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!

  • Knowing When to Push and When to Ease Off for Optimal Performance
    [mashshare] By Arianna Hoffman In elite sports, athletes maintain an incredibly hectic schedule throughout the calendar year. During the season, they spend the bulk of their time on competitive games, practices, and general maintenance, while during the off-season, top performers will spend upwards of 20 hours per week preparing ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 18-12-18
    5 hours ago
  • The best books I’ve read since June
    Back in June I posted on the books I had found most interesting and enjoyable during the first half of the year. They were: Factfulness by Hans Rosling, Enlightenment Now by Stephen Pinker, Skin in the Game by Nassim Taleb, How to Fly a Horse, by Kevin Ashton, Thinking Reading by James and Diane Murphy, Educated ... read more
    Source: David Didau – The Learning SpyPublished on 17-12-18
    16 hours ago
  • Transfer Oriented Periodisation: The Key To Unlocking Your Bowling Potential
    When I first meet a bowler I often get asked the question, ‘I’ve trained hard this winter but I’m not bowling any quicker. Why?’ This article is more about physical preparation but it is essential to note that when I state coach I include the physical, tactical and technical understanding. ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 17-12-18
    1 day ago
  • 5 kPulley Exercises to Consider for Strength and Rehabilitation
    [mashshare] By Shane Davenport Many coaches might be aware of isoinertial training (horizontal) from the VersaPulley, which was introduced nearly 20 years ago. I was not aware of its popularity then, as I was training and not yet even considering coaching. More recently, the kBox helped put flywheel training ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 17-12-18
    1 day ago
  • Old Man Deadlifts
    Do you think at 64 years old, I am too old to do 5/3/1 deadlifts?  I can no longer squat due to knee replacements.  I can press but can no longer bench press.  Are you still performing heavy deadlifts and presses? I don't think you are too old to ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 16-12-18
    2 days ago
  • Curriculum Coherence
    Curriculum Shorts (Some short musings about curriculum) A curriculum should make sense. At first this might seem to be an obvious statement, who, after all, would pursue a curriculum that did not? And yet it is possible to end up with an incoherent curriculum if various factors are not ... read more
    Source: Martin Robinson – Surreal AnarchyPublished on 16-12-18
    2 days ago
  • Developing Acceleration and Stride Patterns for Hurdles
    [mashshare] By Mario Gomez Shailah Thornton arrived at Chapin High School as an 18.58 100-meter hurdler—she left Chapin with the second fastest time in school history (14.06) and a bronze medal at the UIL 5A State Meet (14.57). Shailah’s work ethic, focus, and determination were the top factors in ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 15-12-18
    3 days ago
  • Does Jim Wendler Do Yoga?
    Heard you recommend yoga videos for mobility.  Have you ever done an at home yoga video?  If so, which one? Yes, I have done "in home Yoga" via watching some guy on a Yoga DVD.  I have no idea what it was called - I do know that it featured ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 14-12-18
    4 days ago
  • Dr. Emily Splichal on Foot Sensitivity, Vibration and Athletic Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast #128
    Today’s episode features Dr. Emily Splichal, podiatrist and human movement specialist.  When it comes to the foot, many coaches and athletes realize its’ importance, but due to its’ complexity, we often don’t dig much further than realizing it is important to spend less time in socks and shoes, and more ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 14-12-18
    4 days ago
  • Interleaving and Curriculum Design
    Curriculum Shorts (Some short musings about curriculum) Interleaving two or more pieces of curriculum content that are deliberately chosen as they juxtapose well and/or offer interesting viewpoints and perspectives, and arguments can work really well. When I teach drama I interleave the three practitioners Brecht, Stanislavsky and Artaud. I start ... read more
    Source: Martin Robinson – Surreal AnarchyPublished on 14-12-18
    4 days ago
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