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!

  • What Sprinters Should Be Doing Instead of Hip Thrusts
    [mashshare] By Kim Goss The Nordic curl proved to be a simple yet valuable exercise for sprinters to help prevent hamstring injuries; step-ups and Bulgarian lunges, on the other hand, did not fulfill their promise of turning athletes into cheetahs. The hip thrust is one more exercise that has ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 14-03-19
    7 days ago
  • Ofsted and deeper learning: it’s like learning, but deeper
    I was contacted by a school who wanted some help working on 'deeper learning'. I asked them what they meant by deeper learning and they said, "Oh, we were hoping you'd tell us!" According to the school's last Ofsted report, the school is not outstanding because, "Teaching is not consistently of ... read more
    Source: David Didau – The Learning SpyPublished on 13-03-19
    1 week ago
  • Electrical Muscle Stimulation: Return-to-Play Applications and Strategies
    [mashshare] By Derek Hansen As a practitioner who has used electrical muscle stimulation for 25 years for performance training and return-to-play applications, it continues to amaze me the number of coaches, athletes, and even physical therapists who are unaware of the wide range of uses for this particular type ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 13-03-19
    1 week ago
  • Taking Action
    Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play Taking Action Action is the most important step of the learning process, and it’s often times the most difficult. To change a habit or build a skill we have to do the work (and sustain it over time). The hard part is that ... read more
    Source: Train UglyPublished on 12-03-19
    1 week ago
  • Pedagogical Micro Actions
    Regardless of philosophical bent or theoretical orientation, my understanding of the research on 'teaching' is that the mark of great teaching is the instructional actions taken by the teacher. Instructional actions include implementation of learning design, monitoring, facilitating and assessing students learning. In this respect, I see the work of ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 12-03-19
    1 week ago
  • … and Wile E. Coyote caught the Road Runner
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 2019 Mar 1;14(3):277-278 “Near the dawn of time, the story goes, Coyote saved the creatures of Earth. According to the mythology of Idaho’s Nez Perce people, the monster Kamiah had stalked into the region and was gobbling up the animals one by one. The crafty ... read more
    Source: Martin BuchheitPublished on 11-03-19
    1 week ago
  • Managing high-speed running load in professional soccer players: The benefit of high-intensity interval training supplementation
    M. Buchheit, Sport Performance & Science Reports, 2019, March, 53, V1 A recent expert-led Delphi survey of key football performance practitioners operating in teams across the Big 5 Leagues (Bundesliga, English Premier League, La Liga, Ligue 1, Series A) showed that high-speed running (HSR) management was the most effective strategy ... read more
    Source: Martin BuchheitPublished on 11-03-19
    1 week ago
  • What I Learned from Al Vermeil on Weightlifting, Part 2
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle This second part of a three-part review covers more information about the clean, jerk, and snatch lifts based on a series of discussions I had with one of the finest strength and conditioning coaches in the U.S., Al Vermeil. This article is not an interview, ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 11-03-19
    1 week ago
  • Launches
    Cutting-edge football analytics aren’t hidden behind a cloak of secrecy any more. Dan Altman has just launched, offering advanced metrics, basic statistics, and fantasy league benchmarks for thousands of players. The site even adjusts players’ metrics to show how they would perform in different leagues. Dan has worked with clubs ... read more
    Source: Rob Carroll – Video AnalystPublished on 10-03-19
    1 week ago
  • Notes From: ACU High Performance Sport Summer Seminar 2019
    This Notes From article is brought to you by Jordan Cassidy (@Jordy_Cass). Jordan is a National Performance Coach in Applied Sports Science and Strength and Conditioning for the Hong Kong Rugby Union. Each year the Australian Catholic University hosts their summer seminar to bring together world leaders in high ... read more
    Source: Sports DiscoveryPublished on 10-03-19
    2 weeks ago
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