Wilson joins the Swedish national rugby coaching set up.
author of Rugby fitness training: A twelve month conditioning programme
I have been looking for a team conditioning role to apply my cutting
edge strategies. This has lead to me becoming fitness advisor to
the Northlands rugby province in Fiji. I have been providing the
team with a full conditioning routine in preparations for next years
Sanyo cup. However I was still looking for a role working with players
face to face.
I am pleased
to announce that I have found this position as I have taken a role
as the assistant coach and national director of fitness for the
Swedish rugby union.
Sweden are currently
ranked 38th in the world and sitting top of division 3A in the European
leagues (effectively the 5th international division in europe if
the Six nations is division 1).
role and goal is to help the national team attain a level of fitness
in order for them to qualify for the next world cup.
blue print for success
will be working with the team on selected national training weekends
when I fly in from London, email contact and establishing set structures
and training plans.
order for the team to achieve success I will be looking to implement
the following plan to push them up the world rankings.
of the players to establish current fitness levels and movement
of the results and design of global elite player training plan
education of training / periodization techniques with nutrition
and psychological strategies for long term success and personal
specific personal conditioning routines to develop each elite
global fitness training plans available for all players within
the Swedish rugby union structure.
set training programmes for use within team sessions to increase
the fitness levels throughout every club with the union.
refine elite level players with more advanced techniques.
Academy structure and high minimum standards to ensure long term
development of players in line for 2015 rugby world cup and beyond.
to enhance global standard within the individual clubs by working
with the club and regional coaches.
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