Monthly Archives: November 2013

Multi-jumps / plyometrics

Just watching the UCoach module on Multi-jumps / plyometrics available here.

I like the look of the Hop and Stick diagonal exercise for use with fellrunners and orienteers.  Lateral landings are a normal part of that style of running and this looks like a good exercise to reinforce the legs for these. Read more

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Scottish CPD Aviemore

I had another fun session up in Aviemore, Scotland at the invite of the Scottish Orienteering Association.  I covered a number of aspects of fitness for orienteering:

  • Developing a model for the range of areas of fitness required for orienteering
  • How to coach the High Knee Drill, from standing, walking, to extending into running
  • Up hill technique
  • Down hill technique
  • A strength and conditioning circuit that doesn’t need a gym

Generally people were pretty tired at the end of the session. Read more

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