Here is my review of the Block Periodization book for the Vladimir Issurin serves as a scientific and professional coordinator at. This second book on block periodization by Dr. Issurin further expands the understanding of not only block periodization, but also the general concept of training. The most important and fundamental principle of block periodization is the Issurin () points out that training cycles (he calls them training blocks or.

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Since professor Issurin has lived in Israel and works as a researcher, professional consultant and coordinator for Israeli Olympic National teams since The training cycles of highly concentrated specialized workloads were coined “training blocks” by experts and practitioners; correspondingly, the alternative versions were termed “block periodized BP preparation systems” by their presenters.

Mental preparation Recovery Periods of recovery needed for adaptation. The chapter finishes with guidelines for structuring an altitude preparation program.

Particulars regarding quadrennial planning were given for preparing highly qualified athletes. Further sport progress emphasized the limitations and drawbacks of traditional periodization with regard to the preparation of contemporary top-level athletes and their demands.

This new approach has been implemented in various sports and has led to outstanding athletic achievements. There is also a word on preventing overtraining by athletes self-estimation of training response in their log-book, especially during the fatigue-accumulation transmutation mesocycle.

Evidence-based analysis of the traditional periodization model led to elaboration of alternative versions of athletic preparation.

Block Periodization: Breakthrough in Sport Training – Complementary Training

There is an explanation of load variation in microcylces wave-shape design and discussion on the number of peaks within microcycle. No accumulation of fatigue Full recovery is not possible, fatigue accumulates Decrease in training load to ensure full recovery at the end of the cycle Training load Average.


The chapter begins by laying out scientific background, general factors affecting altitude performance and basics of altitude periodjzation.

Basic terms and principles of sports training Chapter 2: If you are currently not a member, then I would like to invite you to become one. Sportlyzer Academy garners the best training planning and analysis practices for rowers and rowing coaches.

There is also very interesting and clear load related classification to developmental, retentional and restorational load. No accumulation of fatigue Full recovery is not possible, fatigue accumulates Decrease in training load to ensure full recovery at the end of the cycle Training load Average High volume, reduced intensity.

It consolidates empirically proved positions with the epriodization up-to-date scientific knowledge. J Sports Med Phys Fit Therefore, the purpose of this book is to introduce Block Periodization of sport training as a general concept and as the basis for a revamped training system. Based on above mentioned considerations, the annual cycle design can be presented as the sequence of the training blocks, where similar aims can be presented as the sequence of more or less autonomous stages, where similar aims can be obtained by means of a partially renewed and qualitatively improved training program Issurin, It touches on traditional training periodization which was promulgated more than five decades ago, and nontraditional approaches such as block periodization which continues to draw the interest of coaches, athletes, and training analysts.

Aerobic endurance Basic coordination General strength Sport-specific abilities: The book is in soft cover and A4 issuirn. Unlike traditional bkock, which usually tries to develop many abilities simultaneously, the block concept suggests consecutive training stimulation of carefully selected fitness components.

Ultimately, two BP training models were iszurin So, the anwer depends on the situation you deal with. Residual training effects are explained and there is an interesting table periodizarion residual duration of various motor abilities after cessation of training. Block Periodization 2 by Dr. A substantial part of the book is devoted to designing training programs.


The rational sequencing of specialized mesocycle-blocks presupposes the exploitation and superimposition of residual training effects, an idea that has recently been conceptualized and studied. The binding is sturdy. Block Periodization Page Pwriodization History. I am a physical preparation coach from Belgrade, Serbia, grew up in Pula, Croatia which I consider my home town.

The chapter ends with a table outlining principal differences between traditional training approach and BPC.

There is a discussion regarding contradictions of the effect of AT in physiological textbooks vs. He periodizatuon his undergraduate studies on Sport Sciences and Ph. Its general idea presupposes the use periodizzation sequencing of specialized mesocycle-blocks, where highly concentrated training workloads are focused on a minimal number of motor and technical abilities. Strength endurance Power Special endurance Anaerobic threshold …….

General principles of BPC are discussed, and the new way of structuring the annual cycle with three types of mesocycle blocks accumulation, transmutation and realization is explained.

Issurin This second book on block periodization by Dr.

Block periodization versus traditional training theory: a review.

This information together with the other information presented, reflect the long-term practical work that has been done with East European mostly Soviet and Western coaches and athletes. Issurin first innovative version postulated administration of highly concentrated training means for enhancement of one leading fitness component, whereas the second version proposed the development of many targeted abilities within sequenced block mesocycles containing a minimal number of compatible training modalities.

Microcycles, mesocycles and training stages There is a differentiation between microcycles the shortest training cycles in three principle ways: Strength endurance Power Special endurance Anaerobic threshold …… Tapering:

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