Friday, December 4, 2009

Post Season Analysis

The following is an article I wrote for Finishline-Multisport for the month of December. It's a timely piece, with a lot of relevancy for athletes who have finished up their season.

Post Season Analysis

Analysis of fitness is a key to improvement and performance, and is something I do on a regular basis with my athletes. However, sometimes it is best to sit back and look at the bigger picture of fitness and performance. This is why coaches set-up an annual training plan at the beginning of the season, which structures the year to build fitness across a spectrum of time.

Another great time to do this, which is often overlooked, is the end of the season. Analysis of how the season went, and how it could have been improved is a key component of planning for the following season.

One of the exercises I have my athletes do is write out the answers to the following questions, so we can better assess the season...

Read the rest here at

Coach Vance

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