Strength and conditioning for judo

Strength and conditioning for judo

by Andy Burns, Mike Callan
23rd January, 2017

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Judo is a dynamic Olympic sport that requires a wide range of physical attributes and skills. It is the second largest participation sport in the world after football, and estimates suggest there are 20 million judoka (practitioners of judo) just in Europe. However strength and conditioning are prerequisites for an aspiring judoka, and this book is essential reading for judo coaches, strength and conditioning professionals, and judoka alike. Topics cover include: needs analysis of judo; building strength and delivering power; co-ordination, speed and agility; the importance of nutrition; and finally, injury prevention and maximizing recovery.

Details & Specs

Author: Andy Burns Mike Callan

Publisher: The Crowood Press

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781785002564

Publication Date: 23rd January, 2017

Pages: 160

Dimensions: 242 x 172 x 11 mm

Notes: illustrations (colour)

Availability: Out of stock

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