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!

  • Vertimax Raptor – A Comprehensive Review and Training Guide
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle The use of resisted sprinting and agility equipment is a popular way to train athletes, and one system that that keeps coming up is the Vertimax Raptor. When making an investment in equipment, coaches must think about the value and promise of any training device, ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 30-11-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Retirement or Olympics?
    Finally, a few hours of uninterrupted thinking, reading and writing. So time for an update. A few years ago I was looking forward to quiet old days, retirement, fishing,  little bit of gardening reading the newspaper, etc. Nothing is further from current reality, I am busier than ever before. ... read more
    2 weeks ago
  • Retirement or Olympics?
    Finally, a few hours of uninterrupted thinking, reading and writing. So time for an update. A few years ago I was looking forward to quiet old days, retirement, fishing,  little bit of gardening reading the newspaper, etc. Nothing is further from current reality, I am busier than ever before. ... read more
    2 weeks ago
  • The Next Generation of Strength and Conditioning with Chris Bishop
    [mashshare] Freelap Friday Five with Chris Bishop Chris Bishop is a Senior Lecturer in Strength and Conditioning at Middlesex University, London, U.K., where he is the Program Leader for the MSc in Strength and Conditioning. He is also the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the newly formed NFL Academy ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 29-11-19
    2 weeks ago
  • 9 (Fun!) Games to Develop Movement Skills and Athleticism
    [mashshare] By Jeremy Frisch In a child's eyes, games are the most natural, recognizable, and enjoyable of all activities. Give kids free time and space, and you will see them either chasing each other playing tag or wrestling each other to the ground. From a coaching perspective, games are ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 27-11-19
    2 weeks ago
  • The distorting lens of perspective (and why teachers need to be professionally sceptical)
    We view the world from our own stance. Our view is unique which means we have unique insights and observations to offer, but it also means other people, viewing from different perspectives, see something different. I was interested to read Tom Sherrington's recent blog levelling the blame for substandard teaching ... read more
    Source: David Didau – The Learning SpyPublished on 26-11-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Does physical literacy offer anything more or different to “quality HPE”?
    I was asked to talk about the implications for quality teaching/teaching for effective HPE learning at the Western Australia HPE Conference. At the end of the presentation, I was asked: does physical literacy offer anything more or different to "quality HPE"?Physical literacy is a contested and sometimes confusing concept. Confusing ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 26-11-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Better Coaching Through Science—How to Collect Data that Matters
    [mashshare] By Chris Finn Whoever has the data is king. I’m by far not the first to write this, and the fact of the matter is that, in this data-driven age, it couldn’t be truer. The other thing that couldn’t be truer is that the king could be you. ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 26-11-19
    2 weeks ago
  • How to Gain Speed: Key Movement Exercises for High School Sprinters
    [mashshare] By Graham Eaton We absolutely can teach speed—contrary to what the color commentary guy on Monday night football may spout for effect to the masses. High school sport coaches work with athletes at a very important time in their athletic careers when they often come into our hands ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 25-11-19
    3 weeks ago
  • The road to hell
    My default assumption is that everyone working in education has good intentions. We all want children to be happier, healthier, safer, more creative and better problem solvers. But, good intentions are never enough. Over the past eight years I have used this blog to campaign against the nonsense that used ... read more
    Source: David Didau – The Learning SpyPublished on 24-11-19
    3 weeks ago
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