Students will be able to use the facilities at the Northcroft Leisure Centre, signing out at the school their House office and walking to the venue where a second register is taken. This option allows students to utilise the fitness suite, swimming pool, sports hall and squash courts as each student will carry out a structured exercise programme. By the end of the year students will understand the benefits of exercise and how to exercise safely in a gym.
One week introduction to theory in school.
Students will rotate on a six week basis between the following facilities and the corresponding type of training.
Fitness suite: Resistance and endurance training.
Principle of training – overload and specificity.
Swimming pool: Interval training, water safety and active recovery.
Principle of training – progression and reversibility
Sports hall and squash courts: Cross training (recreational Badminton, basketball, indoor football and squash)
Principle of training – FITT and professional athletes out of season activities.