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!

  • The guiding principles of training
    By Graeme Morris There are many factors coaches must consider when developing an athletic program, but specificity, overload and progressions are the cornerstone of a successful programme. Observance of these three allow athletes to be exposed to the right training [...] CONTINUE READING The post The guiding principles of ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 04-08-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Biases and Bad Habits that Undermine the S&C Community
    [mashshare] By Mark Hoover Social media has been both a curse and a great tool for the sports performance community. As anyone who is in my network of “contacts” knows, I spend a great deal of time both reading and posting. While it can be time-consuming, it has led ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 03-08-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Building the Athletic Softball Player with Nancy Newell
    Looking for some innovative training concepts to apply to softball or any team sport? In this week’s Friday Five, Nancy Newell, a leading performance coach in strength development and softball preparation, explains how to take track and field concepts with strength and conditioning and implement them practically in a team ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 02-08-19
    2 weeks ago
  • Reconstituting Proprioception Training for Sports Performance
    [mashshare] By Matt Cooper Outside of making statements about nutrition, I’m not sure there’s a quicker way to get enemies in the training world than to talk about proprioception training—specifically, instability work. At best you bore people: minds drift to images of old-school physical therapy exercises on balance pads. ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 01-08-19
    3 weeks ago
  • The Test of Time—When Old School Methods Meet New School Tech
    Many of the groundbreaking methods and technologies we use may reflect not so much a new school of thought, but rather a creative refinement of old ideas in a convenient way. What we do today, however, certainly improves on what we attempted to do in the past. Author information ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 30-07-19
    3 weeks ago
  • The Test of Time—When Old School Methods Meet New School Tech
    [mashshare] By Ken Jakalski When reading about the latest innovative approach to speed training, legendary Dutch coach Henk Kraaijenhof would often use the phrase "old wine in new bottles" to suggest that the concepts introduced had, in fact, been around in different forms for quite a long time. ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 30-07-19
    3 weeks ago
  • Start with a Bang (and Other Keys to Winning in the 4×100 Relay)
    [mashshare] Coaches are in constant pursuit of peak performances, personal records, and maximum efforts. With all these superlative focuses, consistency often gets overlooked. Yet coaches should always strive for consistency. In track and field, one area in which reliability and precision are absolutely essential is during handoffs in a 4x100m ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 29-07-19
    3 weeks ago
  • Start with a Bang (and Other Keys to Winning in the 4×100 Relay)
    The handoffs in a 4x100m relay are one area in track and field that requires precision. Coach Brumund-Smith discusses how to use the bang step and other strategies for reliable handoffs. He then takes a comprehensive look at key factors for winning, including lane discipline, stance, passing zones, and drills. ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 29-07-19
    3 weeks ago
  • The PE Play Book – July 2019 Edition
    The PE in the title will take on two meanings; Physical Education but also Practice Focused and Evidence Informed. What do I mean by Practice Focused and Evidence Informed? Practice Focused Evidence Informed Purpose of Curriculum Theory and Research Content of Curriculum My own experience of teaching Teaching of Curriculum ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 28-07-19
    3 weeks ago
  • Programming high-speed running and mechanical work in relation to technical contents and match schedule in professional soccer
    Buchheit M. Programming high-speed running and mechanical work in relation to technical contents and match schedule in professional soccer. Sport Performance & Science Reports, 2019, July, #69, V1 Full text here The post Programming high-speed running and mechanical work in relation to technical contents and match schedule in professional soccer ... read more
    Source: Martin BuchheitPublished on 28-07-19
    3 weeks ago
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