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!

  • Role Models
    It’s performance management season again and I’m really beginning to despise it. Not for what it is trying to do, but what it has become. There is a pernicious idea that has taken hold in my experience of performance management that more is always better. No matter what you may… ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 08-10-17
    1 week ago
  • Linking Practice and Theory – Complex Systems in Sport Barcelona
    Here are my notes relating to what I spoke about in my part of the talk and presentation given at the Complex Systems in Sports Congress at Camp Nou Barcelona recently. There is increasing acceptance that individual differences among learners need to be accounted for when we plan our… ... read more
    Source: FootblogballPublished on 07-10-17
    1 week ago
  • Episode 58: What Coaching Methods Have You Outgrown?
    Welcome Back! In this episode of On Coaching with Magness & Marcus, it’s time to take on one of the important concepts in coaching: Change! How have we as coaches evolved in our thinking?... [ To read more, please click the title link above.] ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 06-10-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Romanian Deadlifts – Proper Implementation and Key Variations
    [mashshare] By William Wayland In a previous article, I discussed the hand supported split squat (HSSS) and the back squat to train lower body pushing patterns neurologically and structurally. To create a training trifecta and round out our program, I also use the Romanian deadlift (RDL). Our training… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 06-10-17
    2 weeks ago
  • It’s seminar time! The first Helping The Best To Get Better Seminar.
    As I announced in an earlier post, I am proud to announce my first seminar since 15 years, taking place November 18, in Hilversum, the Netherlands. For good reasons I decided that attendance will be by invitation only. If you did not receive an invitation, and would like to attend,… ... read more
    2 weeks ago
  • 4 Speed Training Lessons with High School Athletes
    [mashshare] By Chris Korfist Growing up in the ’70s and ’80s, a big part of my week was getting up early on Saturday morning to watch cartoons. One of my favorites was “Super Friends” (my second favorite was “Land of the Lost”), especially the episodes with Bizarro,… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 05-10-17
    2 weeks ago
  • The sport that we think we know
    We put the following questions to our team at 21st Club this week:Though the questions are incredibly simple – and about a sport we’ve each followed religiously for decades – no one got all the questions right to within the margin of error. Many of you will no doubt fail… ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 05-10-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Beyond General Strength: Concentric and Reactive Ballistics for Explosive Performance
    Roger Nelsen Jr. Laying a base of strength and muscle through controlled resistance training is essential for building and maintaining athleticism, but as with all things, the law of diminishing returns is in effect. While I like the sound of 45 pound plates ringing together as much as the next… ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 04-10-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Voice Protection and Projection for Teachers (and for Theresa)…
    I felt sorry for Theresa May. Coughing, spluttering, losing your voice whilst trying to retain a semblance of dignity during a speech must have been quite a trial. It is a trial many teachers have been through and will go through. A teacher’s voice is the most important tool… ... read more
    Source: Martin Robinson – Surreal AnarchyPublished on 04-10-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Instinctive Training
    In theory, I think "instinctive training" does hold water. But in practice, for most people it's probably counterproductive. This doesn't mean you can't adjust your training day to day a little bit — to account for feeling better (going for more reps on a final set) or feeling worse… ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 04-10-17
    2 weeks ago
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