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!

  • Great Books Curriculum
    Curriculum Shorts (Some short musings about curriculum) With all the talk of curriculum coherence and sequencing and people furiously creating logical progression models and maps there is another way to go. In the United States in particular there is a liberal arts tradition of great books curricula. These programmes ... read more
    Source: Martin Robinson – Surreal AnarchyPublished on 19-01-19
    5 days ago
  • The UCI Tramadol ban, and one brief thought on painkillers in sport
    From planes to trains – today’s Short Thought on Sport in on the UCI’s tramadol ban and painkillers in sport! It comes to you a train somewhere between London St Pancras and St Albans City station, where I’m headed to spend the weekend with Arsenal Football club ahead of their ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 18-01-19
    6 days ago
  • Jump Testing, Strength Standards, and Assessment for University Athletes
    [mashshare] Freelap Friday Five with Craig Turner and Nate Brookreson Freelap USA: What types of jump testing do you utilize with your athlete populations? Craig Turner and Nate Brookreson: A staple test utilized between our sports is the countermovement vertical jump assessment. This is performed on a dual ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 18-01-19
    6 days ago
  • Can you get 8 guys, non-West African descent, to run 9.08s? No way
    I missed my short thought yesterday – just a crazy busy day of meetings and last minute prep before a work trip to the UK and Paris starting today, so apologies for that. Because I’m killing some time on the plane, my short thought is coming to you from 10353m ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 17-01-19
    7 days ago
  • Jérome Simian on Building a World Record Holding Decathlete: Just Fly Performance Podcast #133
    Today’s episode features Jérome Simian, French physical preparation coach. Jérome is a coach who not only has been trained by some of the best minds in the world (Jay Schroeder and Charles Poliquin) but also works with some of the greatest athletes in the world, notably Kevin Mayer, the new ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 17-01-19
    7 days ago
  • Principles for the Periodization of Volume and Intensity with Autoregulation
    [mashshare] By Cody Roberts As high-performance practitioners, it is our responsibility to think logically about the programming and implementation of training as it relates to the actual daily environment of our athletes. In many cases, those athletes are adjusting to an academic load and ever-evolving range of social stresses ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 17-01-19
    1 week ago
  • A Broad and Balanced Curriculum
    Curriculum Shorts (Some short musings about curriculum) A broad and balanced curriculum for every pupil is a necessary part of a rich education, what should it mean in practice? The most obvious places where the aims of ‘broad and balanced’ take second place to ‘pragmatic narrowing’ are during the ... read more
    Source: Martin Robinson – Surreal AnarchyPublished on 16-01-19
    1 week ago
  • A Broad and Balanced Curriculum
    Curriculum Shorts (Some short musings about curriculum) A broad and balanced curriculum for every pupil is a necessary part of a rich education, what should it mean in practice? The most obvious places where the aims of ‘broad and balanced’ take second place to ‘pragmatic narrowing’ are during the ... read more
    Source: Martin Robinson – Surreal AnarchyPublished on 16-01-19
    1 week ago
  • 10 Vital Neuromuscular Adaptations Strength Coaches Should Learn
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle Training the neuromuscular system is a major responsibility for coaches. It's complex, difficult to manage, and the adaptations are sometimes slow to improve. Also, coaches need to constantly review and study to progress their athletes as well as the field of coaching. Relying on soft ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 16-01-19
    1 week ago
  • The Curious Case of Dr Freeman and the Testogel, and Conspiracy Contortionism in denial of fire
    I wonder when we reached the point where the person who views Team Sky’s unprecedented success through deeply skeptical eyes is the one who is closer to looking at the more plausible explanation? The point where a person attempting to rationalize the never-ending drip feed of deceit and lies ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 15-01-19
    1 week ago
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