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Velocity-Based Training With CE Exam

Velocity-Based Training With CE Exam

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    Online Course

    The package components are as follows:
    • Velocity-Based Training text
    • Continuing education exam (accessed online)
    For years strength coaches relied solely on one-repetition maximum percentages to select loads for specific phases of program design. Today, however, more and more coaches have turned to velocity-based training for its pinpoint accuracy in measuring athletes’ explosive power through the monitoring of bar and body speeds. Velocity-Based Training With CE Exam takes an in-depth look into how to best incorporate velocity-based training (VBT) into an athlete’s training program.

    In this course, you will find the following:
    • Descriptions of the different types of VBT devices and the pros and cons of each, enabling you to select the best option for your needs
    • Instructions on how to use VBT to assess athlete readiness and set specific training parameters for maximum results
    • Information on how to use VBT to ensure athletes are training at the appropriate intensity according to where they are in their yearly training plan
    • Expert guidance on how to use VBT daily with athletes of various training ages and ability levels
    • Sample programming that includes exercises, intensities, and tempos for all four training seasons (postseason, off-season, preseason, and in-season), allowing you to set thresholds that minimize the potential for undertraining or overtraining
    Eliminate the guesswork by using hard data for the design and implementation of training programs. With the help of Velocity-Based Training, you can safely and efficiently build stronger and more powerful athletes.

    Upon completing the book, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
    • Define velocity-based training (VBT) and explain the benefits of using VBT for improved performance.
    • Articulate the relationship of concentric and eccentric actions to VBT.
    • Choose the type of exercise and measuring protocol to implement VBT for desired adaptations.
    • Analyze the various tools available for VBT.
    • Explain the basic setup for linear position transducers and accelerometers.
    • Describe the four special strength zones used for VBT.
    • Connect the four special strength zones to desired adaptations of training.
    • Compare the methods of calculating a 1RM.
    • Explain the relationship between load and velocity.
    • Apply VBT to develop an individual force–velocity profile for training.
    • Recognize the relationship between the CNS and fatigue in training.
    • Describe the role of VBT in monitoring recovery and fatigue.
    • Utilize velocity-loss monitoring to stimulate specific training adaptations.
    • Apply the concept of periodization in planning for various athlete and sport needs.
    • Use VBT to train in the appropriate special strength zones throughout the year.
    • Describe the main goals of the five training phases.
    • Apply training parameters to train in the appropriate VBT special strength zones for the early off-season and mid–off-season.
    • Apply the correct velocities and velocity losses to the various types of power outcomes.
    • Recognize the impact of the characteristics of the sport on the distribution of in-season training time.
    • Identify the benefit of undulating periodization when using VBT for in-season training.
    • Explain the keys to maximizing the use of VBT in an annual training plan.

    Audience

    Strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers, and athletic trainers who work with athletes of all levels.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. What Is Velocity-Based Training?
    Chapter 1. Breaking the VBT Code
    Chapter 2. Understanding the Metrics
    Chapter 3. Tools of the Trade

    Part II. Getting Started
    Chapter 4. The Special Strength Zones
    Chapter 5. Calculating a One-Rep Max
    Chapter 6. Using Autoregulation and Velocity Loss

    Part III. Programming
    Chapter 7. Yearly Periodization Using VBT
    Chapter 8. Early Off-Season: Tissue Prep and Hypertrophy
    Chapter 9. Mid–Off-Season: Submaximal and Maximal Strengths
    Chapter 10. Late Off-Season and Preseason: Transfer to Sport-Specific Power
    Chapter 11. In-Season: Strength and Power Maintenance
    Chapter 12. Sample Programming

    Author

    Nunzio Signore is a certified strength and conditioning coach and the owner and operator of Rockland Peak Performance (RPP). He is also a member of the American Baseball Biomechanics Society (ABBS) and director of the Pitching Lab in New Jersey. For the past 10 years, he has been one of the most in-demand strength and conditioning coaches in the New York and New Jersey areas, working with players from the Minnesota Twins, Anaheim Angels, New York Yankees, New York Mets, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Seattle Mariners, to name a few. He has written articles for publications such as Inside Pitch Magazine and speaks annually at baseball clinics such as Pitch-a-Palooza, Bridge the Gap, NY Coaches Convention, Be the Best, and Inside Baseball Coaches Conventions.

    Signore also has served as an adjunct professor at St. Thomas Aquinas College, teaching theories and applications of strength and conditioning. In addition, he is a lecturer at Springfield College, SUNY Cortland, and Penn State and is affiliated with the Wake Forest Pitching Lab.

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