The IRFU’s Athletic Efficiency Management group lately recorded a spherical desk dialogue overlaying a spread of subjects related to supporting elite gamers and people concerned in elite pathway programmes.
The dialogue was hosted by Nick Winkelman the IRFU’s Head of Elite Efficiency and Science and options perception from the Athletic Efficiency Leads in any respect 4 provinces – Charlie Higgins (Leinster Rugby), Tom Clough (Ulster Rugby), Dave Howarth (Connacht Rugby) and Denis Logan (Munster Rugby – 2018-2020).
Additionally contributing from the IRFU are Orlaith Curran (Ladies’s Rugby Athletic Efficiency Coach), Ed Slattery (7s Athletic Efficiency Coach), Allan Temple Jones (Head of Athletic Efficiency Sevens – 2018-2021) and Andy Whale (Information Scientist).
The broad ranging dialogue covers a large number of subjects together with; (approx occasions in brackets)
- Learnings from Covid lock-down (00:00:45)
- Covid Influenced Athletic Efficiency Methods (00:06:10)
- Contact Preparation (00:11:15)
- Testing (00:20:25)
- Monitoring (00:28:41)
- Statistics (00:36:48)
- Pathway Golf equipment/Faculties (00:41:41)
- Programming (00:49:30)
- Deceleration Coaching (00:58:01)
- Velocity (01:03:32)
- Feminine and Male Athlete Variations (01:10:18)
- Recommendation for Athletic Growth Coaches (01:17:19)