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 Build Strength and Power for Endurance Athletes
    [mashshare] By Jason Hettler [freelap-altis-logo] The role of the weight room in training endurance-based athletes is often relegated to high-volume, low-intensity parameters. The purpose of this article is to highlight additional benefits such as increasing robustness, improving movement quality, and minimizing energetic cost. Training 101 Before getting into the ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 11-10-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Why I Decided to have Cold-only Showers for a Year.
    From October 10th, 2017 to October 10th, 2018 I committed to cold-only showers.  Truth be told, I started regularly having cold-only showers way before that; though wasn't fussed if one of my kids jumped in with me and we added some hot water.  But for one year straight, including the ... read more
    Source: Grant Jenkins – Propel PerformPublished on 11-10-18
    2 weeks ago
  • London Red Raider Football – Original Krypteia Team
    Since about halfway through the 2016 Two-a-Days, I have been working with the London High School football team.  Matt Goodwin at Elitefts originally asked if I'd be interested in helping them out.  I called the head coach, Kyle Cutler and offered my services. Originally, I just helped as an assistant ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 10-10-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Movement Relativity
    Albert Einstein was often asked to explain the general theory of relativity.  Jokingly he would explain it as “put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute.  That’s relativity!” ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 10-10-18
    2 weeks ago
  • How to Use the Moxy Monitor with Athletes
    [mashshare] By Carl Valle Most coaches who ask me what is the hardest quality to develop in team sports are surprised that I say it’s developing aerobic capacity without compromising speed. With talented athletes being faster and more skilled, the days of pure workhorses are long gone. As this ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 10-10-18
    2 weeks ago
  • New event – The Talent Equation Live in partnership with Stewart’s Melville College
    2019 promises to be a busy year of learning and development events. Not only do I have the 'Future of Coaching' event with John O'Sullivan and Mark Bennett lined up for 4th January but I also have a new event later in the year on the 29th March in ... read more
    Source: Stuart Armstrong – The Talent EquationPublished on 10-10-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Bring Speed into the Weight Room with the HiTrainer
    [mashshare] By Eric Joly “Speed kills” is a cliché that is no less true for being over-repeated and under-trained. The fact is, time, equipment, and staffing constrain coaches to quantify progress and athletic development in pounds and highlight lifts. From an athletic development angle, it isn’t a lack of ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 09-10-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Using Pre-Season Testing to Support Decisions That Matter
    [mashshare] By Carmen Pata If you're like me, August is the most exciting month of the entire year. Football, soccer, volleyball, and cross country athletes are returning to campus for the pre-season camp. There's always the mix of freshmen who are overwhelmed and walking around wide-eyed. The seniors, grizzled ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 08-10-18
    2 weeks ago
  • The Big R’s… Reform or Revolution?
    So the dust has begun to settle after the lastest Big R’s event held in Manchester this weekend and after a relaxing Sunday doing some gardening, going for a run, cooking a mean chilli, and now with a beer in hand, I thought I’d reflect on and summarise my thoughts ... read more
    Source: Adam Meakins – The Sports PhysioPublished on 07-10-18
    2 weeks ago
  • Why rugby has “mental toughness” wrong…
    The phrase mental toughness in rugby circles evokes images of guys shouting and swearing, banging their heads against the wall, throwing up with anxiety, and generally losing their minds. The conventional wisdom is that guys have to “psych” themselves up [...] CONTINUE READING The post Why rugby has “mental ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 07-10-18
    2 weeks ago
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