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!

  • 20 Helpful Tips For The Squat
    We've heard the refrain a thousand times before that the squat is the "King of All Exercises". This gets redundant after a while.  There are a myriad of reasons why it's stayed on top for so long, the main one being that it's just the best and you should be ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 09-07-19
    1 week ago
  • How to Introduce Youth Athletes to Strength Training
    [mashshare] By Mark Hoover One of the great challenges faced by high school strength and conditioning coaches is developing an effective protocol to develop student-athletes in our performance programs. Having an effective entrance plan with well-thought-out progressions goes a long way to efficiently move your athletes along the path ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 08-07-19
    1 week ago
  • Teaching Swimming Dynamically and for Understanding
    All my children were taught to swim. The coaching was direct instruction with practice style tasks requiring replication of coach prescribed movement patterns. Recently, I watched a youth swimming lesson on my travels in the US. It too, involved direct instruction of specific movement requirements, and was pretty much the ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 07-07-19
    1 week ago
  • Contextual Sprinting and Developing Game Speed with Paul Caldbeck
    [mashshare] Freelap Friday Five with Paul Caldback Paul Caldbeck, MSC, ASCC, CSCS, is currently a consultant performance coach, and doctoral candidate at Liverpool John Moores University, where his research centers on contextual sprinting in soccer. He previously held the position of Physical Preparation Lead at a Premier League soccer ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 05-07-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Realities of Training High School Athletes
    In no particular order:First, your job is to make them physically better; not for football necessarily (or whatever sport your athletes are playing). Most of the kids that show up in our weight room are a long way off any kind of specialized sport training. They first need a physical ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 02-07-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Restoring players’ specific fitness and performance capacity in relation to match physical and technical demands. 
    Buchheit M. & Mayer N. Restoring players’ specific fitness and performance capacity in relation to match physical and technical demands.  FC Barcelone MUSCLE INJURY GUIDE: Prevention of and Return to Play from Muscle Injuries. 2018. BARCA INNOVATION HUB. Full text here     The post Restoring players’ specific fitness and ... read more
    Source: Martin BuchheitPublished on 02-07-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Confessions of an Instability Buff (and How I Now Train Balance for Sport)
    [mashshare] By Chris Finn The concept of unstable surface training blew my mind back in the late 2000s. To help pay tuition while I was finishing up physio school, I was training at a big box gym. At that time, it seemed to make so much sense as a ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 02-07-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Protected: Notes From: Sciences and Rugby 2019: The secret world of French Rugby
    Password Protected To view this protected post, enter the password below: Password: Submit The post Protected: Notes From: Sciences and Rugby 2019: The secret world of French Rugby appeared first on Sports Discovery. ... read more
    Source: Sports DiscoveryPublished on 01-07-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Considerations for the Director of Sports Medicine & Athletic Performance
    [mashshare] By Robert Panariello As a result of the recent tragedies that have transpired in collegiate athletics, there appears to be an increased push by many institutional administrations for the elimination of athletic department “silos.” This coordinated integration of various independent athletic departments is an attempt to cultivate a ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 01-07-19
    2 weeks ago
  • The PE Play Book – June 2019 Edition
    Every month for the last four years I have published the PE Play Book, a monthly round up of blog posts, podcasts, videos and online articles on PE and School Sport that I had read or listened to the previous month. However my reading habits have changed over that time ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 30-06-19
    3 weeks ago
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