Long-Term Athletic Development Approach
Is a model for an optimal training program which focuses on having children perform age-appropriate skills to maximize athletic potential.
Gets progressively more specialized as the child develops and reaches the next level of development
Involves one, for a lifetime, in physical activities and sports as well as helps one produce future athletes
Vinod Kumar started his career as an Athlete where he participated in decathlon. He was among Top 10 best decathletes in India for 5 years and also a medalist in All-India inter university competitions. He trained and specialized his skills with Sports Authority India, Centre of excellence.
Due to severe injury to his lower back, he stopped participating in competitive sports in 2004. He joined the Western Railways, for a short time. That was when he decided to make a change to understand and develop a system personalized for each and every individual’s fitness activity. He believes that the fitness awareness of each individual has to be high, to avoid what he suffered in his sporting career.
Vinod Kumar graduated from Bangalore University. He obtained several credentials such as Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Level 1 and Level 2, Professional Golf Fitness Association (PGFA), Golf Professional Associate (GPA), International Sports Science Association (ISSA) Specialist in Sports Conditioning (SSC) Strength and Conditioning Coach (SCC), Master Trainer, Exercise Therapist, and had been a guest speaker in ISSA and many sports seminars, academies and corporates.
He is working with national and international sports personalities and also with Olympians. He has worked with Mr. Prakash Padukone in his badminton academy for several years. He went on to be a consultant with the Bangalore Turf Club (BTC) where he introduced total fitness solution with holistic approach of fitness, diet, rehab and recovery with his team. He worked with Touché Golf School as a head fitness expert. He is consulting with many sports academies and international schools.