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!

  • What does the Theory of Multiple Intelligences tell us abut how to teach?
    As I explained here, the scientific consensus is that intelligence is general. That is, if you good at verbal comprehension, you’ll also tend to be good perceptual organisation; if you’re good a maths, you’re also likely to be goo at English. This is counter-intuitive. Most people believe that mental abilities trade… ... read more
    Source: David Didau – The Learning SpyPublished on 26-05-17
    4 hours ago
  • What gives us the right to advise athlete’s what to do? A guest blog by David Poulter
    I often get requests from therapists wanting to guest blog, and I tend to ignore or delete them due to stupid ideas or crappy content. However, when I got this from David Poutler I didn’t do either. Firstly because ‘Poults’ is a legend in our ‘rebel’ physio community for ruffling the… ... read more
    Source: Adam Meakins – The Sports PhysioPublished on 26-05-17
    4 hours ago
  • Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode #49: Andreas Behm
    Today’s guest in Andreas Behm, sprints and hurdles coach and education director at ALTIS.  He is the coach of Aries Merritt, the London 2012 Olympic Champion at 110mH, the 2012 Diamond League winner, and now the World Record holder with his 12.80 at the Brussels Diamond League. Andreas’ upbringing and… ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 26-05-17
    12 hours ago
  • Central Nervous System Fatigue: Effects on Speed, Power Athletes
    As coaches, we likely agree that we cannot plan for successive high-intensity sessions without negative consequences. Or can we? Information to substantiate biological theory for CNS fatigue as a result of high-intensity (speed and power) exercise is very elusive. More efforts need to be made to determine precise mechanisms of… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 26-05-17
    19 hours ago
  • Electrical Muscle Stimulation: Underrated for Strength Gains?
    Strength and conditioning coach, Kyle Kennedy, talks about the potential of EMS (electrical muscle stimulation), not just for recovery, but also for use in performance enhancement for athletes. From his own research, he finds that EMS can contribute to strength and power gains as well. Author information Ben Prentiss Strength and conditioning coach Ben Prentiss has been working with professional and Olympic hockey players for almost 2 decades. Prior… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 25-05-17
    2 days ago
  • Because thinking is hard
    Back in January we wrote about some of the cognitive biases that can hinder our better judgement when recruiting new players. For example, we might overvalue experience – because know-how feels safe and so we assume it’s important – or be overly optimistic about a new player because we desperately want… ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 24-05-17
    3 days ago
  • The Difference Between Countermovement and Squat Jump Performance: A Review of Underlying Mechanisms with Practical Applications
    Audio Abstracts are changing the way scientific research is being communicated. Watch the video below and listen to the author explain their article in layman’s terms. If you want to check out the text itself, you can click on the links below. You can access the abstract of the paper… ... read more
    Source: Rob Pacey – Performance PodcastPublished on 24-05-17
    3 days ago
  • Resistance Training Priming Activity Improves Upper-Body Power Output in Rugby Players: Implications for Game Day Performance
    Audio Abstracts are changing the way scientific research is being communicated. Watch the video below and listen to the author explain their article in layman’s terms. If you want to check out the text itself, you can click on the links below. You can access the abstract of the paper… ... read more
    Source: Rob Pacey – Performance PodcastPublished on 24-05-17
    3 days ago
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