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Table 1 Typical weekly training content for the different age-categories

From: Physical fitness and throwing speed in U13 versus U15 male handball players

Category Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
U13
(n = 85)
Tec/Tac 90’ NWU 20’
Tec/Tac 60’
Tec/Tac 60’ NWU 20’
Tec/Tac 60’
Tec/Tac 60–90’ FM 50’
U15
(n = 34)
Tec/Tac 90’ S/PT 60’
Tec/Tac 90’
Tec/Tac 90–120’ S/PT 60’
Tec/Tac 60’
Tec/Tac 90’ FM 60’
  1. Tec/Tac: technical and tactical training; NWU: Neuromuscular warm-up (e.g., preventive exercises; plyometrics, speed/agility drills); S/PT: strength and power training; FM: friendly match