Training structure and planning

Training structure and planning

Underperformance syndrome – how youth rugby coaches are using psychology to raise their players’ game

In professional sport, coaches are under intense pressure to perform. Coaches have a tendency to tackle poor performance by increasing training load(1), which may actually exacerbate the problem rather than solving it. Underperformance can be caused by a number of factors, including injury, fatigue, loss of confidence or motivation, relationship problems (within or outside the […]

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