Level 2 Coaching Clinic Sample Agenda

The USA Cycling Level 2 Clinic consists of 2 ½ days of classroom lectures from leaders in the coaching community and from exercise science professors.

The course included the following topics:
Sport Physiology (~8 hours)

·        Bioenergetics

·        Cardiovascular Physiology

·        Pulmonary Physiology

·        Muscle Structure

·        Muscle Adaptations

·        Cardiopulmonary Adaptations

·        Determinants of Endurance Performance

Initial Athlete Assessment (1 hour)
Monitoring Training (45 min))
Introduction to Overtraining (15 min)
Periodization for Cycling (2 hours)
Training Plan Design (4 hours)
Nutrition and Hydration for the Cyclist (2 hours)
Race Tactics and Strategy (2 hours)
All times are approximate.
Instructors are from the following list: 

Sam Callan, MS, USA Cycling Science and Education Manager and Level 1 USA Cycling coach. 

Barney King, USA Cycling Level 1 Coach 

Al Gandolfi, USA Cycling Level 1 Coach 

Andy Doyle, PhD., Georgia State University 

Stephen McGregor, PhD., Eastern Michigan University
Andy Subudhi, PhD., University of Colorado-Colorado Springs

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