Improved strength building method for mas-wrestling sport

Teoriya i praktika fizicheskoy kultury №7 2019

PhD, Associate Professor M.I. Borokhin1
PhD, Associate Professor M.I. Sentizova1
E.I. Savinova1
1Institute of Physical Culture and Sport of M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk

Ethnic mas-wrestling sport that has been traditional and popular for many centuries in the Sakha (Yakut) Republic has lately been recognized by the international sporting community and is being actively developed as demonstrated by the growing regional and national competitions, World Cups, European and Asian Championships and the other top-ranking international events in this sport discipline. Mas-wrestling may be ranked among the most hard (strength- and willpower-intensive) sport disciplines. Subject to the study was a new strength training method for modern mas-wrestling sport. Sampled for the study were the 18-22 year old students of the M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University’s Mas-wrestling and National Sports Sub-department of the Physical Education and Sports Department in Yakutsk. The new method offers extensive strength trainings in the first 6 weeks followed by the workload growth in weeks 7 through 12, with the weight being added and attempts being cut down every two weeks (of the six-week period) as required by the isometric press method. Week 13 was dominated by the individual-maximum-weight trainings with the individual strength progress tests. And the ‘unloading’ week 14 was assigned for a reasonable precompetitive relaxation and muscle rehabilitation after the strength-intensive work. The new strength-building method was proved highly beneficial as verified by the significant growth of strength progress test rates in the Experimental Group versus the Reference Group.

Keywords: mas-wrestler, strength building, deadlift, block lift, isometric press, training system, mas-wrestling.


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