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!

  • How to forecast the World Cup
    Predicting the outcome of the World Cup is difficult. There aren’t that many international matches, and the squads are constantly changing anyway. At 21st Club, we have two different approaches for forecasting international competitions. Our League of Nations model incorporates results from national team matches, including tournaments, qualifiers and friendlies, ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 14-06-18
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  • Training Variety and Sequencing for Advanced Athletes with Derek Evely, Just Fly Performance Podcast #102
    Today’s episode features track and field coach, and training organization expert Derek Evely.  Derek made his original appearance on episode #43 of the podcast where he spoke extensively on the core principles of the Bondarchuk training system, and how it’s ideas it can be applied into sprint training.  Derek is ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 13-06-18
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  • Why the Jerk Lift Is the Crown Jewel in Weightlifting
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle The most startling revelation I have had in the last year is the simple lack of appreciation for a great jerk lift from a well-trained athlete. Jerks have always been the second-class part of weightlifting in sports training, as they require a lot of technical ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 13-06-18
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  • Why the Constraints Led Approach is not an ‘all you can eat buffet’ – Rob Gray in conversation with ‘The Conclave’
    At the Talent Equation we like to innovate and try new things. In keeping with this spirit of innovation this week's episode is a bit of an experiment. Rob Gray from and The Perception Action Podcast stopped by for a chat and was game enough to allow me to ... read more
    Source: Stuart Armstrong – The Talent EquationPublished on 13-06-18
    1 week ago
  • Leadership
    Leadership = modeling If we want our people to try new things, we need to try new things. If we want our people to own their mistakes and ask for feedback, we need to own our mistakes and ask for feedback. If we want our people to be learners, we ... read more
    Source: Train UglyPublished on 12-06-18
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  • Strength and Conditioning Advice When Training Golfers
    [mashshare] By William Wayland If there was ever a failure to communicate between a sub-discipline and a sport, it would be strength and conditioning and golf. When athletes in top-flight sports reveal their supplementary work, we often see explosions in fad diets, gadgets, training methods, and workouts—such is the ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 12-06-18
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  • Top 10 take aways from Track Field Consortium part 1
    This past weekend I was honoured to be invited by Tony Holler and Chris Korfist (both guests on this podcast) to present at Track Football Consortium 6. TFC is the brainchild of Tony and Chris- where the worlds of American [...] CONTINUE READING The post Top 10 take aways ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 12-06-18
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  • Very Stable Idiot Week 23: June 4-10 2018
    THE FIRST WORD “Contrariwise,” continued Tweedledee, “if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn’t, it ain't. That's logic.” — Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-GlassFrom an interview with Naval:“I think eventually we will start also viewing social media, at least parts ... read more
    Source: Stuart McMillan Speed StrengthPublished on 10-06-18
    2 weeks ago
  • What encourages or inhibits children and youth participation in sport?
    From a socio-cultural perspective, sport is prominent in the lives of Australians. With respect to young children, 60% or more of Australian children aged 5-14 participate in some form of organised sport outside school hours. There is international consensus that regular participation in physical activity like sport offers benefits to ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 10-06-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Training Mental Toughness Based on Current Literature: A Track Coach’s Perspective
      By Justin Fawley   Introduction What is mental toughness, and is it possible for us to train it? I believe that we absolutely are able to sharpen an athlete’s mental state through proper preparation, but oftentimes “toughness” is too broad of a term, and we lose sight of what ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 09-06-18
    2 weeks ago
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