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!

  • Plyometric of the Week 13: Single Leg Hurdle Hops
    On of the most “specific” looking plyometrics for single leg jumping is also one of the most misunderstood.  Master it, and you can reap huge benefits in becoming a more powerful, dynamic athlete, who can jump high bars or “rain down pain” from above in sports like basketball or volleyball.… ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 03-11-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Episode 60: “Don’t Jog!?” Myths on Conditioning for Team Sports
    “Don’t jog! Only High intensity interval training!” Outside of the distance running world, these phrases are often thrown around when it comes to development of endurance in team... [ To read more, please click the title link above.] ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 03-11-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Evaluating ‘Direct Learning’
    In my previous post I laid out the direct learning framework developed by Jacobs & Michaels (2007). In this post, I'm going to evaluate the central claims and assumptions with a mechanistic eye. Specifically, my question is mainly going to be 'what are the real parts or processes that are… ... read more
    Source: Notes from Two Scientific PsychologistsPublished on 03-11-17
    2 weeks ago
  • The Art of Falling: How to Build Athletic Patterns from the Ground Up
    [mashshare] By Chase Campbell In the world of basketball, we work with quite a few athletes who are well above average height. It is not uncommon for collegiate or professional basketball organizations to have rosters of players with an average height of 6’5”, or 6’ for the… ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 03-11-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Quick Interview with Jim Wendler: Beginner Mistakes, Individualization, and Your Path
     Hi, could you briefly introduce yourself to our readers? I am Jim Wendler, father to Mason and James Wendler, son of James and Jance Wendler, brother to Laura Wendler and husband to Juliet Wendler.  I’ve been involved with training, weight lifting and programming for almost 30 years.  I played football… ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 02-11-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Direct Learning (Jacobs & Michaels, 2007)
    The ecological hypothesis is that we perceive properties of the environment and ourselves using information variables that specify those properties. We have to learn to use these variables; we have to learn to detect them, and then we have to learn what dynamical properties they specify.Learning to detect variables takes… ... read more
    Source: Notes from Two Scientific PsychologistsPublished on 02-11-17
    2 weeks ago
  • A zero-sum game
    There is an old (and frankly pretty weak) joke about two campers who are confronted by a bear. On assessing their predicament, one of the campers quietly starts to put on his trainers, removing his heavy walking boots in the process. The other asks, with incredulity, “surely you don’t think… ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 02-11-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Outside the Box
    M. Buchheit. Outside the Box. IJSPP 2017, 12, 1001 -1002. When I submitted my first paper in the early 2000’s, web-based editorial manager systems were in their infancy. I posted via regular mail three hard copies of my manuscript -with a neatly hand-written cover letter- to the editor in… ... read more
    Source: Martin BuchheitPublished on 01-11-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Using the Rower for Conditioning?
    This story was told to me by my good friend and former training partner, Kevin Deweese.  A young man told Kevin that he'd like to train, look and be strong like Bill Kazmaier (Kaz).  For those that don't know, Kaz was a world-class powerlifter and strongman.  He was (and… ... read more
    Source: Jim Wendler – You are being lied to…Published on 01-11-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Cult or Culture: What team are you creating?
    On a recent trip to Seattle, if you asked my hosts, Steve Fassino and Phoebe Wright, what the major topic of conversation was for the weekend, they’d likely answer cults. It started with two... [ To read more, please click the title link above.] ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 01-11-17
    2 weeks ago
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