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!

  • Vlog: The Folly of early talent identification
    This was my first Facebook live rant which has now become a regular Monday morning thing on my way to work.In this post I lament the crazy situation emerging in some sports where kids as young as 5 are being encouraged into 'Talent ID' programmes that are ethically and morally… ... read more
    Source: Stuart Armstrong – The Talent EquationPublished on 21-03-17
    3 days ago
  • The 7 deadly sins of talent development Episode 1 – Competition
    Here is part 1 of the series of Facebook live videos that I am currently doing every Monday morning on my walk to work along Oxford Street in London. This episode is all about competition and how it can be both corrosive and toxic to the process of talent development.I… ... read more
    Source: Stuart Armstrong – The Talent EquationPublished on 21-03-17
    3 days ago
  • The 7 deadly sins of Talent Development – Episode 2 – Comparison
    Hey there,I have started doing a weekly rant on Facebook live and I am currently in a series of Vlogs on talent development looking at what I call 'The 7 deadly sins' of talent development. This week I look at the dangers of making comparisons between youngsters who may have… ... read more
    Source: Stuart Armstrong – The Talent EquationPublished on 21-03-17
    3 days ago
  • Jucifer
    Anyone who is remotely interested in heavy music and/or the idea that volume can be an instrument knows Jucifer.  Jucifer is a two-piece band consisting of Amber (guitars) and Edgar (drums). They are a married couple and ditched "normal life"; they sold their home, bought an RV and are… ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 21-03-17
    3 days ago
  • What You Do Matters
    This is from the Jim Wendler forum. I wrote this almost 4 years ago and think it's important for people to read, especially young people who currently have jobs they hate.  Or maybe if you are years into your career and aren't sure about your choice.  Or maybe you downplay/criticize… ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 21-03-17
    3 days ago
  • Velocity-based training, or power-training.
      It is a big thing right now in the US. Yes, one finally found out that the velocity of the execution plays an important role in movements too. Until recently the focus was on the force or load part of the movement. Great! We figured this out in the… ... read more
    3 days ago
  • Ban the Nike Vaporfly & other carbon fiber devices for future performance credibility
    So having suggested an increase in the frequency of short “thought crossed my mind” posts the other day, this is a longer one(!), on the Nike Vaporfly Elite shoe that will be worn in Nike’s Breaking 2 attempt (and which has been worn by numerous runners before, too). The… ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 21-03-17
    3 days ago
  • High Density Wind-Sprints, and Hindsight on the Creation of a 43” Vertical Jump
    I’m not a born athlete, I was never the fastest kid on the playground, or the strongest athlete in the weightroom.  I could jump (touch a higher object) higher than my peers as a youngster, but primarily due to the factor of having a pre-existing advantage from being taller with… ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 21-03-17
    3 days ago
  • Episode 50- Coaching the person and NOT the work
    Are you coaching the person or are you coaching the work? In this episode of the On Coaching Podcast with Magness & Marcus, we delve into the difference between coaching people and the system of... [ To read more, please click the title link above.] ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 20-03-17
    4 days ago
  • Tactical Inflexibility
    by Erik Imler April 2016 I wrote an article called “Sweeper-Keeper” in which I referred to the large areas of space behind the back line of teams. Many times, these teams are pressed up so high leaving 30-40 yards of space in behind their team.  They must be thinking one of… ... read more
    Source: Can’t Pass Can’t PlayPublished on 20-03-17
    4 days ago
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