always) been overlooked and underutilised within the strength and conditioning, sport science and performance enhancement arena. When reflecting back on the presentation I published on our 2015/2016 in-season setup, many things have changed while many haven’t – as is the way in performance enhancement.
By Mladen Jovanovic on 19/09/2017
Tony Strudwick does fantastic job in this video explain what it takes to build High Performance culture and what is the role of sport science in it. It is very interesting how he addresses the “big elephants” of the High Performance.
By Mladen Jovanovic on 29/01/2017
I recently joined my old club FK RAD as S&C coach, helping them with the pre-season. Having the skin in the game again, it made me realize that there are a lot of things that struggle me and I don’t have a clear checklist for dealing with them. So, I will most likely be trying to organize my thoughts...
By Mladen Jovanovic on 17/09/2016
The use of tactical periodisation to outlay the physical impetus for the in season micro cycle in football.
By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/09/2016
I’ve designed a simple 6 weeks running program for soccer, something that you can use with your athletes on the break or have it in your toolbox and apply it if needed in the RTP protocols or as extra conditioning. To make this program more individually tailored, I’ve used MAS – maximum aerobic speed.
By Mladen Jovanovic on 31/07/2014
With the World Cup behind our backs and German team as the winner, we can start reflecting what went good and what went wrong. And we are pretty sure that everything went great with the German National Team. So it is a great privilege to be able to interview Darcy Norman who is part of the German National Team…
By Mladen Jovanovic on 27/07/2014
Paraskevas Polychronopoulos is strength and conditioning coach from Greece where he works for an amateur team. He was kind enough to share his template.
By Mladen Jovanovic on 28/06/2014
I will jump straight to the case – with soccer players it is far more important to make them go regularly to the gym and to perform basic compound lifts than it is about some fancy exercises and set & rep schemes. It is about building habit, team culture and trust in the strength program.
By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/06/2014
In this article I have presented something that’s called “summated microcycle”, the solution I first read about in Total Soccer Fitness by Ian Jeffreys.
By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/05/2014
I will use this installment to share some thought on “Recovery mini-block”, which is one of four parts of microcycle: recovery, load, taper and game. I will focus on starters (see concept of functional groups in previous installments: starters, bench, reserves) and focus on one game per week, although this discussion can expand to two games per week as...