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!

  • Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode #45: Dan Pfaff
    This week’s guest is Dan Pfaff, head jumps and multi-events coach at ALTIS, and seasoned veteran of the track and field profession.   Dan is, in the opinion of many, the greatest educator of our time in the world of track and field, his philosophy and lectures reaching thousands of aspiring… ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 28-04-17
    3 days ago
  • 8 Career Lessons I Learned From Henk Kraaijenhof
    We all have mentors and/or influencers who have made an impact on the way we look at, think about, and approach our work. Trainers and coaches should take the time to review the people who influence them, so they can learn what makes them who they are. In this article,… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 27-04-17
    3 days ago
  • Breaking the cycle of reactivity
    Given that the average managerial tenure in the English Football League is just 1.3 years, we should be constantly monitoring the availability and suitability of potential future managers or head coaches.Even if a club has no immediate intention of changing their manager, coaching turnover is high across football and it… ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 27-04-17
    3 days ago
  • Sport Systems – fragments of thought #4
    previous fragments - #1, #2#3James Vaughan responded to the theme of “intentions” in fragment 2 with the following…“basic human values theory suggests that every culture & every person contains the full spectrum of values (intentions / goals) but some values are primed & embodied more than others. Often extrinsic values… ... read more
    Source: My Fastest Mile: Mark Upton & Al SmithPublished on 26-04-17
    4 days ago
  • Maximum Power Sled Sprinting for American Football
    Director of Sports Performance, Cameron Josse, uses the 1080 Sprint to measure the data from four NFL football players to see if four weeks of sprinting against individualized sled loads of maximum power could improve their sprint performance. Author information Cameron Josse Director… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 26-04-17
    4 days ago
  • Has rugby applied high tackle laws, or have referees stopped enforcing them?
    A recent article by the BBC discussed the recent changes in rugby’s laws which more harshly penalize high tackles.  It condemned rugby for poor enforcements of its own rules to reduce high tackles and head injuries. For instance, it said that: “For a few weeks after the new sanctions… ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 26-04-17
    4 days ago
  • Peaking Strategies for Team Sport Athletes
    Travis Hansen The topic of peaking or “supercompensation” is a fascinating one to say the least. The ability to continually improve your athletes over time requires repetitive peaking in amounts dependent upon the skill level and schedule of the athlete, and other factors.  More advanced athletes aren’t going to be… ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 26-04-17
    5 days ago
  • Peaking Strageties for Team Sport Athletes
    Travis Hansen The topic of peaking or “supercompensation” is a fascinating one to say the least. The ability to continually improve your athletes over time requires repetitive peaking in amounts dependent upon the skill level and schedule of the athlete, and other factors.  More advanced athletes aren’t going to be… ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 26-04-17
    5 days ago
  • That’s what I SAID… 
    Recently there has been a shift in physio exercise interventions. We are beginning to learn and realise that we don't have to be as specific as we first thought. We can't target the VMO, setting those Scapulas ain't that important etc etc. This is great, I'm all for effective simplicity.… ... read more
    Source: Adam Meakins – The Sports PhysioPublished on 25-04-17
    5 days ago
  • Performance Concepts Chat – Episode 013 – Loren Landow: “Master Movement Mechanic”
    This episode of our Performance Concepts Chat is with one of the top sport movement experts in North America – Coach Loren Landow. I had the pleasure of meeting Loren back in October of 2016 at an incredible iFast Summit hosted by Mike Robertson and Bill Hartman. Fortunately, I was… ... read more
    Source: Strength, Power, SpeedPublished on 25-04-17
    5 days ago
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