National Governing Body Level 3 Course Physical Conditioning (Watford)

Date: 21/04/2019 Price: £25.00

This course is restricted to people 18 years or older looking to gain a better insight into basic physiology and the assessment and testing of physical conditioning to enable participants to reach their maximum physical potential within their chosen sport. No previous experience is required. This course is open to BCCMA members and non-members alike. Please note that course places must be booked on the system in advance, places will not be available on the day.

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The course is designed to give existing coaches a better insight into basic physiology and the assessment and testing of physical conditioning to enable participants to reach their maximum physical potential within their chosen sport. This course focuses on understanding the requirements of standardised testing protocols to determine the current strengths and weaknesses of their participants and give sufficient understanding and knowledge to design appropriate programmes to enhance the development of their people.

The course will start at 10am and finish around 5pm

Muscles and Movement
The Skeletal Muscles of the Body
Muscle Contractions Need Energy
The Creatine Phosphate System
The Lactic Acid System
Oxygen Debt
The Aerobic System
Muscle Speed
Data Collection & Analysis
Testing Your People
Physical Data
Performance Tests
Testing Aerobic Fitness
Cardio Respiratory Power
Harvard Step Test
Strength & Power
Explosive Strength
Vertical Jump Test
Strength General
Curl-Up Test
Flexibility / Balance
Sit-And Reach
Side-Bending of the Trunk
Motor Fitness Balance
'T' Drill Speed Agility Test
How to Improve Fitness
Pen and Paper for personal notes, however a copy of the course notes will be provided in PDF format and will be sent with your certificate to the email address you use to book your place on the course.
Laptop although not essential you may wish to bring your own as the BCCMA only provide two laptops for student use.
Loose clothing or tracksuit to allow you to participate in the testing regime which will be conducted throughout the day.
Venue: Dan Tien Centre, The Harebreaks, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD24 6NJ
Free car Park: Behind building and unrestricted parking on surrounding roads. [travel times: Brent Cross to M1 Jn.5 20mins; Euston to Watford Jnc. 15 mins]
Travel: M1 Jn.5 Northbound or Jn.6 Southbound; M25 Jn.19 cw or Jn.21a ccw
British Rail: Watford Junction – short walk away and your Oyster card is valid (0.9 mile along St Albans Rd)
Nearest Underground: Watford Metropolitan line (2 miles from venue – mini cab kiosk beside station)
Buses:*No.8 bus (every 20 mins) 5 minute ride Wat. Junc. to Harebreaks Maude Crescent (or any bus travelling up St. Albans road can drop you off 5 min walk from Harebreaks)