The assumption behind this pre-season rugby training program is that you have a sound background in strength and conditioning training, are currently injury-free (and want to stay that way), have just completed a good off-season period of training, and are getting ready for the upcoming competitive season.
Pre-season | 4-week training plan. by Dan Cottrell in Pre-season, Rugby drills. PRINT. INTRO | WEEK1 | WEEK 2 | WEEK 3 | WEEK 4. Every team wants to start the season well. Use these sessions to build your players’ form and fitness so that they are ready to go on that first whistle. It’s a fact of coaching life that every year, when you return to the club for the first session of pre-season training, you’ll find that your players are a little tentative after a summer of inactivity.
Rugby League Pre Season Drill 1: Dragons Tail. Rugby League features a number of short bursts of high intensity activity, including tackling and sprinting. According to GPS data, a NRL player spends approximately 6% of the game maximally sprinting or running.
Programme Type: 10 Week Rugby Pre-Season Programme Training Level: Advanced This Programme is designed for those with an advanced level of strength and fitness training experience. Introduction Welcome to Gyms.co.nz fitness programmes. We hope you find the 10 week training
The 9-week, pre-season training program that was implemented before the in-season spring semester is described below. The training program is based on the concept of periodization, which manipulates frequency, duration, intensity, volume and specificity. Definitions of terms are as follows: Frequency: Number of training sessions per week.
PRE-SEASON – Jan/Feb to Mar/Apr Consists of intense aerobic/anaerobic work 2 – 3 times per week … 400 metre interval work … endurance … long/short sprints … circuits … skills … STRENGTH. Having developed a good BASE during off-season weight training you are ready to build on that base throughout the pre-season.
The great thing about rugby pre-season training is that this is the one time of the year that allows you to adopt a more focussed approach and make much faster progress than normal. For example, it isn’t uncommon to gain more strength in a dedicated 4-6 week block of strength training than in the rest of the entire season.
Box Squat with Bands 12 sets x 2 @ 50% week1, 55% week 2, 60% week 3 then work up to a new max and restart the progressions. Box Squat with Weight Releasers 8 sets x 2 @ 50% week1, 55% week 2, 60% week 3 (increase release weight each set so that last 3 sets are above your best weight for a single.