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!

  • The Pragmatist’s Approach to Strength and Conditioning
    [mashshare] By William Wayland What is a strength and conditioning pragmatist? By definition, pragmatism is an approach that evaluates theories or beliefs in terms of the success of their practical application. Ideally, every strength and conditioning coach is a pragmatist at heart. Pragmatism is often seen as crude, as ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 10-12-18
    1 week ago
  • The Socially-Mobile Curriculum
    Curriculum Shorts (Some short musings about curriculum) The thought that the only thing keeping the unwashed hordes from taking up positions at the highest echelons of society is, somewhat, ludicrous. The idea that by learning a smattering of Latin, the history of kings and queens, Darwinian theories, and iambic pentameter ... read more
    Source: Martin Robinson – Surreal AnarchyPublished on 09-12-18
    1 week ago
  • The “Living” Set and Training Ideas From Masters of Coaching
    Here is something to consider: how “alive” is your training program and coaching process when athletes are in the gym? When I first started in my internships in athletic performance at age 21 and 22, my first impression was that the primary tenants of working with athletes in the gym ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 08-12-18
    1 week ago
  • 10 Ways to Apply Sports Technology on a Budget
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle At the high school level, the most common question I hear is how to apply sport science principles without a huge budget. Most coaches worry about whether their aging sports equipment and uniforms are up to date and functioning, never mind GPS or other ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 08-12-18
    1 week ago
  • Fitness Testing and Physical Education
    Fitness testing (FT) in physical education is a controversial topic. Advantages of  fitness testing in PE is that the tests are generally safe to implement, involve minimal equipment, and they are easy to administer. When FT's are used as stimulus material for education about movement, such as components of fitness ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 08-12-18
    1 week ago
  • What is physical education? A Siedentopian answer.
    I recently came across Siedentop's (1990) book, Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness and Sport. In this book, there is a couple of chapters explaining the emergence of a 'new' physical education from the mid 1880's and the fading of physical education as training of the body through gymnastics and drill. ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 07-12-18
    2 weeks ago
  • A Constraints Led Approach is not ‘just’ Another Game-Centred Approach
    The two previous blogs (Seminar in Stockholm and Seminar in Rotherham) generated some good discussions. However one question that kept coming up was with regard to: Constraints Led Approach is not small sided games aor game based session design. A game based approach doesn’t mean just play a game. ... read more
    Source: FootblogballPublished on 07-12-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Building the World’s Greatest Athletes with Jerome Simian
    [mashshare] Freelap Friday Five with Jerome Simian Jerome Simian has coached athletes who medaled internationally in seven different disciplines. In track and field, he has coached Kevin Mayer to a world record in the decathlon, as well as others who won medals at the Olympics and World Championship in ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 07-12-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Chris Chase on NBA Performance Training Menu’s and Tissue Optimization: Just Fly Performance Podcast #127
    Today’s episode features Chris Chase, who is currently the Director of Performance for the Memphis Grizzlies.  When it comes to working with professional athletes, the world of sports performance is literally a “different ballgame” compared to what happens in the training of high school or even collegiate athletes. In keeping ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 06-12-18
    2 weeks ago
  • 10 Unanswered Questions in Sports Science for 2018 (Part 1)
    [mashshare] By Craig Pickering Sports science often gets bad press, and I’m not entirely sure why. Recently, Wayne Goldsmith published an article titled “Sports Science: You’ve Still Got it Wrong,” in which he detailed 10 points where he felt sports science was failing. While there were many problems with ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 06-12-18
    2 weeks ago
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