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Introduction
LTPD Pathway
Functional Screening
Anatomical Adaptation
Game Demands
Conditioning for Rugby
Periodisation in Rugby
Content
Questions

The principles of training

Summary

When used and applied to planning a programme, the principles of training are guidelines that will ensure better gains and maintenance of fitness. The principles described here will allow the Strength and Conditioning coach to plan and review the work and recovery schedules. Players will display an individual response to both adaptation and recovery. The Strength and Conditioning coach will be in a better position to ensure that all team members adapt positively when the principles are applied.