Sports Team Training

Sports Team Training

Overview of The Importance / Benefits of Training

Author : Sheldon Scipio, Director of Caribbean Business at Alobi, and Sports Trainer/Physio

Overall: Training should form an integral part of all athlete’s daily routines. Why Train:Training allows the body to gradually build up strength, endurance, improve skill levels and build motivation, and very important, confidence.

Education:Training improves knowledge of the sport as more importantly enable them to learn the importance of having a healthy mind and body.

Physical: In terms of physical effects of training, regular exercise increases muscle tone, facilitates good circulation, improves strength, agility and flexibility and improves the rate of waste product disposal. Recovery time: Regular training {regularity depends on the level} also speeds up recovery time following physical exercise; this enables the body to cope with the demands of training more effectively and makes it more resistant to injury and illness. Recovery time being veru essential, as this determines when next the Athlete can train again after Training sessions, games, and on return from injury.

Mental: Training also has benefits for mental health as it improves concentration and increases self-esteem. Fit Athletes feel much better about themselves, and easily adopt a winning mentality.

Examples of training methods

There are several different types of training; common examples focus on speed and strength training and endurance training and include interval training, circuit training, fartlek training and plyometric training. The training method will depend on the individual’s sport; they may use a number of different methods in order to enhance all areas of their performance. The use of these types depend on the sport, level, and group of individuals, Team.

Training tips

Experts recommend training is varied and tailored to specific individual or team needs; this helps to keep players motivated, establish individual and team goals and improve cohesion. ATTENTION: Athletes at all levels, should take care to rest fully between training sessions; this will help to prevent over training, which can have negative effects on performance and contributes to injuries. Training should be serious and demanding but it should also be enjoyable; this will boost morale and help to keep players interested and relaxed. Sessions should not be too easy or too demanding; they should be tailored to suit the appropriate level to facilitate improvement but prevent injury and a lack of self-confidence. There is no one size fits all.

Author – Sheldon Scipio

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