The Golf Fitness System - Level 1
Periodisation - Making a Plan
The term periodisation has been used with most Olympic sports for a number of years. Its application to golf has been virtually non-existent. Or has it?
'Periodisation is a process of dividing the annual plan into small phases of training in order to allow a programme to be set into more manageable segments and to ensure a correct peaking for the main competition(s) of the year". (Bompa, 1983).
These phases are called:
A simple plan would have one competition period per year with all preparation geared toward that period. For most competitive golfers there is only one competitive period per year. It lasts 12 months! So what then is the best format for golf when the competition period is not clearly defined?
Introduction | The Golf Fitness System Level 1
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"Get Fit for Golf" books - Part 1 and Part 2 | Club Golfer CD
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