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!

  • Romanian Deadlifts – Fixing Technique and Programming Smarter
    [mashshare] By William Wayland I wrote a Romanian deadlift article for SimpliFaster some time ago. Since I’m not content to sit still, I continue to implement this lift in its purest form and with an expanding number of variations aimed at solving problems that can be answered by what ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 19-08-19
    2 hours ago
  • Digital Video Games Approach: Cricket
    As I discussed in my last post a Digital Video Games Approach is not ‘just’ gamification. It is a games based approach, using pedagogical principles, with the main learning outcome being in the cognitive domain, focusing on the developing participants meta-cognitive skills, such as planning, monitoring and evaluating their own ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 18-08-19
    1 day ago
  • Integrating the Ballistic Ball into Performance Training
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle Coaches who enjoy the process and results of medicine ball training sometimes wish to upgrade their training with an additional layer of quantification. Whether or not you decide to invest in technology, if you train with medicine balls, you should review this guide and get ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 17-08-19
    2 days ago
  • An exotic supplement.
    I very well realize that this advice is against the current tide of sports organizations as far as nutritional supplements is concerned. But here is the thing….. I could not care less! In my opinion an athlete has the right to support and maintain his/her body in the way he/she ... read more
    3 days ago
  • Welcome to the surrealistic world of high-performance….
    I started a small company called “Performax” in 1989 and I invented my own job title: performance consultant. Mainly because that was the world I lived in: creating champions or at least assisting athletes to become champions at the highest level.  It was rare profession at that time, there were ... read more
    3 days ago
  • The fastest growing team in the West
    This summer I was invited down to meet up with the West Swansea Hawks teams and coaches. They are a Welsh Rugby Union girls rugby hub in west Wales, operating with U8s, U9s, U11s, U13, U15 and U18s in the summer months. The post The fastest growing team in the ... read more
    Source: Rugby Coach Weekly – Dan CottrellPublished on 16-08-19
    3 days ago
  • Rugby and Football Strength and Conditioning with Keir Wenham-Flatt
    [mashshare] Freelap Friday Five with Keir Wenham-Flatt Keir Wenham-Flatt is Coordinator of Football Performance, a role in which he oversees all aspects of the physical performance training of William & Mary’s football student-athletes. His duties include weight-room-based strength and power development, speed, agility, conditioning, and close integration with the ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 16-08-19
    3 days ago
  • Asymmetrical Training and Variable Loading for Sports Performance
    [mashshare] By Eric Treske As coaches, we love to be in control. We work hard to minimize variables and create scenarios for our athletes that we can rehearse and repeat. After all, “we are what we repeatedly do so excellence is a habit.” This mindset is definitely seen in ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 14-08-19
    5 days ago
  • Protecting the rugby player’s head – the paradox of tackler height and head injury
    Why a red card? The tackle shown to the right saw New Zealand’s Scott Barrett sent off this past weekend against Australia, and it has triggered substantial discussion. The red card was the result of the application of a new World Rugby High Tackle Sanction Framework by referees, ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 13-08-19
    6 days ago
  • Breakaway Running & Debate—The Politics of Strength Training for Speed
    [mashshare] By Ken Jakalski Back when I taught forensics, I used to tell my students that they needed to understand their opponent’s argument just as well—if not better—than their own. In the sports realm, an ongoing issue coaches continue to debate is strength training as it relates to both ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 13-08-19
    6 days ago
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