This workshop by Rael Isacowitz
provides the Pilates professional with the skills needed to create dedicated Pilates sessions for “weekend warrior” (athletic enthusiast) clients, enhancing both their athletic training program and their performance.
By addressing specific needs, which are not normally the focus of traditional athletic training, Pilates is a highly effective training supplement for athletes. The adaptability of the method allows the Pilates professional to tailor programs for the individual as well as for diverse athletic activities.
General guidelines for analyzing sport-specific movement patterns
Suggested Pilates repertoire to enhance balance, flexibility and strength for:
* Rotation sports: golf, tennis, baseball and hockey
* Balance-based sports: skiing (snow and water), skating and rollerblading
* The tri-athlete: cycling, running and swimming