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!

  • Attitude Is Everything|Attacking From Restarts
    For rugby teams to get maximum value from possession, they need to assess and exploit all available opportunities. Not many are handed on a plate, so generally appear as half chances. I am a big advocate for aggressive attacking patterns, those structures that make fast decisions, execute well and involve ... read more
    Source: Stuart Lierich – Kick CoachingPublished on 09-04-15
    3 years ago
  • Attitude Is Everything|Attacking From Restarts
    For rugby teams to get maximum value from possession, they need to assess and exploit all available opportunities. Not many are handed on a plate, so generally appear as half chances. I am a big advocate for aggressive attacking patterns, those structures that make fast decisions, execute well and involve ... read more
    Source: Stuart Lierich – Kick CoachingPublished on 09-04-15
    3 years ago
  • Bill Starr and the 5×5 Training Template
    Two days ago we lost a legend in the Strength & Conditioning World. Bill Starr was one of the first guys to put together a systematic approach to strength training for football. His book, The Strongest Shall Survive, has influenced thousands of strength coaches over the years, including myself.I thought, ... read more
    Source: Patrick Ward – Optimum Sports PerformancePublished on 09-04-15
    3 years ago
  • What are the Differences in Injury Proportions Between Different Populations of Runners? | By @YLMSportScience
    Source: Yann Le Meur – Sport Science InfographicsPublished on 08-04-15
    3 years ago
  • Who are you? Understanding the importance of self-awareness in interviewing in applied sports science.
    Previous blogs in this series1. Introduction2. Making an impressive impression3. Touch, pause and engage4. Science in sport or sport in science?5. Clarity, clarity, clarityI think self awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.                                    ... read more
    Source: Steve Ingham – Sport SciencePublished on 08-04-15
    3 years ago
  • When letting players know about analytics is a good thing
    When is it appropriate for a club to let footballers in on the team’s analytics research?This question came up in a conference here in Toronto last March in which I was a panelist. Other speakers included the director of analytics for the NBA Jason Rosenfeld and assistant GM for the ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 08-04-15
    3 years ago
  • The Great Data Evolution
    Human nature likes a hero, maybe it even demands it. Good storytelling can bring a mundane or seemingly uninteresting topic to life. So when Michael Lewis was able to bring a story of statistics at a mediocre baseball team to world-wide recognition you know it’s a good story. Inadvertently or ... read more
    Source: Rob Carroll – Video AnalystPublished on 08-04-15
    3 years ago
  • Comparing Push and GymAware
    Earlier this week I took a look at velocity-based training. But in order to even think about incorporating velocity measurements into training, you have to have something that will measure them for you. There are lots of options in the market now. If you have no budget, there are a ... read more
    Source: Martin Bingisser – Hmmr MediaPublished on 08-04-15
    3 years ago
  • Rugby Kick Returns|Spotlight on Cameron Munster
    Quality kick returns in rugby league are an essential part of establishing decent field position from any tackle set. I’m not necessarily talking about the many players that collect the ball from a last tackle kick and amble forward into the chasing line to take the first contact. A quality ... read more
    Source: Stuart Lierich – Kick CoachingPublished on 08-04-15
    3 years ago
  • Rugby Kick Returns|Spotlight on Cameron Munster
    Quality kick returns in rugby league are an essential part of establishing decent field position from any tackle set. I’m not necessarily talking about the many players that collect the ball from a last tackle kick and amble forward into the chasing line to take the first contact. A quality ... read more
    Source: Stuart Lierich – Kick CoachingPublished on 08-04-15
    3 years ago
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