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!

  • 7 Exercises Missing in Traditional Strength and Core Training for Golf
    [mashshare] Strength and core training in golf is much like the game itself—traditional and steeped in years of “we do it this way because that’s how we’ve always done it” thinking. The uptick in sports science being done in the field has challenged that belief in recent years. This ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 26-03-20
    2 weeks ago
  • Reflections Back to the Future: How going back helps you go forward
    This was something I wrote 18 months ago as part of our in-house coach development looking at some of the moments along our coaching journey and how they have shaped and influenced the way we think and act today.  The person we are is constantly changing but having central beliefs ... read more
    Source: Tom Farrow – Arete PerformancePublished on 25-03-20
    2 weeks ago
  • Automating Match Reports
    I am a big believer in ‘if it can be automated, it should be’. Nothing pains me more than to see people constantly doing manual tasks when there simply is a better way. Recently I came across this kind of problem and thought it was worth sharing. In this case ... read more
    Source: Rob Carroll – Video AnalystPublished on 25-03-20
    2 weeks ago
  • Should the Overhead Athlete (or Any Athlete) Lift Weights Overhead?
    [mashshare] Like many of my professional associates and peers throughout the country, over the course of my professional career I have rehabilitated and/or performance enhancement trained the athletes placed in my care. In my four decades of practice, I personally have worked with thousands of athletes participating in many ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 25-03-20
    2 weeks ago
  • Strength as a Spectrum: Applying Velocity Based Training in the 1×20 System
    [mashshare] The field of athletic development and sport preparation often undergoes audits via the latest fads, trends, and paradigm shifts. Lately, many successful coaches have moved toward low dose, optimal dose, minimal effective dose, or insert your term here dose. This is especially true among the coaches I've been ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 24-03-20
    2 weeks ago
  • Don’t go viral…
    Since there was a lot of enthusiasm about the last two posts of this blog, , I will continue to support your quest to stay healthy. Especially since the last outbreaks of viral infection in this millennium, researchers have been searching for components that slow down or stop the replication ... read more
    2 weeks ago
  • Does Breath Training Help Sports and Health
    [mashshare] Every month, we see another research study or social media post on breathing training. I usually click and read the points and hope that something new, or pardon the pun, inspiring was shared online. After seeing the same arguments and positions repeated, I figured I would write something ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 23-03-20
    2 weeks ago
  • TidyX: Episode 2 — Sentiment Analysis & Word Clouds
    In Episode 2 of TidyX, Ellis Hughes and I breakdown the code submission from Robin Sifre, who did some sentiment analysis of the transcripts from the popular TV show, The Office. The data for the analysis was provided by the TidyTuesday Project. Ellis then applies a similar approach to Robin ... read more
    Source: Patrick Ward – Optimum Sports PerformancePublished on 23-03-20
    2 weeks ago
  • Creating and Developing a Quality Team Culture
    Planning a rugby programme in my environment isn’t as simple as designing training sessions to optimise performance. Players must balance academic, internship, and job commitments with their rugby often being last on the list because of the finances needed to pay their tuition fees. They bring with them a range ... read more
    Source: Nick Hill CoachingPublished on 22-03-20
    2 weeks ago
  • The right tool, for the right job.
    PE Teachers have an almighty tool shed of teaching styles, methods and approaches at their disposal to nurture the physically educated person. We can develop the quality and impact of our teaching by expanding the range of tools we have, picking the right tool for the job at hand, and ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 22-03-20
    2 weeks ago
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