It is usual to put in an 8-12 week training plan to prepare your body for competition. How do you structure that for best effect? Here I reverse the thinking and distil what I have learnt over 15 years of competition preparation.
Running is a great component of your competition preparation. It is cheap, easily accessible and can be made light or hard depending on your level and your needs. Here I give my recommendations for times/distances for endurance and speed training as you approach a competition.
Mental Imagery is a widely used tool for improving sports performance. Generally it is defined as imagining the sporting activity in the absence of doing it physically . A rehearsal in the mind, if you will.
Practice makes perfect. Use these videos and documents to understand the grading themes better and to practise the techniques and combinations. Your opportunity to train alongside a senior GBSF examiner going through the entire technical syllabus.
The support for each grade includes the syllabus and one or two full-length video classes to follow.
Savate Literally an old shoe or boot. Kicks (coups de pied): Fouetté Literally ‘whip’, striking with the toe. Chassé Literally ‘drive away’, striking with the heel. Revers Literally ‘reverse’ motion, striking with the sole. Coup de pied bas / balayage Literally ‘low strike’ or ‘sweep’, striking with instep. Punches: (coups de poing) Direct Straight left…