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!

  • Why strength coaches don’t know endurance training- Domain Expertise, Chronic Cardio, and Confirmation Bias
    Why do smart people believe dumb things? No, I’m not talking about some intelligent person believing in some crazy conspiracy theory or seemingly irrational belief, I’m talking about really smart people talking about things that are just a side step ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 23-02-15
    3 years ago
  • Why strength coaches don’t know endurance training- Domain Expertise, Chronic Cardio, and Confirmation Bias
    Why do smart people believe dumb things? No, I’m not talking about some intelligent person believing in some crazy conspiracy theory or seemingly irrational belief, I’m talking about really smart people talking about things that are just a side step away from their area of expertise. I listen to a ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 23-02-15
    3 years ago
  • The Bed of Procrustes
    In the early 2000’s, as a young Strength & Conditioning Coach, I was appointed the S&C Coordinator for AFL Queensland. My first priority included physically preparing Queensland’s top U18 footballers for the National Championship while my second priority involved preparing those that were invited for the AFL Draft. Since I typically ... read more
    Source: Grant Jenkins – Propel PerformPublished on 23-02-15
    3 years ago
  • Comment on Could Sport Outsource Player Recruitment? by Johnny Chivers
    This is a very interesting piece and i couldn’t agree more with some of the points.I am a fully trained statistician/data analyst, as well as a performance analyst with international experience across several disciplines but i have no desire to work in professional sport again as the wage is not ... read more
    Source: Rob Carroll – Video AnalystPublished on 22-02-15
    3 years ago
  • Sleep cycles & Sport performance | Are you an “early morning lark” or a “night owl”? | By @YLMSportScience
    Source: Yann Le Meur – Sport Science InfographicsPublished on 22-02-15
    3 years ago
  • Leadership – Is Nelson As An Admiral Better than A Fleet of Nelsons As Sailors
    Along with our School of Medicine senior management team, I attended an excellent symposium by Professor Erwin Schwella from Stellenbosch University on leadership skills this week as part of a Leadership course we have developed. On the same day I received a letter from a University I had previously worked ... read more
    3 years ago
  • The POWER of using ‘Questioning’ during ‘Teaching Games for Understanding’ (‘TGfU’)
    Setting the Scene During my Coach Education trip to The Greenhouse School, Temuco, Chile back in July 2014 I facilitated how you can use ‘Teaching Games for Understanding’ (‘TGfU’) and ‘Questioning’ to improve ‘Games Understanding’ in a large group of boys of 3rd and 4th Basico (U9s and U10s) with ... read more
    Source: Nick Hill CoachingPublished on 21-02-15
    3 years ago
  • Strength training offers a potent stimulus to ↘ fatigue during the last parts of a 10km run | By @YLMSportScience
    Source: Yann Le Meur – Sport Science InfographicsPublished on 21-02-15
    3 years ago
  • Comment on Characteristics of an Effective Learning Environment by CoachLab
    I particularly enjoyed the work place example. if you are assessing players individual impact in a match but they were a sub and only play 10% of the game. How can coaches fully interpret their impact, do they make relative 80 minute assessments of that players performance. How can a ... read more
    Source: Rob Carroll – Video AnalystPublished on 21-02-15
    3 years ago
  • PE Challenge No. 7
    Over 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following week. These challenges will come from other teachers, researchers, academics and coaches and take on different formats. You can try one, try the ones you like, or try them all. The hope is that it ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 21-02-15
    3 years ago
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