Periodization Planner


I have gone back to the periodization chart from the USATF II Course but decided to use the modified version that was a little more Stephen Few compliant. An easy way to do this analog style is a sheet of graph paper landscape wise and then place the total weeks of training and competition on the X axis, and have a list of benchmarks vertically with the top being priority. Tempo volumes and various graphs are nice, but time and needs are the key variables. Charlie has done a great job with this with his Key Concepts product as the relationships between time and emphasis demonstrate what the most vital parameters in a program. The great thing about using Excel is that template becomes the report during each phase, illustrated in the slide. Plan, record, update.

Carl Valle

Carl Valle

Track & Field Coach
Carl is an expert coach who has produced champions in swimming, track and numerous other sports. He is one of the foremost experts in the fields of nutrition and restoration.
Carl Valle

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