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!

  • Episode 1- The Clean Slate Phenomenon
    I’m a distance runner, which means I am really good at thinking that I can do everything myself, as our sport is sometimes portrayed as the ultimate loner sport. But the reality is that, regardless of level, we need help, ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 26-01-15
    3 years ago
  • Episode 1- The Clean Slate Phenomenon
    I’m a distance runner, which means I am really good at thinking that I can do everything myself, as our sport is sometimes portrayed as the ultimate loner sport. But the reality is that, regardless of level, we need help, sometimes a lot of help, to get to the places… ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 26-01-15
    3 years ago
  • The Amen Clinics advertising is dangerous, disingenuous bullshit
    I’ve written before about Daniel Amen and his network of Amen Clinics, that (amongst other things) give utterly unnecessary doses of radiation to children. To briefly recap, Amen is a psychiatrist, author, motivational speaker etc. who has built his reputation and fortune on performing brain scans and then wildly exaggerating their… ... read more
    3 years ago
  • Zeitgebers – External Processes That Generate Structure In Our Daily Lives
    A conversation earlier this week where I discussed with a colleague that I had only been in my current job for ten months, and was looking forward to having a full year cycle in my new job complete, so I could be aware of the year-round structure and key dates… ... read more
    3 years ago
  • Bookbinding.
    Because our work life is boring enough, with a few friends we do a small project on a regular basis. If it was only to get to know people who are at least as passionate, obsessed or crazy about their jobs as we are. You ‘ll find some examples in… ... read more
    3 years ago
  • Eccentrics
    Last week my old friend Marco Pozzo was here to give a demonstration at one of the best physiotherapy clinics in Holland. He demonstrated one of my favorite toys in working with athletes, the Exentrix in its brand new and greatly improved version. In my opinion, especially in elite sports,… ... read more
    3 years ago
  • Delivering Training Programmes
    Short video featuring some of the work that has been taking place with young athletes from a range of team sports including rugby, basketball and netball. ... read more
    Source: Mark Williams – MatchFit YouthPublished on 23-01-15
    3 years ago
  • A career change and high performance organizations: The good, the bad & the ugly
    As I posted the other day, I’ve just finished my first (of presumably/hopefully many) stint in Dublin, working for World Rugby in a career change.  I resigned from the University of Cape Town at the end of last year, and rugby’s global governing body came forward right away to offer… ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 23-01-15
    3 years ago
  • Cool And Interesting Stuff (23/1)
    Hi Everyone, hope you have had a good week. Mine has been pretty busy – I’m getting ready for some presentations I am giving over the next few weeks in the Netherlands and Canada. I still managed to find some interesting stuff for you to check out: DETOX – Examine… ... read more
    Source: Craig PickeringPublished on 23-01-15
    3 years ago
  • How to gain muscle for rugby
    Ask the average rugby player why they lift weights and almost unanimously they will respond with wanting to get big or gain weight. They want to be strong, look big and feel big too. Similarly the most popular question I get asked is always about how to gain muscle… ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 22-01-15
    3 years ago
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