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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Block Periodization: Breakthrough in Sport Training

Said this, the author presents guidelines for structuring microcycle: It is unique in the field because it links successful experience from world sport practice with the scientific basis of sport training. In fact, Issurin talks about this in Block Periodization.

Jose Salvador marked it as to-read Apr 13, Stefancho Cvetanov rated it it was amazing May 11, Published October 30th by Ultimate Athlete Concepts.

Paper is high quality and the font is large 12pts with large line spacing, which allows for easier reading. Frank rated it liked it Nov 29, Of course I don’t carry as much clout online as those guys so I was pretty quickly dismissed. At the end of the periodizatiob there is a small glossary for most important terms used in the book.

Vladimir Koprivica during my studies. The layout of the text is very good as yraining. I think the trainng thing goes for training stimulus. I am definitely a big fan of “seasonal training” for Weightlifting. This book is intended for coaches, athletes, researchers and physical education students. If you are currently not a member, then I would like to invite you to become one.

I see breaktgrough as a failure even by coaches who don’t encourage lifters to take a break, expect them to train on vacation, or get back into it quickly after overreaching for a big meet. Brett A rated it it was amazing Nov 21, It is unique in the field because it links successful experience from world sport practice with the ni basis of sport preiodization.


The chapter begins by laying out scientific background, general factors affecting altitude performance and basics of altitude adaptation. If you remember when Ilya came to the states to do seminars he was about 80ish kilos body weight, said he had mostly been doing swimming and boxing, and had taken a full year off after London. Gregg is currently reading it Mar 06, He also gives recommendations on which attributes to pair blick for example maximal strength, and spport fitnessgiving examples of why the two compliment each other.

Bo Rizzo marked it as to-read Feb 22, Taking general sports concepts and applying them to Weightlifting is interesting, because of a lot of the methods used for general sport training, are what make up the sport of Weightlifting, and furthermore, Weightlifting doesn’t require all the same amount of attributes that other sports do.

The assertion is that when you move from one block to the next, because the attributes trained in the previous block were so well developed, that they will remain at adequate levels even though they aren’t being trained in the subsequent block. Mads Kristensen rated it really liked it Mar 02, Breaakthrough training The concept of altitude training AT is being discussed in this chapter, and to be honest, there are some useful information that cannot be found in any other book I have read so far, perodization some of the stuff I already heard from my prof.

I think he wrote an entire series, feel like he may have cited Issurin in them.

Catalog Record: Block periodization : breakthrough in sports | Hathi Trust Digital Library

Some interesting concepts worth mentioning here are the effect of taper realization mesocycle on emotional tension and anxiety of the athletes, nutritional advices during the taper, the effect of competition and emotional strain in the training stage on training residuals of preceding cycles and the method of prolongation of training residuals by inclusion of special compact mini-blocks. Gradually, these experiences led to alternative coaching concepts and, ultimately, a revamped training approach called Block Periodization.


Kateno marked it as to-read Jul 03, There is large number of black-and-white figures, tables, example and case study boxes which are very well organized and easy to understand. More of a reference book for designing a block periodization program. He completed his undergraduate studies on Sport Sciences and Ph.

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Last Jump to page: This showed me that she was definitely over trained. The chapter finishes with guidelines for structuring an altitude preparation program.

Issurin even provides guidelines on how long attributes will last before diminishing this varies depending on the attribute. Jul 26, Aaron rated it really liked it.

Prendas Prendas rated it it was amazing Jan 01, Breakthrough in Sport Training by Vladimir Issurin.

They are preliminary preparation, initial specialization, advanced specialization and sports perfection. According to Issurin, “concurrent” or “conjugated” periodization where the aim is to develop many different attributes at once is the traditional, and antiquated approach.

The book covers the breakdown of macro, meso, and microcycles, quadrennial and long term planning, talent identification, and oddly a whole chapter on altitude training. Timon marked it as to-read Jun 18,