Strength and Conditioning for Squash: A guide for coaches and athletes of all levels (Paperback)

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Squash is widely regarded as one of the most physically and mentally challenging sports, yet players and coaches have never previously had access to a comprehensive resource guiding them on the optimal strategies to prepare for competition.

Written by a coach with over a decade of experience, including coaching World Top 20 ranked players in the men's and women's game. Strength and Conditioning for Squash outlines actual training programmes and methods utilised by elite squash players to reach the highest levels of the game. All aspects of training and preparation for squash are covered, including:

- How to construct effective long-term training plans

- Performance testing and athlete monitoring

- Training to develop speed, fitness, strength and power

- Injury prevention and management

- Recovery and preparation strategies for matches and training

- Nutrition and Psychology

Whether you are an eager beginner or working with an experienced pro, Strength and Conditioning for Squash has something for everyone.

Chapter 1: Fitness for Squash

Chapter 2: Training Planning and Programming

Chapter 3: Performance Testing and Athlete Monitoring

Chapter 4: Speed and Agility

Chapter 5: Strength, Power and Resistance Training

Chapter 6: Stretching and Flexibility

Chapter 7: Psychology of Squash Training and Competition

Chapter 8: Nutrition: Fuelling Performance

Chapter 9: Preparation and Recovery

Chapter 10: Injury management and prevention Bonus material

Chapter 11: Coaching Philosophy and Guiding Principles

Product Details
ISBN: 9781527289628
ISBN-10: 1527289621
Publisher: Create Strength Publishing
Publication Date: April 29th, 2021
Pages: 346
Language: English