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 Stealer’s Two-Step: Increasing Speed on the Basepath
    This past winter, I had a conversation with one of my collegiate baseball players (who I’ll refer to as JD) regarding techniques that are taught by current baseball coaches. Baseball has always paid homage to wisdom from the past and clung to the trends produced from this idolization—that is, ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 16-06-21
    4 days ago
  • Faf de Klerk on Lions, Sharks and Springboks
    The South Africa scrum-half reflects on the highs and lows of his career with RW’s Tom English Faf de Klerk was part of South Africa's 2019 World Cup-winning side (Getty Images)The South Africa scrum-half reflects on the highs and lows of his career with RW’s Tom English  ... read more
    Source: Rugby WorldPublished on 16-06-21
    4 days ago
  • Japan coach Jamie Joseph on facing the Lions
    The Brave Blossoms face the British & Irish Lions at BT Murrayfield on Saturday 26 JuneJapan players celebrate beating Scotland at RWC 2019 (Getty Images)The Brave Blossoms face the British & Irish Lions at BT Murrayfield on Saturday 26 June ... read more
    Source: Rugby WorldPublished on 15-06-21
    5 days ago
  • Who is Faf de Klerk: Ten things you should know about the South Africa scrum-half
    Find out more about the Sale Sharks No 9Faf de Klerk training in the week of the 2019 Rugby World Cup final (Getty Images) Find out more about the Sale Sharks No 9 ... read more
    Source: Rugby WorldPublished on 15-06-21
    5 days ago
  • Pro14 rebrands as United Rugby Championship
    The competition welcomes South Africa's Cell C Sharks, DHL Stormers, Emirates Lions and Vodacom BullsDetails have today been revealed for a new competition, as the Pro14 transforms into the United Rugby Championship. The new …Continue reading » ... read more
    Source: Rugby WorldPublished on 15-06-21
    5 days ago
  • Meet Harlequins half-backs Danny Care and Marcus Smith
    Their form has propelled Quins into the Premiership play-offs and here they tell Rugby World what makes them tickTheir form has propelled Quins into the Premiership play-offs and here they tell Rugby World what makes them tick ... read more
    Source: Rugby WorldPublished on 15-06-21
    5 days ago
  • Using MuscleLab for Sports Performance
    If a sports performance coach wants to optimize the development of their athletes, they should look for ways to frequently assess them throughout the year. The three main areas I like to assess during the course of the year are: Speed (acceleration and peak velocity). Power (singular and repeated). ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 15-06-21
    5 days ago
  • 356 – Article Review: How do Changes in Informational Constraints Influence Movement Variability?
    356How do changes in the perceptual information available alter movement variability? If we constrain vision with occluding glasses or constrain audition with headphones how do performers adapt their movements? How does this depend on skill level?Download link Articles:The role of variability in the control of the basketball dribble under different ... read more
    Source: Perception Action Podcast – Rob GrayPublished on 15-06-21
    5 days ago
  • Crosses Prevent Losses
    In my current coaching endeavor, our team is struggling to score goals. We create some quality chances but haven’t been clinical in finishing those created chances. We do very well in possession. We are a patient team on the ball. We do a good job limiting forced passes. We ... read more
    Source: Can’t Pass Can’t PlayPublished on 14-06-21
    5 days ago
  • 5/3/1 and High School Powerlifting
    From Jim: I received this email last week from Aaron Maves.  He is one of the coaches at Elk Mound High School in Elk Mound, Wisconsin.  I love hearing stories like this; kids discovering weight training and learning about strength and the effects of effort and discipline.  And the magic ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 14-06-21
    5 days ago
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