Pilates for Sport

Pilates can be seen as the secret to success for sporting people, as it exercises the smaller stability muscles in the body which are often neglected in sports training. Often the bigger mobility muscles in the body are exercised, such as the abdominals, quadriceps and calves – but what about the deeper layers of the core and the gluteal muscles? Strengthening the stability AND mobility muscles in the body leads to a greater control over movement, in addition to improved power and precision in sport.

What to Expect

Your first private Pilates session will include a small assessment by your Pilates instructor to identify your goals in relation to your sport. Your Pilates instructor will assess your joint mobility in addition to your core, gluteal and upper body strength to identify areas of weakness or imbalance. Your instructor will monitor these findings each session and progress you through a range of Pilates exercises from beginners to advanced level, as best suited to your needs.

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Benefits of Private Sessions for Sports

Sports people can gain many benefits from private Pilates sessions.

Benefits of Pilates for sports people include:

  • Improved sporting performance/technique
  • Development of a strong central core and gluteal muscle system
  • Greater power and control
  • Improved balance and co-ordination
  • Increased accuracy
  • Greater joint range of movement and flexibility
  • Increased confidence
  • Reduced muscle tension post training or event
  • Significantly reduced risk of injury
  • Improved mental focus

Private sessions can be arranged on a 1:1 basis with a physiotherapist, and also in small groups of 2:1, 3:1 and 4:1 if you wish.

To book a private session to aid your sporting performance please e-mail office@physiolates.org.uk or call 0330 088 5778

We offer private sessions for the following groups of people:

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