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, Adaptation & Adaptogens
    Adaptation of the human body and mind is the foundation of the training process. The human organism adapts in a rather predictable and specific way to the stimuli that training presents. Most of the time we try to modulate this external stimuli by applying different training loads, exercise, volumes and/or ... read more
    2 weeks ago
  • What to Do If Your Athletes Are Not Improving
    [mashshare] By Noah Kaminsky Current research and athlete development models both support a simple conclusion—high school and collegiate athletes should improve on an annual basis. As coaches, it’s our job to support and guide our athletes toward success, and we have countless resources geared toward maximizing the training process. ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 05-10-19
    2 weeks ago
  • High-Performance Basketball Training with Brijesh Patel
    [mashshare] Freelap Friday Five with Brijesh Patel Brijesh Patel joined Quinnipiac University in August 2008 as the athletic department’s Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Patel previously held the title of Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He primarily works with ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 04-10-19
    2 weeks ago
  • How S&C Coaches Can Assess Thoracic Spine & Upper Extremity Mobility
    [mashshare] By Louis Howe As mobility is a key physical quality that underpins most athletic movements, strength and conditioning coaches must possess the skill set and tools to assess it. Conventionally, range of motion (ROM) tests have been performed using specialized equipment such as inclinometers and goniometers. To make ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 02-10-19
    3 weeks ago
  • ACL Injury Reduction Training with Female Soccer Athletes
    [mashshare] By Joshua Brewer Before training begins for any athlete, a full movement analysis of each individual joint should be done. For me, if there is any joint that is not fully prepared from a standpoint of overall health (balance of strength and active range of motion), then we ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 01-10-19
    3 weeks ago
  • Big Sam – English football’s unlikely Revolutionary?
    In the embryonic days of the Premier League, little in the way of sophisticated statistics, Sports Science or even nutritional knowledge was to be found. A pervasive drinking culture – including Arsenal’s infamous Tuesday Club, simplistic football styles and ancient training methods dogged the English game. The continent, in football ... read more
    Source: Rob Carroll – Video AnalystPublished on 01-10-19
    3 weeks ago
  • Can the Free Energy Principle be made ecological? (Bruineberg et al, 2018)
    Everyone loves Friston's free energy principle (FEP), and everyone wants it for their own. Not everyone can have it, though (well, at least not if it's going to mean anything) and so there's a spirited fight about who's theory it best fits in the literature. Bruineberg, Kiverstein & Rietveld (2018) argue two ... read more
    Source: Notes from Two Scientific PsychologistsPublished on 30-09-19
    3 weeks ago
  • The Fall and Rise of the Bulgarian Lunge
    [mashshare] By Kim Goss "If you don’t have the squat in your program, you don’t have a program!" has been a motto of Iron Game and strength-power athletes for the past half-century. In recent years, however, some strength coaches beg to differ. They contend that the "King of Exercises" ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 30-09-19
    3 weeks ago
  • Best in Show
    Best in Show is a mockumentary that takes a comedic view of dog shows, by following a number of participants and their dogs through a prestigious competition. During the competition judges not only compare dogs to each other, they also judge each dog against the parameters of the idealised version of its ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 29-09-19
    3 weeks ago
  • GK Development, Fun or Both?
    A number of people have asked for my opinion on a recent post and a clip of a GK that went public on Twitter, this one: https://twitter.com/Moalifc/status/1177305787271716864 Let’s start with some things for clarity because I know some people take an issue with them! Blogs are about personal opinions, ... read more
    Source: Nick Levett – Rivers of ThinkingPublished on 29-09-19
    3 weeks ago
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