Training for contact sports

by Resident Coach Matt Griffiths

Predominantly people will turn to strength coaches to improve performance in many disciplines. Contact sports have many variables to consider that are not as commonplace in the gym.
This article will be at a basic level, it would be unfair to each sport to suggest there is a generic style that will work and encompass all disciplines, however as a rough guide to many of the similar principles involved it should give people enough to work with to tailor their training further, and if they are really keen to note the difference it makes and seeks further coaching should they choose to push their knowledge and training to the next level.