Training Theory: High School Throwers Matt Lydum, Defiance College January 27, 2005. “It takes 10 years of extensive training to excel in anything.” Herbert Simon - Nobel Laureate.
Herbert Simon - Nobel Laureate
Theories about training are generally based on yearly (or longer) cycles. The High School Coach faces challenges using these principles to create a training plan for a very short season.
Much of how we think and talk about training theory is based on two big ideas.
H. SELYE introduced the concept of General Adaptation, from which we derive supercompensation.
L. MATVEYEV described the relationship between volume and intensity and how it related to timing a peak performance.
Fundamentals of Sports Training Progress Publishers: Moscow, 1982.
Med. Ball Routine 1 longer) cycles. The High School Coach faces challenges using these principles to create a training plan for a very short season.
Between legs forward
Between legs back
Over the head f’ward
Hammer release left
Hammer release rt.
Partner shot left
Partner shot rt.
Push press for ht.
One leg tuck right
One leg tuck left
360° rocket left
360° rocket right
4 count squat thrustsMoves & Units (examples)
RANGE or VARIABLE INTENSITY THROWING
The “system” is not conducive to classical periodization…
Within the brief high school season…
Use week-day dual meets as training days (sample training program at a meet)
(perhaps some drills or more throws if appropriate)
*It is widely accepted that eating a healthy snack soon after a strenuous training or competition aids recovery.
Inability to adapt well to training