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!

  • Plyometric of the Week #15: Maasai Warrior Pogos
    Most plyometrics posted these days are the result of a moment of inspiration via a creative coach, or the evolution of a popular jump movement.  These are typically the popular items on social media for the novelty factor of the movement. Today’s plyometric inspiration takes a different route.  If I’ve ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 24-03-18
    5 hours ago
  • Good news for back pain… kinda!
    When a patient tells me they have read something in the newspaper about their back pain my heart sinks and my left eye starts twitching, as usually its some ill-informed garbage about a quick fix, or some drivel about a miracle cure that I have to try and convince them ... read more
    Source: Adam Meakins – The Sports PhysioPublished on 23-03-18
    1 day ago
  • Raising the Ceilings of Performance with Aaron Davis
    [mashshare] Freelap Friday Five with Aaron Davis Aaron Davis is a sports performance/health coach with 10 years’ experience coaching athletes and teams across multiple sports. Aaron firmly believes health and performance go hand in hand, and he utilizes multiple diagnostic technologies and labs. He is a constant ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 23-03-18
    2 days ago
  • Considering a thematic curriculum for PE
     Penney and Chandler (2000) asked "How can physical education be more connective (within the subject, with other aspects of the curriculum, and with the lives and societies beyond school), and express a lifetime approach to education? The lens they applied to this question was not the allied health one where PE ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 23-03-18
    2 days ago
  • Our 12th man
    We all know that making our home stadium a ‘fortress’ can go a long way to achieving our objectives for the season. A part of that is having supporters who will get behind the team to both motivate our own players and intimidate opponents. The impact our fans can have ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 22-03-18
    2 days ago
  • Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes Book Review
    [mashshare] By Craig Pickering Over the past decade, there has been an increasing amount of attention placed on how coaches and support staff can best monitor the training process. The goal of this process is twofold: first, it enables us to get a fairly decent idea as ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 22-03-18
    3 days ago
  • State of Play (part 3) Form of Life & Culturally Resilient Beliefs
    A year on from an article I wrote in the Irish Times on the State of Play in Child Youth Sport I have returned to reflect and give some thoughts on what is presently occupying my time, mind research and work. There are few areas of sport as complex ... read more
    Source: FootblogballPublished on 21-03-18
    3 days ago
  • Breaking Speed and Power Barriers with Walt Cline: Just Fly Performance Podcast #90
    Today’s episode features sport performance coach and consultant, Walt Cline.  He is the founder of AMPS Training Systems.  Coach Cline has served as an assistant athletics coach, private coach and consultant to teams and programs at multiple levels in the USA. His athletic projects include thousands of prospective scholastic athletes, ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 21-03-18
    3 days ago
  • How to Build Athletes with GPS and Player Tracking Technology
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle Unlike track and field, team sports offer more challenges to designing workouts that satisfy tactical and technical needs while harmonizing with the human body. In this article, I dive into some very controversial topics, including metabolic power, mechanical load, lactate response, and finally ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 21-03-18
    4 days ago
  • How Hard is it to get a Job?
    How hard is it to get a job in Performance Analysis. This is a guest post (posted anomalously). This post won’t discuss the roles and responsibilities of a PA nor how we need to continually up skill in our profession. Instead I will examine (using self-collected data) and discuss how ... read more
    Source: Rob Carroll – Video AnalystPublished on 20-03-18
    4 days ago
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