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!

  • Athlete Centred Coaching is not “let the players make all the decisions”
    I was recently chatting with someone who works in coach development for a national sport about his troubles gaining traction with the idea of athlete centred coaching with high performance coaches. "Shane, they dismiss it as they think it is about letting the players make all the decisions".The original athlete ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 09-08-18
    1 week ago
  • What Dr Suess can teach us about developing creative players – A conversation with Dan Peterson & Len Zaichowsky
    Dan Peterson and Len Zaichowsky PhD have written a great book called 'The Playmaker's Advantage' that is full of practical information backed up by scientific research to help coach to create environments that will foster the creative abilities of young athletes. Dan has a background in the technology industry but ... read more
    Source: Stuart Armstrong – The Talent EquationPublished on 09-08-18
    2 weeks ago
  • How to Save Your Job in Strength and Conditioning
    [mashshare] By Kurt Hester Over the past two decades, great strength and conditioning coaches have sometimes been maligned, often unfairly. As coaches, we have been judged by athletic trainers, sport coaches, athletic administration, sport scientists, and the media. Some of these criticisms are warranted because of the lack of ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 09-08-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Bounceback-‘ability’
    After his side climbed the table from 22nd to 6th in 2004, then-Crystal Palace manager Iain Dowie famously coined the term ‘bouncebackability’ to praise his side’s impressive rebound. The term has stuck – it even entered the Oxford English Dictionary the following year – and is now attached to any ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 09-08-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Bounceback-‘ability’
    After his side climbed the table from 22nd to 6th in 2004, then-Crystal Palace manager Iain Dowie famously coined the term ‘bouncebackability’ to praise his side’s impressive rebound. The term has stuck – it even entered the Oxford English Dictionary the following year – and is now attached to any ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 09-08-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Joel Smith: A Lens of my Coaching Viewpoints and Transformations. Just Fly Performance Podcast #110
    Today’s episode is a solo show, where unlike the question and answer shows I’ve done in the past, I wanted to speak at length on a single topic that I felt could offer value to coaches and the opportunity to sit and reflect on how each of us arrived at ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 08-08-18
    2 weeks ago
  • 7 Principles of Recovery in Sport Every Coach Must Know
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle Sport recovery is more complicated than whether ice baths are outdated or which compression socks to buy. Even though the science of recovery is in its very early stages, there are some great studies on athletes that are making a difference. The seven principles ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 08-08-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Achieving the Summation of Forces with Medicine Ball Training
    [mashshare] By Nick Garcia Medicine balls have been an important part of my training and coaching since the day I set foot at Cal State Northridge as a track athlete. Back then, we trained with medicine balls roughly two times a week, and normally there was a different theme ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 07-08-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Turning the Weight Room Warrior into a Perceptive Monster: The Missing Link in Physical Preparation
    By Michael Zweifel As an S&C professional, I’ve always been impressed with big “numbers” – a huge vertical jump, a crisp 5-10-5, or a heavy and deep back squat. But, the longer I work with athletes; the less and less I feel the need to push higher outputs in these ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 06-08-18
    2 weeks ago
  • To Lift or Not to Lift: The Rewards and Risks of Game-Day Lifting
    [mashshare] [freelap-power-lift] By Bob Alejo Game-day lifting has certainly made a splash on social media, which means it’s also running its course through athletics and strength and conditioning programs. For the most part, the benefits can be good. But like most things in the strength and conditioning world, ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 06-08-18
    2 weeks ago
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