Block Periodization has 22 ratings and 2 reviews. Aaron said: The theory in this book is meant for athletes training at an elite level. Most college aged. “Mixed training produces mixed results”. Stegeman, in endurance sports ( thousands km). Annual volumes of implement. Block Periodized Training. Block periodization: breakthrough in sports training / by Vladimir Issurin ; edited by Dr. Michael Yessis. Published: Michigan: Ultimate Athlete Concepts,

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Issurin talks about saving methods of recovery for highly important competitions and parts of the season.

I try to liken training to building a tolerance and trying to then lower it by detraining. Tima Oliveira marked it as to-read Oct 19, The time now is This chapter is very interesting and informative since it discuss compatibility and sequencing of training modalities I have never seen in any other book, especially not explained in such clear and to-the-pont way.

Kateno marked it as to-read Jul 03, Issurin even provides guidelines on how long attributes will last before diminishing this varies depending on the attribute.

There is a presentation of so-called dual approach to giftedness, that differs between two factors: Further, the three types of mesocycles proposed by BPC are considered with respect to duration, content and monitoring of training. The adoption of this system requires reformation of many theoretical positions and yraining guidelines, which previously seemed unshakable.

Block Periodization: Breakthrough in Sport Training – Complementary Training

However, further progress in sport science has reinforced the contradictions between traditional periodization and the successful experiences of prominent coaches and athletes. I think Tommy Kono was using this approach when training for bodybuilding then for strength and only eight weeks out of a tdaining practicing the Olympic lifts. So, the anwer depends on the situation you deal with.


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The science is great. Vladimir Koprivica during my studies.

According to Issurin, “concurrent” or “conjugated” periodization where the aim is to develop many different attributes at once is the traditional, and antiquated approach. Originally Posted by Leon Kaz. Alan Bullock marked it as to-read Jun 26, This begs the question, are there enough varying attributes that need to be trained to make a true block periodization program worthwhile?

That if you use all the methods available to you all the time they’ll lose the effect. Of course I don’t carry as much clout online as those guys so I was pretty quickly dismissed.

Block Periodization: Breakthrough in Sport Training

Breakthrougn helps you keep track of books you want to read. Since professor Issurin has lived in Israel and works as a researcher, professional consultant and coordinator for Israeli Olympic National teams since Paperbackpages. Breakthrough in Sport Training by Vladimir Issurin. Ben Thorne rated it really liked it Breaktgrough 03, Its general idea presupposes the use and sequencing of specialized mesocycle-blocks, where highly concentrated training workloads are focused on a minimal number of motor and technical abilities.

Block Periodization: Breakthrough in Sport Training by Vladimir Issurin

There is large number of black-and-white peeriodization, tables, example and case study boxes which are very well organized and easy to understand. You are already pushing at maximum effort, you have no where to go from there.


The chapter finishes with guidelines for structuring an altitude preparation program. Now she’s cutting down to the 90kg class she was at her heaviest and she’s still hitting the same totals she was prior even though she’s about 6 kilos lighter. Vince Brown marked it as to-read Nov 18, The layout of the text is very good as well.

Johnsandberg marked it as to-read Jan 11, Jesse Mcmeekin marked it as to-read Jan 14, Benjamin added trianing Mar 16, Microcycles, mesocycles and training stages There is a differentiation between microcycles the shortest training cycles in three principle ways: Issurin argues that beyond a very novice level, such programs are ineffective because they lack the total amount of focus and volume to continue to elicit adaptation.

The opinions and information in this book could be summarized as “CrossFit and Westside Conjugate method are stupid.

Rajamani added it Dec 24, This new approach has been implemented in various sports and has led to outstanding athletic achievements.