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!

  • Wendler Correctional Facility
    Do you require a well needed kick in the ass?  Come join us for a brief spell at the Wendler Correctional Facility.  Even a month commitment can help rejuvenate the mind and body. At the W.C.F. you will be expected to do the following: 1. Train your body; lifting, mobility ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 08-02-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Strength vs Hypertrophy: The Dilemma
    I was recently asked what was more important for an older lifter, strength or hypertrophy.  Here is my answer: I believe you should train for both; but don’t be so quick to think that these two ways of training are so far away from each other. You don’t need to ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 08-02-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Lee Taft on the Art of Developing Team Sport Speed and Change of Direction
    [mashshare] Freelap Friday Five with Lee Taft Lee Taft, known to most simply as “The Speed Guy,” is highly respected as one of the top athletic movement specialists. He has taught his multidirectional speed methods to top performance coaches and fitness professionals all over the world. Since 1989, Lee ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 08-02-19
    2 weeks ago
  • 4-bullet Friday: More on the age-elite athlete thing, you all rock, plus “My most interesting” links for you
    Real quick-fire today, with some links and things I found interesting this week: Top 1. The elite athlete and age: Follow up on my last post On Wednesday, I wrote a short thought on whether the conventional wisdom around how elite athletes “expire” and fade with age ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 08-02-19
    2 weeks ago
  • How do children learn to speak?
    In chapter 2 of my book, Making Kids Cleverer, I discuss, David Geary's theory of biologically primary and secondary knowledge. Human beings seem to possess various universal behaviours and characteristics common regardless of the specific culture into which they're born. Geary's theory suggests that such species-wide traits must have some ... read more
    Source: David Didau – The Learning SpyPublished on 08-02-19
    2 weeks ago
  • James Smith (U of Strength) on Getting Better Transfer to Sport out of Physical Preparation: Just Fly Performance Podcast #136
    Today’s episode features James Smith, owner of the “U of Strength” in Tyngsboro Massachusetts.   James has coached a variety of athletes from the novice to the elite skill levels, some of which include current NHL, NBA, and MLS players and the 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Champion UConn Huskies. Through ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 07-02-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Touch it…
    I spend a great deal of my time with patients trying to correct lots of misinformation or misunderstandings they get from many other sources, such as the media, or the internet, or from other therapists. One subject I seem to challenge the most is when patients have been told that ... read more
    Source: Adam Meakins – The Sports PhysioPublished on 07-02-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Towards a Player-Environment Centred Approach- some theory and practice
    Those of you who are frequent readers of this blog will know that the pedagogical framework I propose endorses the importance of a continuous, intertwined relationship between decision-making and action, perception and cognition in football (e.g. Davids, Araújo, Vilar, et al. 2013). This is of course in conflict with ... read more
    Source: FootblogballPublished on 07-02-19
    2 weeks ago
  • The Epistemology of English
    For some time now I've been thinking about how epistemology* - how knowledge is accumulated and divvied up - in English as an academic discipline. While I'm not at all sure that I've accomplished anything particularly profound or useful, I've identified four distinct areas which I'm calling metaphor, story, argument ... read more
    Source: David Didau – The Learning SpyPublished on 07-02-19
    2 weeks ago
  • The aging of elite performance: “Geriatric champions” and have the rules for getting older changed?
    Yesterday, I was sent this link. It says that Dwain Chambers, he of THG and a doping ban in 2004 (!), is making a comeback, hoping to qualify for Team GB at the European Indoor Championships. At the age of 40. Well, almost 41. My first thought was “Of course ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 06-02-19
    2 weeks ago
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