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!

  • You Cannot Perceive a Relational Affordance (A Purple Peril)
    One of the more enduring arguments in ecological psychology is about the best way to formally describe affordances. The two basic approaches are that they are dispositions (Turvey, Scarantino, me) or that they are relations (Reitveld, Kiverstein, Chemero). The argument has mostly settled down into just agreeing to disagree, but I am ... read more
    Source: Notes from Two Scientific PsychologistsPublished on 15-07-18
    5 days ago
  • The Gift
    As a novice teacher of PE and coach of youth sport I wanted to add value to the children I interacted with on a daily basis. I intently observed the more experienced teachers around me. I worked hard at imitating them and their behaviours. Over time I got better and ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 15-07-18
    5 days ago
  • Why don’t physios exercise… A guest blog by Nick Emery
    So today I’m pleased to give you a guest blog by a physio called Nick Emery from Shropshire in the UK. Nick works as a Neuromuscular Clinical Specialist working with children and adults with inherited progressive neuromuscular diseases. Nick is a physio after my own heart, not only did he ... read more
    Source: Adam Meakins – The Sports PhysioPublished on 15-07-18
    5 days ago
  • Monitoring Athletes – What You Should Know Today
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle Monitoring doesn’t need to be a burden or a high-tech solution, and some coaches do just fine with checking in and communicating with athletes about how they feel. I have been on both sides of the spectrum in my career as a coach, from measuring ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 14-07-18
    6 days ago
  • Developing Thinking Players
    Contemporary game teaching/coaching approaches, sometimes referred to as game-based or game-centred approaches, have been consistently explained using constructivist learning theory. This is to contrast the more contemporary game based approaches as 'player-centred' compared to more common and 'traditional' approaches as 'behavourist' where players are positioned as replicating the demonstrations and ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 14-07-18
    6 days ago
  • Get an Edge on Your Competition – Literally
    By Mike Kozak, SOAR Fitness Systems   If you have followed me on social media since this past spring, you have seen and heard me talk about “pulling pinkie toe” and getting to the inside edge of the foot.  These are concepts that I learned from Coach Adarian Barr when ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 13-07-18
    7 days ago
  • We shouldn’t be here
    So France vs Croatia it is. For France, it’s three World Cup finals in six tournaments, a mightily impressive feat. Croatia meanwhile become the smallest nation to reach a World Cup final since Uruguay in 1950, a fitting reward for a golden generation. Our model gives France a 62% chance ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 13-07-18
    7 days ago
  • Rotation, Breathing, and Tri-Planar Athletic Development with Michelle Boland
    [mashshare] Freelap Friday Five with Michelle Boland Michelle Boland is a strength and conditioning coach at a Division I university in Boston, MA. She is the owner of Michelle Boland Training, and is an in-demand writer and speaker in the field of human performance. Michelle earned her Ph.D. ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 13-07-18
    7 days ago
  • Making the Hard (Exercise) Choices
    Question:  I serve our country abroad, and am getting ready to go back overseas. We have a Rogue yoke rack, Texas/BC powerlifting bar, and lots of plates/accessories. The weight adds up, and we are dangerously close to our maximum allowance, the exceeding of which would be no bueno for our ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 12-07-18
    1 week ago
  • Time- and energy saving tips for the explosive athlete.
    1. Don’t warm-up 2. Don’t cool down In principle the above could be the shortest post I ever wrote. But of course, the recommendations above need some explaining. As we all know coaches are in general 20-30 years ahead of the findings by sports sciences. Sport scientists often only just ... read more
    1 week ago
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