I.T.T launched FITTSPORT - ITT Fitness Convention which ran on Feb 17-18th 2010

ITT Fitness Convention which ran on Feb 17-18th 2010 I.T.T was proud to announce the launch of FITTSPORT - the ITT Fitness Convention which ran on Feb 17th and 18th 2010.  The convention was an ideal opportunity for all individuals working in the area of fitness and coaching to update themselves on the latest research and ideas from the world of sport and fitness.

The programme kick-started on Wednesday afternoon with a workshop on Chi running presented by the former Irish international athlete Catriona McKiernan.  This was followed by a thought provoking â¿¿Winning Formulas⿝ forum where managers who have excelled in the world of Irish sport will share the secrets of their success.  The panellists for this forum include Jack Oâ¿¿Connor (Kerry Football manager), Mick Galway(former Irish international rugby player) and Michael Dempsey (Kilkenny Hurling).

The following day was packed with lectures and practical workshops from a host of experts.  These included Des Ryan and Tom Comyns from the IRFU and Dr. Paul Bedford, a leading researcher from the UK on behavioural change in relation to activity.  Graham Smith and Tara Timlon both physiotherapists presented the latest ideas of injury management and prevention.

Thursday also saw the return of Martin Haines form last years convention, who presented his latest research and practical ideas on core stability training.  Pat Flanagan also shared his experience on weight training for juvenile players.  Delegates got the opportunity to try boot camp training, pilates, ashtanga yoga and much more. 

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