An Overview of Traditional Approaches to Periodization

I am asked all of the time by young coaches what it takes to become a highperformance coach. My first piece of advice? Find a quality mentor. The second? Take control of your own coaching education. I recommend using curriculum-based schools or systems for staple knowledge and fundamentals, but when it comes to understanding high performance training systems or methodologies, research it out on your own and speak to experienced coaches . . . you may be surprised at what you find.


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5 replies
  1. Dave Ratcliffe
    Dave Ratcliffe says:

    As expected. A well-written and easily understood article which helps to remind me of and reinforce my current philosophy.


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