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!

  • Intermittent Fasting for Athletes: What Does the Research Say?
    [mashshare] By Craig Pickering Intermittent fasting is an increasingly common way of eating popularized over the last couple of years by a variety of people from medical doctors to internet gurus. In essence, intermittent fasting means restricting when you consume food—your eating window—to a set number of hours. The ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 05-11-18
    1 week ago
  • Movement Variability — Connecting Strategies, Errors, and Interventions
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle While the word “functional” may no longer be quite as popular, the term “movement variability” might be the new buzzword replacement for coaches. It seems I hear it in conversation every day, but I have yet to see someone really nail down the concept ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 03-11-18
    1 week ago
  • On A Knowledge-Rich Curriculum
    The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values. — William S. Burroughs Do we know that torturing or killing a person for entertainment is wrong? Or is it that we just find it unpalatable? Is it merely guesswork on our part, is truth, outside of ... read more
    Source: Martin Robinson – Surreal AnarchyPublished on 02-11-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Where is the Haptic Information? (A Purple Peril)
    Haptics (or proprioception) is the sensory modality built into our bodies; it's provides constant information about the state of the body and things it is in mechanical contact with, such as tools. Many ecological psychologists (myself included) have investigated haptic perception and it's role in the control of action, but ... read more
    Source: Notes from Two Scientific PsychologistsPublished on 01-11-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Pat Davidson: “Movement Screens, Athlete Weak Points and Doing No Harm”. Just Fly Performance Podcast #122
    Today’s episode features trainer, educator and consultant, Dr. Pat Davidson, back for his second appearance on the show.   I had the good fortune of meeting Pat at his “Rethinking the Big Patterns” seminar August in San Francisco, and had an awesome time taking in Pat’s training philosophy in person ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 01-11-18
    2 weeks ago
  • The PE Playbook – October 2018 Edition
    Blogger of the Month Andy Vasily is a PE Teacher and Pedagogical Coordinator who has been sharing his practice via his blog at PYP PE with Andy since 2010. This month has seen Andy at his most thoughtful; explaining how he plans to create moments of flow within lessons, how he ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 01-11-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Why Coaches Recruit Speed (But Still Neglect It)
    [mashshare] By Tony Holler Speed is a top priority in football and many other field and court sports. Football coaches love speed in all its forms—gap-to-gap, sideline-to-sideline, endzone-to-endzone, and everywhere in between. Even so, many coaches still treat game-changing speed as a genetic trait rather than a developed skill. ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 01-11-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Advice for Coaches – 9 Simple Tips
    It's time for the Ohio High School Football Playoffs - London High School faces off against Cincinnati Taft this Saturday.  Our weight training is dialed in - the varsity's volume is much lower than the off-season but we keep progressing every cycle and we are lifting the heaviest weights we ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 31-10-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Why You Should Add Dashr to Your Speed Development Program
    [mashshare] By Shane Davenport Why another speed training article, you ask? With so many articles on the internet on ways to get faster, why would you read another one? How do you know an athlete is improving on the field or on the court? Parents and coaches tell us ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 31-10-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Running The Numbers – Performance Analysis Podcast
    The new podcast, Running the Numbers is brought to you by Insight-Analysis and already contains some great interviews for a mix of sports. Already in the first 7 episodes the hosts, Mike Hughes and Sam Larner have covered, Boxing, Football, Rugby, Cricket and Golf. You can subscribe on Audioboom here ... read more
    Source: Rob Carroll – Video AnalystPublished on 30-10-18
    2 weeks ago
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