Author: Simon Nainby

Coaching Matters: around the web February 2015

Welcome to the February 2015 edition of Coaching Matters, a round up of the articles I have found interesting in the month relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition. Saracens Rugby have been putting on some excellent free CPD

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Coaching Matters: Around the web January 2015

Welcome to the January 2015 edition of Coaching Matters, a round up of the articles I have found interesting in the month relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition. This month I have been reading quite a few

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Coaching Matters: Around the web December 2014

Welcome to the December 2014 edition of Coaching Matters, a round up of the articles I have found interesting in the month relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition. Doping hit the headlines thanks to a German documentary

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Coaching Matters: Around the web November 2014

Welcome to the November 2014 edition of Coaching Matters, a round up of the articles I have found interesting in the month relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition. The highlight of this month was attending the

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Notes From European Speed Conference 2014

I either win or I learn Matthew Hudson-Smith  I have just returned from the European Speed Conference 2014 which was outstanding so thought I would write up a little recap to capture my thoughts while they are still fresh. “Lessons learned from

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Coaching Matters: Around the web October 2014

Welcome to the October edition of Coaching Matters – a round up of the articles I have found interesting in the month relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition. In the month that Kevin Pietersen and Roy

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The importance of failure

Spotify recently produced two videos explaining the culture and processes that have taken them from a small start up in 2008 to 40 million users just 6 years later. Note: Thanks to Dr Joseph Lightfoot for sharing on Twitter –

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Coaching Matters: Around the Web September 2014

After a hiatus Coaching Matters is back for the September edition. A very busy off and pre-season (including the small matter of getting married!) has cut dramatically into the reading and writing time I have had so some posts below

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Coaching Matters: Around the Web April 2014

I bet he didn’t practice that in a drill. Adopt the ICE model. Innovate, Create, Excite #constraints based coaching — Ian Renshaw (@ianren21) Welcome to the April 2014 edition of Coaching Matters, the articles I have been reading in the

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Coaching Matters: Around the Web March 2014

England Rugby Tunnel

Welcome to the March 2014 edition of Coaching Matters, the articles I have been reading in the month. The message that has been coming across loud and clear this month is the importance of culture in the sporting environment. Systems, protocols,

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