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!

  • If Teachers Want Confident Pupils They Should Teach Them to Communicate Well
    The Sutton Trust report ‘Life Lessons, Improving essential life skills for young people’ (Oct 2017) makes interesting reading. There is much to discuss within its pages. One of the things that stood out for me is the need to teach written and spoken communication ‘skills’* including debate, argument, speech and the… ... read more
    Source: Martin Robinson – Surreal AnarchyPublished on 12-10-17
    6 days ago
  • Podcast #46: Yessis, Bosch, Dietz and the NCAA with Chris McCormick
    Chris McCormick is Director of Athletic Performance at Gardner Webb University in North Carolina, USA. Though he comes from an academic background of Psychology, Chris is doing work that I [...] CONTINUE READING The post Podcast #46: Yessis, Bosch, Dietz and the NCAA with Chris McCormick appeared first on… ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 12-10-17
    6 days ago
  • TFC-6 Keynote Speaker: The King of Speed
    [mashshare] By Tony Holler We have set the bar high at the Track Football Consortium. In addition to keynote speakers Latif Thomas (CEO of Complete Track & Field), Shawn Myszka (“The Movement Miyagi”), Jimmy Radcliffe (Oregon S&C), and Stuart McMillan (Performance Director, ALTIS), our 6th Track Football… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 12-10-17
    6 days ago
  • The motivated player
    This week, Arjen Robben retired from international football. With the Netherlands having failed to qualify for the World Cup, Robben will finish on 96 caps and will therefore not become the 9th Dutchman to reach a century of national appearances. History tells us that this is unusual: of 52 now-retired… ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 12-10-17
    6 days ago
  • The Insecurity of Hard work
    If you work hard, you can achieve anything. These fine words are burned into our collective conscience. It’s part of our DNA, the American dream. We need to believe that hard work can triumph over... [ To read more, please click the title link above.] ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 11-10-17
    7 days ago
  • Ofsted and the Curriculum
    I have been involved in curriculum designing for over twenty five years, teaching a subject that remains outside the national curriculum has meant I have had a free hand at putting together the intricacies of a curriculum throughout this time. Working as a curriculum consultant over the past five… ... read more
    Source: Martin Robinson – Surreal AnarchyPublished on 11-10-17
    7 days ago
  • Why Force-Velocity Training Concepts Fail to Deliver
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle Coaches are scrambling to find the latest formula or training method to merge sport science and practice with athlete development. It seems everyone in sports performance is dissecting the data from force plates or looking at the velocities of player tracking information to… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 11-10-17
    7 days ago
  • Sports Science Support on Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 1
    This summer we followed from afar with admiration and amazement as a group of support staff and female footballers took on Mount Kilimanjaro. Not only did they attempt to hike to an altitude of more than 5000m, but would aspire to break the Guinness Book of Records for the highest… ... read more
    Source: Sports DiscoveryPublished on 11-10-17
    1 week ago
  • Feet, Fascia and Holistic Athletic Power, Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 67 with Chong Xie
    Today’s guest is Chong Xie, founder of “Secret of Athleticism” and foot training expert.   The Secret of Athleticism is a website and discussion group founded to understand more about the foot, and its relationship to athleticism, as well as best training practices.   Chong has a computer science degree and has been… ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 09-10-17
    1 week ago
  • The Truth About Athlete Speed in the NFL
    [mashshare] By Cameron Josse If we really want to know how fast our football players are, it’s time for us to think bigger than the 40-yard dash. In American football, the 40-yard dash has always been the traditional test of speed. Anyone who has worked with NFL… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 09-10-17
    1 week ago
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