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!

  • Carmen Pata on Practical Strength Training Implementation and Sequencing: Just Fly Performance Podcast #146
    Today’s episode features UW-River Falls strength coach Carmen Pata Carmen Pata, MS, CSCS*D, RSCC*D, a two-time nominee for the National Strength Coaches Association College Strength Coach of the Year, is the Director of Athletic Performance at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.  He has written two books, as well as articles ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 18-04-19
    15 hours ago
  • The Science of Wearable Resistance for Sports Performance
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle Weighted vests and other garments are not new, but recently there has been an increase in interesting science. In the past, most of the research was on weight vests and how they helped athletes get faster and jump higher, but now a lot has evolved ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 17-04-19
    2 days ago
  • 7 Tactics to Coach Kids as Kids (and Not Miniature Adults)
    [mashshare] By Rick Howard I frequently hear coaches repeat the mantra that kids are not miniature adults, only to see them then turn around and program exercises and practices using adult-driven ideas rather than youth-centered principles. Don’t believe me? Raise your hand if you (or someone you know) work ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 16-04-19
    3 days ago
  • Struggling on Purpose
    Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play Struggling on Purpose What can a college football program, a six year old, an auditing company, a HS basketball player, and Uber driving educator teach us about learning? They show us that the only way we can grow is if we’re willing to ... read more
    Source: Train UglyPublished on 15-04-19
    3 days ago
  • Energy System Development Solutions for Baseball Pitchers
    [mashshare] By Zach Dechant Conditioning for baseball pitchers has long consisted of work that is non-specific to the demands of the game. Often, what you find on baseball fields all over America is a combination of long, slow, distance work or high-intensity interval-type sprints with incomplete recoveries. Not ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 15-04-19
    4 days ago
  • Chill out…
    I hear more and more physios and other healthcare professionals discussing and promoting the negative, detrimental, and so called harmful effects of using ice for the treatment of injuries or soreness after exercise, with some claiming that its use should be abandoned completely. Well, I think this is just crazy talk ... read more
    Source: Adam Meakins – The Sports PhysioPublished on 14-04-19
    4 days ago
  • Free Play & Performance in Sport
    As I have written about previously (see here & here) – Oscar, please link each ‘here’ to Zen & the Art article and Siddharta article – https://www.arete-performance.com/blog/zen-the-art-of-performance-coaching/ & https://www.arete-performance.com/blog/seeking-finding-and-coaching/ ), the greatest leaps in my understanding of sports performance to date, have been inspired by books unrelated to sport. ... read more
    Source: Tom Farrow – Arete PerformancePublished on 14-04-19
    4 days ago
  • Game Sense as Explicit Guided Discovery
    James Gee, in his excellent book Good Video Games and Good Learning, believes there are two divides in video games and learning: *The First Divide:* On one hand there is break everything down into bits and pieces each bit in its proper sequence (drill and practice theory). On the other ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 14-04-19
    5 days ago
  • You are 40 years old…not 80.
    Apparently, certain milestones in a person's life become an excuse to be a huge pussy.  These include but are not limited to: 1. Training; once a person turns 40 years old, they have to trade in the barbell for a leotard and a butt plug. 2. Marriage: once a person ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 13-04-19
    5 days ago
  • The Influence of Athlete Posture on Sports Performance
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle Posture is one of the most debated subjects in sport, and this article will cover the entire spectrum of body alignment factors related to athletes. Posture has always been part of general health and well-being, and today we face even more scrutiny of past beliefs. ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 13-04-19
    6 days ago
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