The core of Hanwha Eagles’ team injury management was ‘functional training’.
In Hanwha, 19 people were listed on the injured list (IL) in the 2021 season. However, in the 2022 season, it was reduced to less than half with 6 people. At the center was ‘Functional Training’.스포츠토토
Hanwha is conducting spring camp in preparation for the 2023 season in Mesa, Arizona, USA. In the process of increasing training intensity, the most important thing is injury management. With senior training coach Lee Ji-pung at the center, four coaches Kim Hyung-wook, Kim Yeon-gyu, and Choi Woo-seong are sweating hard every day to prevent injuries to the players.
Four training coaches are in charge of weight training, warm-up before training, reinforcement training after training, and treatment after returning to the accommodation.
Senior training coach Lee and three other coaches are responsible for the players’ healthy bodies through thorough injury management. They unanimously emphasized the importance of ‘functional training’.
Senior training coach Lee said, “We are focusing on functional training that minimizes the use of machines and strengthens the function of each player’s body part according to their role.” We were able to reduce injuries as we conducted the necessary training for each of us.”
If you watch the actual weight training scene of the Hanwha athletes, it is true that the weight training using machines is much higher than the weight training using machines or functional training using simple tools.
Functional training, which can improve coordination and muscle strength through simple yet diverse movements, increase athletic ability and reduce injuries, has become a must-do among athletes.
Training coach Kim said, “Until this situation was created, our training part spent a lot of time and effort to make the players aware of the importance of self-management through more conversations and communication with the players.” “Since last year, Functional Because there was a lot of guidance on training, now when they are proceeding with the wrong posture or method, they immediately correct it, and when the players have questions about what kind of training they need, the coach is intensively guiding them.”
Head Training Coach Lee said, “In order to perform well in the season, we need to prevent and manage injuries so that our core players can play more innings in more games.” We are praying and trying to reduce the number of other injuries that may occur through our training curriculum. This is because our ultimate goal is to enable more players to perform with full force.”