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!

  • Rugby Rant: Time to embrace professionalism
    RW reader Seb Belli rages at so-called wise old rugby men longing for the amateur daysBeauden Barrett and Will Jordan do pull-ups (Getty Images)Rugby Rant: Time to embrace professionalism It’s the old boy down the pub reminiscing about Wales in the 1970s, wondering …Continue reading » ... read more
    Source: Rugby WorldPublished on 13-04-21
    15 hours ago
  • 347 – Journal Club #31: Using Observation and Imagery in Coaching
    347 I was joined by Adam Bruton, Dan Eaves and David Wright from the Research on Imagery and Observation (or Rio group) for a really interesting discussion about applying these methods in coaching. How can we use imagery to add variability to demonstrations by coaches?Download link Links:https://riogroup.weebly.com/ Tweets by ... read more
    Source: Perception Action Podcast – Rob GrayPublished on 13-04-21
    18 hours ago
  • Experience Rugby World Cup France 2023 with Sportsbreaks.com
    Incredible packages for the upcoming Rugby World Cup are on offer for Home Nations fans. In partnership with Sportsbreaks.comIncredible packages for the upcoming Rugby World Cup are on offer for Home Nations fans. In partnership with Sportsbreaks.com ... read more
    Source: Rugby WorldPublished on 13-04-21
    18 hours ago
  • Who will be in the South Africa squad to face the Lions?
    Despite a lack of game time, the Springboks have a surfeit of options in most positions, writes Jon CardinelliSouth Africa haven't played since winning the 2019 World Cup (Getty Images)Despite a lack of game time, the Springboks have a surfeit of options in most positions, writes Jon Cardinelli ... read more
    Source: Rugby WorldPublished on 12-04-21
    2 days ago
  • Winning After Winning—Finding the Keys to Sustained Success
    Winning, while the goal for most athletes in sport, is a double-edged sword. Though we typically focus on the process of getting to the point of victory, we often don’t consider what happens after we win—and this can cause problems. [bctt tweet="Winning, while the goal for most athletes in ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 12-04-21
    2 days ago
  • How to Maximize Sleep Quality and Recovery After Evening Games
    The conversation around sleep has become ubiquitous: It’s one of the most important aspects of enhancing recovery and performance, not to mention its benefits for mental processes like memory consolidation. Athletes need to develop sound sleep habits, and we know this. However, many coaches don’t arm themselves with strategies ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 12-04-21
    2 days ago
  • TidyX 56: XGBoost for pitchf/x classification
    Building on the previous weeks, Ellis Hughes and I work on pitchf/x classification using the popular XGBoost algorithm. We discuss: The basics of XGBoost Training an XGBoost model Evaluating the variables of importance within the model Tuning model parameters of an XGBoost model using the {caret} package To watch our ... read more
    Source: Patrick Ward – Optimum Sports PerformancePublished on 11-04-21
    2 days ago
  • Roundup Rodeo Ep45: Reviewing the best content
    Host Phil Llewellyn with guests review some of the many great podcasts, books, articles and webinars from the last week. This week's guests:Jack Moran, Norwich School Head of Rugby, Leicester Tigers Pathway Coach, Mark Grigg, Assistant Director of Sport and Head of Rugby at St Joseph’s College, Ipswich and Andy Skeehan, ... read more
    Source: Rugby Coach Weekly – Dan CottrellPublished on 11-04-21
    3 days ago
  • Roundup Rodeo Ep45: Reviewing the best content
    Host Phil Llewellyn with guests review some of the many great podcasts, books, articles and webinars from the last week. This week's guests:Jack Moran, Norwich School Head of Rugby, Leicester Tigers Pathway Coach, Mark Grigg, Assistant Director of Sport and Head of Rugby at St Joseph’s College, Ipswich and Andy Skeehan, ... read more
    Source: #DeepDive Podcast for Rugby Coach WeeklyPublished on 11-04-21
    3 days ago
  • Coaches, Distance Runners, and Apps: The Art of Individualizing Endurance Training
    In Iten, a small town in Kenya known around the world (and on social media) for the large training groups shown in popular photos, more than 200 runners often come together for a morning run. Interestingly, the same group of runners going for a one-hour morning run includes 800m ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 10-04-21
    4 days ago
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