The design of a judo-specific strength and conditioning programme
Tuesday 01st June 2010 - Article 6
Effective strength and conditioning programmes are designed to optimally prepare athletes to meet the specific demands of their particular sport. To appreciate the unique demands of any sport a needs analysis of that sport must first be performed. This article presents has been separated into two parts. The first part of this article explores the latest findings from the literature in regards to the specific technical and metabolic demands that Judo competition exerts on participants.