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2 Things I Know For Sure About Conditioning

Athletes need physical conditioning. Its one of the most trained physical abilities. What is Conditioning? Conditioning is the ability to repeat a certain effort with minimal fatigue.  Classic examples are team sports like Soccer, American Football, Basketball, Ice hockey and all combat sports. In those sports it is crucial to keep[…]

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The Three Types of Coaches

By definition, coaching is a form of development in which a person called a coach supports a learner or client in achieving a specific personal or professional goal by providing training, advice and guidance. Occasionally, coaching may mean an informal relationship between two people, of whom one has more experience and expertise than the other[…]

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„Simple, but not easy“

„Simple, but not easy“ Dean Lister This is a quote that Grappling World Champion Dean Lister uses all the time when he gives training sessions and seminars in grappling and BJJ to describe a technique. And its one of the best quotes I have heard last year as it hits many nails[…]

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The Task of the YPSI Training Camps

„In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.“ To get the most out of any educational experience, theory must be combined with practice for optimal information retention and a maximal learning effect. With seminars on training that means next to understanding training, program design,[…]

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What is Micro-Periodization?

The term Periodization is generally known in Sports Science. It defines the division of training programs into individual cycles in which the individual training parameter sets, repetitions, tempo and pause – as well as exercises, frequency, total volume, average intensity and peak intensity are structured to allow constant, optimal, sustainable[…]

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What is Tempo?

Tempo is one of most important loading parameters as it has a major impact on the training effect. A simple example is 15 Reps is not 15 Reps. 15 Reps at a 1010 Tempo is 30 seconds total time under tension. 15 Reps at a 3010 Tempo is 60 seconds[…]

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Catering during the YPSI Training Camps and Seminars

From the next  YPSI Training Camp, YPSI Semi Private Internship YPSI Nutrition Seminar (Module 4) and the YPSI Modules 5-6 on, the Premium Meal Prep Service “Your Fitmeal” will exclusive cater meals for the participants of the Camps. Your FitMeal, thats ready to eat meals. Every meal contains 300g high-quality „Animal“ and 200g high-quality „Plant“. Animal[…]

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Power Squat vs. Olympic Squat

One of the most common discussions in the training world is whats the better Squat – a Lowbar or Highbar Squat? Similar than the discussion between a Squat with elevated heels and flat heels, there is no best Squat. Both Techniques, the Lowbar Squat which I call Power Squat and the[…]

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