This one day workshop explores the use of Pilates exercises to improve the skill, strength and performance of cyclists. This unique program has been developed by APPI founder and elite age group triathlete Glenn Withers in consultation with elite level cyclists from the team GB squad. On the course, you will review the biomechanics and key physical attributes for cycling, as well as review the typical injuries seen and their contributing factors. Applying sound training principles, you will also explore the development of a high level, cycling specific Pilates programe.
Attendees will learn and understand:
Lectures will cover:
- the key aspects of cycling biomechanics and performance
- the aetiology of cycling injuries and their contributing factors
- the role of Pilates in the cycling training
- how to effectively and appropriately train a cyclist using the APPI Pilates Method
- the use of visualisation and various feedback methods to improve cycling performance
Workshops will cover:
- Cycling biomechanics and performance
- Aetiology of cycling injuries
- Role of APPI Pilates Method in cycling training
- Pilates for Cyclist class
- Use of matwork Pilates with the cyclist&
- Use of functional Pilates exercises specific to the cyclist
- Case study and programme design
CPD 1 day (8 hours)
- APPI Certified Instructor CPD Approved (8 hours)
- REPs Level 3 Pilates Instructor CPD Approved (6 points)
The course is open to all Health and Fitness professionals with a special interest in sport based rehab. Due to the reference of Pilates based principles, APPI Matwork Level One or the attendance at a 2 day matwork course at a recognised Pilates training institution is recommended, but not compulsory, for this course.
Course Funding If your course will be funded by your employer or a 3rd party, please click here to submit the 3rd party enrollment form so we can create a invoice for payment. Please note we can not secure a course place until payment has been received in full.
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