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Strength & Conditioning Workshop Cork IT

POSTED:

There will be a Strength & Conditioning workshop taking place on Wednesday 22nd of October from 7-9pm at Cork IT. It takes place in the red brick building located next to the track stand. The workshop is open to all athletes & coaches aged 16+ only. The cost is €5 payable on the night at registration 6.45-7pm. The workshop will be run by Michael Carroll, see bio below and details of what is to be covered in the workshop.

Workshop Content

Theory

  • Physiological and Biomechanical needs analysis of running
  • Pros and cons of athlete screening and assessments
  • Evidence based strategies to improve running economy (key area by which s&c seems to be of benefit to runners)
  • How to fit S&C into a weekly plan
  • Q+A

Practical

  • Basic screening + Assessment
  • Plyometrics/power training for runners - from basic to advanced, and how to choose appropriate level
  • Q&A

Michael Carroll Bio

  • BSc Sport & Exercise Science UL (1:1)
  • S&C coach to All-Ireland winning Cork Senior Camogie team 2014
  • Fitnessworx and Moveworx affiliated S&C / Rehabilitation coach working with a broad range of people ranging from athletes in multiple sports to general population seeking to improve performance and reduce pain.
  • Working with some AAI Munster Performance Squad Endurance athletes

For further information please contact Regional Development Officer Steven Macklin at steven@athleticsireland.ie or 0876335565. 

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