When it comes to designing programs for optimal training, Tudor Bompa's expertise is second to none. Bompa revolutionized western training methods when he introduced his groundbreaking theory of periodization in Romania in Today, periodization is the basis of every serious athlete's training. Periodization is a scientifically based method for structuring short- and long-term training plans. Grounded in current research on exercise physiology, athletic psychology, and training methodology, periodization varies the intensity and volume of training to optimize the body's ability to recover and rebuild.

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Tudor O. Bompa, the pioneer of periodization training, and Carlo A. Bompa, PhD, revolutionized Western training methods when he introduced his groundbreaking theory of periodization in his native Romania in After adopting his training system, the Eastern Bloc countries dominated international sports through the s and s.

In , Bompa began applying his principles of periodization to the sport of bodybuilding. He has personally trained 11 Olympic medalists including four gold medalists and has served as a consultant to coaches and athletes worldwide.

Bompa's books on training methods, including Theory and Methodology of Training: The Key to Athletic Performance and Periodization of Training for Sports , have been translated into 19 languages and used in more than countries for training athletes and educating and certifying coaches.

A member of the Canadian Olympic Association and the Romanian National Council of Sports, Bompa is a professor emeritus at York University, where he taught training theories since In , Bompa was awarded the honorary title of doctor honoris causa in his home country of Romania.

He and his wife, Tamara, live in Sharon, Ontario. Carlo A. Buzzichelli has held seminars and lectures at various universities and sport institutes worldwide and was an invited lecturer at the International Workshop on Strength and Conditioning of Trivandrum India , the Performance Training Summit of Beijing China , the International Workshop on Strength and Conditioning in Bucharest Romania , and the Track and Field National Team Coaches Forum in Havana.

Buzzichelli's coaching experience includes the Commonwealth Games, the and World Track and Field Championships, and the Summer Olympics. As a strength and conditioning coach for team sports, his senior teams have achieved a first place and a second place in their respective league cups, and his junior teams have won two regional cups. As a coach of individual sports, Buzzichelli's athletes have won 23 medals at national championships in four different sports track and field, swimming, Brazilian jiujitsu, and powerlifting , set nine national records in powerlifting and track and field, and won 10 medals at international competitions.

In , Buzzichelli coached two Italian champions in two different sports; in , two of his athletes earned international titles in two different combat sports. Periodization-6th Edition : Theory and Methodology of Training. Bompa, Tudor O. Periodization-6th Edition: Theory and Methodology of Training.


Periodization Is a Thing of the Past

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Periodization: Theory and Methodology of Training

Periodization : Theory and Methodology of Training. Tudor O. Bompa , Greg Haff. Bompa, the pioneer of periodization training, and leading periodization researcher G. Guided by Bompa's and Haff's exerptise, you will learn how to vary the intesity and volume of training to optimize the body's ability to recover and rebuild, resulting in better performance and less risk of injury.

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