Coaching Matters Blog Round Up

Coaching Matters, my round up of articles & videos is proving more & more popular so I thought I would provide an RSS feed of the sites I visit most regularly for those who would like the most up to date posts as they happen.

The articles update on an hourly basis so bookmark the page & keep coming back. If I am missing any good blogs drop me an email or let me know on Twitter @SiNainby. Enjoy!

  • Plyometric of the Week #10: Altitude Drop Legs
    What’s the best plyometric movement you’ve never seen? In this edition of our “plyometric of the week” series, I’d like to share an interesting exercise that I don’t often see: drop jumps with an accentuated downward punch of the legs, or “altitude drop legs”. I’ve actually seen athletes do this… ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 22-09-17
    10 hours ago
  • Prowler Challenge Review
    There is a new Prowler Challenge in the Forever book; it has its roots in suckage.  However, the one thing that I tried to do is marry strength and conditioning without sacrificing too much of one another - much like an athlete has to train these two qualities.  So if… ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 21-09-17
    20 hours ago
  • The football exchange rate
    Football’s global reach means the sport is uniquely positioned as having many high-quality leagues dotted around the world. Therefore unlike in the NBA or NFL – which are effectively closed leagues – understanding how performance translates across leagues is one of the single biggest challenges a club can face. This… ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 21-09-17
    1 day ago
  • The Mistakes Nearly Everyone Makes with Video Analysis
    [mashshare] [caption id="attachment_2102" align="alignnone" width="800"] Photo courtesy Shutterstock.[/caption] By Carl Valle Video is one of the most powerful mediums for information and it transcends the sporting realm. The use of video can convict a killer or free the falsely accused in a court of law. A slow-motion… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 21-09-17
    1 day ago
  • Going down under…
    So I’m chuffed as a ‘baby roo with two pouches’ to announce that despite some drongo’s best efforts to keep me out I will be visiting Australia early next year for the first time in over a decade to talk, rant, rave about all things physio, especially around shoulders.  As… ... read more
    Source: Adam Meakins – The Sports PhysioPublished on 20-09-17
    2 days ago
  • A Smarter Path to Resources for Sports Clinicians
    [mashshare] By Doug Kechijian Sports-minded physical therapists and clinical students interested in movement often ask us to recommend resources to complement their formal education. Clinical programs generally do a commendable job teaching anatomy, biomechanics, medical screening, and rehabilitation protocols. Consequently, these subjects aren’t the focus of the… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 20-09-17
    2 days ago
  • How to Put Your Performance into Full Nitro
    [mashshare] By Erick Avlia Nitrates are inorganic compounds found in a wide range of vegetables, most prominently in beet roots and leafy green vegetables. Their chemical structure consists of a nitrogen atom bound to three oxygen atoms. For years, many health practitioners recommended that people avoid… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 19-09-17
    3 days ago
  • How to Put Your Performance into Full Nitro
    [mashshare] By Erick Avlia Nitrates are inorganic compounds found in a wide range of vegetables, most prominently in beet roots and leafy green vegetables. Their chemical structure consists of a nitrogen atom bound to three oxygen atoms. For years, many health practitioners recommended that people avoid… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 19-09-17
    3 days ago
  • Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 64: Adarian Barr: Biomechanical Truths and Coaching Myths in Sprinting
    Today’s guest is track and field coach, and inventor, Adarian Barr.  Adarian Barr is based out of Woodland, California.  His collegiate track and field coaching stops have included UW-Superior, Indiana State and UNC Pembroke.  He has written a number of sprint articles for Speedendurance.com. Adarian has invented 9 devices from… ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 18-09-17
    5 days ago
  • The Information for Progressive Occlusion
    Gibson's ecological psychology is weird, if you are coming from a more traditional information-processing background. The two approaches make radically different assumptions about the nature of the world to be perceived; they have radically different ontologies. This means that there is little if any useful overlap in the way they… ... read more
    Source: Notes from Two Scientific PsychologistsPublished on 16-09-17
    6 days ago
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