Author: Simon Nainby
Simon Nainby is an Accredited Strength & Conditioning Coach and Tutor, Sports Massage Therapist, RFU Level II coach and an Assistant Athletics Coach. He has worked for a number of professional and semi-professional teams and he currently acts as a coaching consultant through Underground Athletics to a wide range of athletes from rugby players to Olympic Lifters. He provides physical preparation training and support in order to maximise sports performance. This consists of strength, speed and power training combined with recovery support to create a periodised programme which is essential for athletes to perform to their potential.

Coaching Matters: Around the web February 2017 week 2

Coaching Matters, a round-up of the articles I have found interesting in the past week relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition. I’ll take Tommy over any Navy Seal or Gary Vaynerchuk wannabes. In my humble opinion a

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Coaching Matters: Around the web February 2017 week 1

Coaching Matters, a round-up of the articles I have found interesting in the past week relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition. Last week I posted a Review of the EIS Skills for Performance Workshop that detailed a heavy

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Coaching Matters: Around the web January 2017 week 4

Coaching Matters, a round-up of the articles I have found interesting in the past week relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition.  Last week Eddie Jones announced he had added Vision Specialist Sherylle Calder to his backroom staff.

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Coaching Matters: Around the web January 2017 week 3

Coaching Matters, a round-up of the articles I have found interesting in the past week relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition.  The major story on my timeline this week was the hospitalisation of several Oregon University Football

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Coaching Matters: Around the web January 2017 week 2

Coaching Matters, a round-up of the articles I have found interesting in the past week relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition.  I love the quote above by Ronaldinho (thanks for the recommendation Tom Farrow). As a young Coach

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Coaching Matters: Around the web January 2017 Week 1

Coaching Matters, a round-up of the articles I have found interesting in the past week relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition.  Happy New Year! I hope you all had a great Christmas break and are refreshed and

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Coaching Matters: Around the web December 2016 Week 3

Coaching Matters, a round-up of the articles I have found interesting in the past week relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition.  Happy Christmas! Despite all the festive joy it was another very controversial week in sport. Sir

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Coaching Matters: Around the web December Week 2

Coaching Matters, a round-up of the articles I have found interesting in the past week relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition.  A fairly eventful week in sport as the Doping scandal continues unabated, Nike announce an attempt

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Coaching Matters: Around the web December 2016 Week 1

Coaching Matters goes weekly now, a round-up of the articles I have found interesting in the past week relating to coaching, sport science, physical preparation and skill acquisition.  Of note this week is that Rob Pacey of Pacey Performance has revamped

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Coaching Matters: Around the web April 2016

Welcome to the April 2016 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 whole point of this blog is sharing and

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