I was fortunate to spend a couple of days with Nick Grantham (www.nickgrantham.com) last month and he described programme design as “spinning plates”.
I thought this was a brilliant concept and it really summed up the way that we approach programme design with our Elite Performance Pathway programme, especially with the time limitations we have in place at present with some of the younger groups.
When I delivered the From Child to Champion lecture at Hartpury College last week one of the students asked me to expand on how I go about managing a multi-faceted approach to training. Here’s my response…
If you have an interest in strength and conditioning for young athletes and long term athlete development check out this workshop with Ian Jeffrey’s covering his tried and trusted systems for building champion athletes. Building Future Champions – 13th June 2015