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!

  • Training After Illness
    During the winter months, many of us get ill and training gets put on the back burner. Here is a simple guide to getting back into the game, at least what I've done over the years. 1. I think people need to understand the difference between being sick and ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 20-03-18
    4 days ago
  • To Drill or Not to Drill
    [mashshare] By Doug Kechijian If you are a performance or sports medicine professional with an internet connection, you may have noticed that the practice of prescribing drills is somewhat under attack. The underlying suggestion during these drill critiques is effectively that movement skill cannot be cultivated by ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 20-03-18
    4 days ago
  • Breathe New Life into Your Performance!
    [mashshare] By Chris Gallagher and Stephanie Au You breathe about 20,000 times per day, so imagine the impact that breathing can have on daily living—your habitual posture, your repetive movements, everything that influences your body’s ability to move and perform. How much time do you or your ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 19-03-18
    5 days ago
  • The most effective training programme for in-season rugby players
    By Graeme Morris The wait is finally over. The rugby season has officially kicked off (in the southern hemisphere). As a strength and conditioning coach it immediately becomes apparent the challenges that the players will face in trying to maintain [...] CONTINUE READING The post The most effective training ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 18-03-18
    6 days ago
  • Do you know the top 5 reasons to follow a low volume training programme?
    This week’s post is reposted courtesy of my friend and colleague Jay Demayo at (check out Jay’s webinar’s for the site right here). Jay runs a regular feature on his site named My Thoughts Monday, where coaches are invited [...] CONTINUE READING The post Do you know the ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 18-03-18
    6 days ago
  • Building fluidity, co-ordination, rhythm and timing in rugby
    by Graeme Morris There are many variables athletes and coaches must consider when developing a training program. The end goal is to create efficient athletes who are stronger, faster, fitter, more robust and motivated to train in their sport. I’m [...] CONTINUE READING The post Building fluidity, co-ordination, rhythm ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 18-03-18
    6 days ago
  • Super Stable Genius Week 11: March 12-18 2018
    FIRST WORD“Think about your preparation, not theirs; your execution, not theirs; your effort and desire, not theirs. Don't worry about them. Let them worry about you.” - Kyle Snyder, 2016 Olympic Champion, wrestling POD OF THE WEEKPerception-Action with Rob Gray‘The Why, What, How, and When of Movement Variability’I’m not even going ... read more
    Source: Stuart McMillan Speed StrengthPublished on 18-03-18
    6 days ago
  • The Joy of Kretchmar
    Each one of us who joins #Physed Twitter is in search of something. For one it may be resources, for another, it is new ideas. Some come seeking a community of practice they don’t have in their own school. Others are not sure what they are seeking for so tend to ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 17-03-18
    1 week ago
  • Athlete Centred Coaching
    The concept of "ideal lesson plans" was strong in my teacher education training. It had emphasised order, control and the value of "set induction". Set induction is where the markers for the session are all set out prior to students/players arrival, so that when students/players "come in" they are looking ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 17-03-18
    1 week ago
  • Is it time for ResearchEd:PE?
    "Without authoritive & informed insights the education community remains susceptible to glib truths" @alateliteaI was recently asked why I put so much stock in "evidence informed practice" - why didn't I just accept observation from my teaching as evidence of what "works". My response was that we are all susceptible ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 16-03-18
    1 week ago
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