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!

  • 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
  • Concussion: Saracens trial new impact-measuring device
    From 4 January 2015 Saracens players wore impact sensors behind their ears in their recent win against London Irish as they launched a new concussion research programme. The device, called the xPatch and produced by a US company, measures the size ... read more
    Source: Sports DiscoveryPublished on 22-01-15
    3 years ago
  • A great interview with weightlifter Clarence Kennedy
    Clarence Kennedy is an Irish Olympic weightlifter who I have followed online for a few years. If you haven’t already you should check out his youtube channel. He puts up some pretty filthy numbers for a guy who weighs 90ish [...] CONTINUE READING The post A great interview with ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 22-01-15
    3 years ago
  • You Set Out to Actually Improve Sports Performance- Did You?
    We wouldn’t train if we couldn’t improve. Our athletes would never suffer through the tasks we put them through if they weren’t sure that the training was effective to actually improve sports performance. In some aspects of performance improvement, it is really easy to measure how we are progressing. The “inches, ... read more
    Source: George BeckhamPublished on 21-01-15
    3 years ago
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