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Yoga for Athletes - the science of Sequencing

21st March 2020
at Holy Cross


Yoga for Athletes - the science of Sequencing

Tutor: Anthea Sweet

Date: 21st March 2020

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: Holy Cross

Type of Event: IST Days

Places Available: 30


Aims of the Morning

To develop teachers' understanding of the science of yoga in sport
To explore key principles of sports-specific breathing

Objectives

To introduce the context and value of yoga as a sport science
To deliver an introductory yoga practice illustrative of athlete-specific yoga
To introduce the relevancy of the science of breathing to class planning

Aims of the Afternoon

To explore key principles of sports-specific movement and sequencing
To develop teachers' skills in managing athletes in class

Objectives

To introduce the relevancy of the science of sports-specific movements to class planning
To highlight the principles of successful delivery of yoga to athletes in class
To deliver a yoga practice illustrative of the requirements of a specific sport

Teaching Material Used On The Day

Handouts (for breathing and movement/sequencing)

Methods of presenting the subject

Demonstration, visual material, handouts, group work, worksheet for aiding example class p

About the Tutor

Anthea Sweet
BWY Diploma
Advanced Yoga Sports CoachTM
Head of Tutoring for Yoga Sports Science

13 years experience of teaching classes and 1:1 yoga specialising in posture and movement mechanics. Completed Gary Carter's Anatomy Series and also a qualified sports/remedial therapist treating sports injuries.

Outline plan for the day

Introduction
Opening practice: athlete foundation session
Session on breathing including practice of various sports-specific breathing techniques

Session on anatomical planes of movement, relevancy of posture to sport, sequencing
Group work to practice lesson planning using key principles
Closing practice: sequence specific to swimmers

Other information

Yoga Sport Science will provide a "BWY IST Room" within their online environment, so that teachers registering for the IST can access pre-course material including some handouts and pre-course reading and links.

Aimed at qualified teachers keen to develop their skills into working with athletes in a class environment.

Venue

Holy Cross
Park Road
Timperley
Altrincham
Cheshire
WA15 6QG

Booking

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Non-member £40.00
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