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!

  • 15 power moves I learned from a skill acquisition Jedi master!
    I am very fortunate to be able to mix with some really excellent people. One of them is Ric Shuttleworth, Elite Coach Development Manager at the RFU. Ric works with professional coaches in the premiership rugby academies enhancing their ability to develop skill in young rugby players. I guess you ... read more
    Source: Stuart Armstrong – The Talent EquationPublished on 21-01-15
    4 years ago
  • OptaPro Analytics Forum 2015
    The OptaPro Analytics Forum takes place on Feb 5th, this is an invite only event and offers a unique platform for the most talented amateur analysts, bloggers and academics working with football data to share their research with those working within the professional game. I was lucky enough to attend last year’s conference ... read more
    Source: Rob Carroll – Video AnalystPublished on 21-01-15
    4 years ago
  • Warm Ups – A Simple Framework
    With over a decade within the Australian Institute Strength & Conditioning network, Emily Nolan has worked with a number of Olympic sports teams and individual athletes. In 2014, Emily was presented the Bruce Walsh Award – the highest award in Australian Strength and Conditioning.  Too many times in my career have I observed coaches ... read more
    Source: Grant Jenkins – Propel PerformPublished on 21-01-15
    4 years ago
  • Oxidative squats for aerobic conditioning
    Oxidative squats are one of my favourite conditioning tools for rugby players. Though they are general in nature, the offer a great way to condition that is non-impactive, which is particularly useful for heavier players. They are also mentally quite tough, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Oxidative squats for aerobic ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 20-01-15
    4 years ago
  • Why analytics and ingenuity only add to football’s romance
    This past weekend, one of the top voted posts on the popular subreddit /r/soccer featured a single sentence headline that read, “Lyon, who have spent €19.8m on new players in last four years, go 1st and seven points clear of PSG, who've spent €453m.” (That lead has since shrunk back ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 20-01-15
    4 years ago
  • It’s Time to Relabel the Brain
    Another day, another study finds that 'visual' cortex is activated by something other than information from the eyes:A research team from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem recently demonstrated that the same part of the visual cortex activated in sighted individuals when reading is also activated in blind patients who use ... read more
    Source: Notes from Two Scientific PsychologistsPublished on 20-01-15
    4 years ago
  • Reflections Thursday Jan 22, 2015
      75min of Video insight into Engineering Human Performance. Click Here! ... read more
    Source: Jason Weber – Old Bull FitnessPublished on 20-01-15
    4 years ago
  • Reflections Thursday Jan 22, 2015
      75min of Video insight into Engineering Human Performance. Click Here! ... read more
    Source: Jason Weber – Old Bull FitnessPublished on 20-01-15
    4 years ago
  • The Wider Context of Performance Analysis
    Show me the results of notation analysis, not the notational analysis results (Hayes 97). The recent edition of IJPAS contained the following paper ‘The wider context of performance analysis and its application in the football coaching process’ (Wright, Carling & Collins). This paper explores the evolution of Performance Analysis ... read more
    Source: Rob Carroll – Video AnalystPublished on 19-01-15
    4 years ago
  • The Calm Conversation-How to deal with pain
    My brother had called and texted, telling me to find a place to stay in Pennsylvania. Like any mid 20’s know it all, listening to my older brother wasn’t something that came naturally. It wasn’t even snowing at that point ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 19-01-15
    4 years ago
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