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.
Savate gradings run through a clever understanding of the different phases of a fight.
* This syllabus is that used by Great Britain Savate Federation (GBSF).
Savate Literally an old shoe or boot.