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!

  • Sports Science Support on Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 3
    After breaking a Guinness World Record for the highest altitude game of football, Dawn Scott of the US Women’s National Team has been sharing a series of posts on the journey up Mount Kilimanjaro. In part one, Dawn talked about the preparation for the once in a lifetime challenge. In… ... read more
    Source: Sports DiscoveryPublished on 06-12-17
    1 week ago
  • Conferences suck… again!
    You may have read my blog a couple of years ago about the issues I have with most physio conferences, the high costs, the time away from family, the uncomfortable seating, the boring presentations, the terrible coffee, the limp pastries, and not forgetting the mind-numbing small talk. Well as… ... read more
    Source: Adam Meakins – The Sports PhysioPublished on 05-12-17
    1 week ago
  • The Books I Learned from the Most in 2017
    Every year, I look back and wish I read more. Whether it’s books, research articles, or even interesting blogs, I wish I blocked out more time for reading. Why? Because as I begin my end of the year... [ To read more, please click the title link above.] ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 04-12-17
    1 week ago
  • Coaching with Craft #4: How are YOU getting better as a coach?
    The Question of the week is: What are the most important areas of growth in your coaching currently? What is Coaching with Craft? Every week, we ask a group of coaches one question and give them... [ To read more, please click the title link above.] ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 04-12-17
    1 week ago
  • How Simple Is the 5/3/1 Training Program To Use?
    From Jim: Don't confuse complexity with effectiveness. A program only needs to be as complex as to make progress. One thing that I preach to myself is that I'm always a beginner; the basics will always work. The only thing that changes is the application of the basics.  The following… ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 04-12-17
    2 weeks ago
  • “Ice in the Veins”, Mental Skill Creation for High Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast 75: Nick Davis
    Today’s guest is Nick Davis, head women’s track and field coach at the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse.  Nick Davis has been a successful track and field coach with multiple stops on the NCAA Division I and III levels, has experience in research, lecturing and course instruction, and has also published… ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 04-12-17
    2 weeks ago
  • In Defence of the Graded Report Card
    In a piece for the TES Bernard Trafford wrote that: Assessment is linked, of course, to the whole question of reporting. Many parents still love nice, simple effort and attainment grades: they feel they know how their child is getting on. The message that such judgements are both arbitrary… ... read more
    Source: Martin Robinson – Surreal AnarchyPublished on 04-12-17
    2 weeks ago
  • How To Use the Hex (Trap) Bar for Sports Training
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle The hexagonal barbell, also known as the trap or hex bar, is prized by some coaches and scoffed by others. Its popularity bar is growing in fitness circles, likely due to its simplicity and the ability to load athletes quickly. Although I hate the… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 04-12-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Book review: Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
      Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande I first read this book nearly 2 years ago during my time in Argentina after a recommendation from Mladen Jovanovic. My rationale for reading this book was one of the primary tasks we had [...] CONTINUE READING The post Book review: Checklist Manifesto… ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 03-12-17
    2 weeks ago
  • WATCH: A fantastic story and a great cause
    Each year I try to present a series of coaching seminars, where I share the ideas and methods that underpin how I work as a strength coach. I find it’s great for keeping me sharp, I get to meet and [...] CONTINUE READING The post WATCH: A fantastic story… ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 03-12-17
    2 weeks ago
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