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!

  • Southend Rugby Club Under 15 Strength and Conditioning Case Study
    For the past 18 months I have worked with a group of under 15’s rugby players from Southend Rugby Club. This post describes the journey that we’ve been on and the progressions that have been made. It is important to note that this case study which outlines the contents of ... read more
    Source: Mark Williams – MatchFit YouthPublished on 08-02-15
    4 years ago
  • i1 Biometrics releases sports mouthguard to track head injuries
    By Rawlson King, February 6, 2015 i1 Biometrics announced this week that members of the University of Kansas football team will wear the Vector MouthGuard as the instrument of telemetry to measure the brain’s linear and rotational accelerations from impacts experienced in practices and games in 2015. “We’re continuously ... read more
    Source: Sports DiscoveryPublished on 08-02-15
    4 years ago
  • #Psychology | Brain Endurance Training: Stress your Mind to Improve Sport Performance | By @YLMSportScience
    Source: Yann Le Meur – Sport Science InfographicsPublished on 08-02-15
    4 years ago
  • The Stanford Marshmallow Test – Civilization and its Discontents
    A great discussion this week during a training session on conflict management and optimising communication by Professor Johan Le Roux, as part of a leadership course for our School of Medicine’s Heads of Departments we initiated when I began my current job, got me thinking of Sigmund Freud’s ground-breaking book ... read more
    4 years ago
  • How does the Principle of ‘Deliberate Practice’ apply to the coaching of Rugby Union…? Part iv
    ‘Principle of Defence’: ‘Back 3 Pendulum’ Defensive System At the same time the other real challenge then of a coach is to design and plan ‘Deliberate Practices’ that provide players to work on the key areas, i.e. the 20%, that makes up the 80% of the results, i.e. the ‘Principles ... read more
    Source: Nick Hill CoachingPublished on 07-02-15
    4 years ago
  • Peak match speed and maximal sprinting speed in young soccer players: effect of age and playing position
    Hani Al Haddad, Ben M. Simpson, Martin Buchheit, Valter Di Salvo and Alberto Mendez-Villanueva. Peak match speed and maximal sprinting speed in young soccer players: effect of age and playing position. IJSPP, 2015, In press. Figure 1. Data are presented as mean and 90% confidence interval for maximal sprinting speed ... read more
    Source: Martin BuchheitPublished on 07-02-15
    4 years ago
  • PE Challenge No. 6
    Over the next 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 ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 07-02-15
    4 years ago
  • How does the Principle of ‘Deliberate Practice’ apply to the coaching of Rugby Union…? Part iii
    ‘Principle of Attack’: Run ‘Hard and Fast into Space’ “The real challenge then of a coach is to design and plan ‘Conditioned Games’ that provide players to apply their understanding of the Principles of Play…in game-like situations…so the players work on and improve their decision making skills through ‘Game ... read more
    Source: Nick Hill CoachingPublished on 07-02-15
    4 years ago
  • How does the Principle of ‘Deliberate Practice’ apply to the coaching of Rugby Union..? Part ii
    Principles of Play: Games Understanding i.e. How you play…? So how can you identify the most important things to practise…? How many coaches really know why tries are scored…? How many coaches really know why tries are conceded…? If you know the answers to these two questions then you have ... read more
    Source: Nick Hill CoachingPublished on 07-02-15
    4 years ago
  • How does the Principle of ‘Deliberate Practice’ apply to the coaching of Rugby Union…? Part i
    So lets look at a definition of ‘Deliberate Practice': “It is activity designed specifically to improve performance, often with a teacher’s help; it can be repeated a lot; feedback and results is continuously available; it’s highly demanding mentally, whether the activity is purely intellectual or heavily physical; and it isn’t ... read more
    Source: Nick Hill CoachingPublished on 07-02-15
    4 years ago
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