The critical question: What are the planning considerations for improving performance? has four dot points with plenty of content. Planning considerations includes more than just how to organise a training program. It looks at the sport and its method of competition, periodisation, training programs, training sessions, and even includes how to avoid overtraining.
In order to improve performance training is vital, and failing to plan is… planning to fail. Planning for training is a vital component of improving performance in competition. Planning needs to be detailed, athlete and team specific, goal oriented and organised. For planing to be effective every aspect must be considered: the competition climate, the relevant components of fitness, specific skills and tactics all need to be addressed at the appropriate time in order for best improvements in performance.
The HSC PDHPE syllabus has four (4) dot points for What are the planning considerations for improving performance?
- initial planning considerations
- planning a training year (periodisation)
- elements to be considered when designing a training session
- planning to avoid overtraining
The learn tos for What are the planning considerations for improving performance? have both medium and higher order verbs. You need to begin by describing considerations, but then progress to analysing overtraining and applying premeditation and planning training sessions.