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!

  • Feet training in young elite handball players: a step forward?
    Buchheit M. Arnaud Parisy, Fabien Leblond & Christine Renaud. Feet training in young elite handball players: a step forward? Sport Performance and Science Reports, 2018, Nov, #1, v1. Full text here Study conducted with the players of the 2 Handball Academies in Amiens (Picardie, France) in 2006-2008 – at that time ... read more
    Source: Martin BuchheitPublished on 13-06-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Overhead Squats – The Exercise You Love to Hate
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle My least favorite exercise, but one that I have been incorporating more and more, is the overhead squat. In the past, I have had very few athletes use the exercise as a training modality, but now it’s nearly a staple. Overhead squats are like vegetables, ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 12-06-19
    2 weeks ago
  • What Descartes and a puppy can teach us about the youth sport experience – a conversation with Sam Jarman
    Sam Jarman is back and this time he is really challenging some of my conceptions of what we understand to be the reality of the youth sport experience. In this episode we delve into philosophical psychology as we explore whether what we value in sport is actually a product of ... read more
    Source: Stuart Armstrong – The Talent EquationPublished on 12-06-19
    2 weeks ago
  • One Man’s Dive Into Extreme Isometrics
    Please read the title again. Note the first word. The material below is based off an n = 1 experiment. Many of the outcomes (such as increased hypertrophy in my quadriceps) are anecdotal or based on non-scientific observation. I did not take before and after photos of my quads because ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 11-06-19
    2 weeks ago
  • How to Train Acceleration and Closing Speed in Cross Country
    [mashshare] By Michael Farthing Before the 2018 season, our coaching staff for the Downers Grove South girls high school cross country team went through our yearly evaluation of the previous season’s training plan. Immediately, we focused on needing to improve speed development. Our team could run solid races, but ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 11-06-19
    2 weeks ago
  • The Rewards of Training Female Athletes
    [mashshare] By Mark Hoover Recently, something came out of my mouth that would probably surprise most people that know me. I told a colleague of mine, “If I ever had the chance at some point in my career, I’d take a job coaching just female athletes.” This comes from ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 10-06-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Jacked & Athletic – Training Wisdom for Simultaneous Muscle and Performance Gain
    Every intervention has potential positives and negatives: You increase vertical jump 6 inches with a plyometric program but now you’re more likely to get injured because it wasn’t backed up with strength. You gained heaps of muscle in the off-season but now you’re less explosive at jumping, cutting, and sprinting. ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 08-06-19
    3 weeks ago
  • School’s Out! 4 Coaching Tips for Athletes to Have a Successful Summer
    [mashshare] By Carmen Pata The end of the school year is always a hard time for me. After a long winter, the entire campus is excited about getting outside and enjoying the spring weather. Teachers are wrapping up their classes and everyone is ready to be finished. Athletes are ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 08-06-19
    3 weeks ago
  • Artificial aids? Let’s keep it real
    Why you might need to reconsider how you use, and if you should use, artificial aids to build skills. The post Artificial aids? Let’s keep it real appeared first on Rugby Coach Weekly. ... read more
    Source: Rugby Coach Weekly – Dan CottrellPublished on 07-06-19
    3 weeks ago
  • High-Performance Networks and Remote Coaching with Brendan Cole
    [mashshare] Freelap Friday Five with Brendan Cole Brendan Cole, MS, is currently the Start Coach for the United States Bobsled and Skeleton Federation. In 2018, he was part of the training staff that coached the United States Two-Woman team to an Olympic Silver medal. Cole is an accomplished hurdler ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 07-06-19
    3 weeks ago
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