Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2016)
General principles of sports training
Author(s): Banish Kumar
Abstract: With the enhanced status of sports in society the provision of sports training has become very important although the need for competent training has long been recognized. Over 3000 years ago the Greeks saw the need to provide effective and efficient training for the athletes taking part in the Olympic Games. But since 1950s, many countries have recognized the importance of an effective sports training programme in a wide range of activities not only of the success in major international competitions but also for the development of healthy participants. Earlier one has only to look towards the ‘eastern block’ countries to see the value placed on success in sports. Quite good amount of money have been expended on facilities and sportspersons. But, without provision of effective sports training, any sportsperson’s potential will never be fulfilled comprehensive sports training programme is the key factors in producing the skillful high performers.