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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Trivia About Block Periodizati My best lifter Mackenzie had a string of injuries one year of training, and it kept her lifting to a minimum. Jul 26, Aaron rated it really liked it.

The book is organized into 5 chapters and it has about pages. All times are GMT Many of the books written by American coaches are based solely on their experiences, and lack scientific citation.

So, the anwer depends on the situation you deal with. Since professor Issurin has lived in Israel and works as a researcher in the Sports Science Department, is a professional consultant of the Israel Olympic National teams, and is a multi-champion of Israel Masters swimmiing.

This begs the question, are there enough varying attributes that need to be trained to make a true block periodization program worthwhile? To conclude, BP has its place and this book is currently the best there is on this subject. Paper is high quality and the font is large 12pts with large line spacing, which allows for easier reading.


Marco marked it as to-read Nov 03, Jose Salvador marked it as to-read Apr 13, Most college aged athletes and younger, will not need all of these ideas. Kari Koskinen marked it as to-read Oct 08, 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.

Block Periodization: Breakthrough in Sport Training

As a member of the national Olympic delegations he took part in five Olympic Games; twice as a team leader of the Israeli kayak and swimming national teams and Some interesting concepts worth mentioning here are the effect of taper realization mesocycle on emotional tension and anxiety bbreakthrough the athletes, nutritional advices during the taper, the effect breakthrougg 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.

Ivan Ivic added it Jul 07, periodizatuon The energy systems needed are straight forward, the muscle type needed is straight forward, and other attributes like proprioception, flexibility and agility are in a controlled environment so they’re rather static. Particulars regarding quadrennial planning breaktgrough given for preparing highly qualified athletes.

You are already pushing at maximum effort, you have no where to go from there. Cody Lasko marked it as to-read Aug 14, This book is intended for coaches, athletes, researchers and physical education students. Special attention was given to workload trends in preparing older and experienced athletes and their younger counterparts. Kosta Novakovic rated it liked it Nov 17, Last edited by FFF; at In fact, Issurin talks about this in Block Periodization.


Altitude traaining The concept of altitude training AT is brsakthrough 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, although some of the stuff I already heard from my prof.

Further, the three types of mesocycles proposed by BPC are considered with respect to duration, content and monitoring of training.

Block Periodization: Breakthrough in Sports Training – Vladimir Issurin – Google Books

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

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. The layout of the text is very good as well. Certainly LSUS has definitive “blocks” that focus basically on different amounts of volume, but according to Issurin, true block periodization is a lot more structured and specific than just that.