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!

  • How to organise training during rugby pre-season?
    Andy Purcell wants to know about how to organise his training during rugby pre-season: I was just looking for some quick advice I have 6 weeks break now and was wondering if I could do 3 weeks building size speed and endurance, then 3 weeks strength speed and endurance. ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 20-02-15
    4 years ago
  • Grip training for rugby
    Cris Na Loacha asks about grip training for rugby: Do you include grip training in sessions as assistance work or something to liven sessions up? Curious what (Elite) level emphasis is given to grip work. Answer: I certainly think grip is important for rugby players of both codes. Small ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 20-02-15
    4 years ago
  • Learn the bench press in five easy steps
    Question from Jarleth on how to learn the bench press: What way would you teach a under 16 rugby player how to bench press? Arch back in the bench like a powerlifter? Or flat back on a bench? Answer: To me this is one of the smaller issues you ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 20-02-15
    4 years ago
  • The thing about that win
    ... is that you may not have deserved it. On the other hand, perhaps you shouldn’t have lost the match? Consider this analogy: two students are preparing for an exam, which has three questions. One studies the entire syllabus, all six topics, safe in the knowledge she has all bases covered ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 20-02-15
    4 years ago
  • Cycling Case Study – Polarised Training & Training Intensity Distribution
    Stemming from Stephen Seiler’s and Craig Neale’s work investigating the effectiveness of the polarised training concept, I made a concerted effort to try and “polarise” my own cycling training. I knew this would be difficult to implement as unlike most of the studies which have investigated the efficacy of the ... read more
    4 years ago
  • Magnus Pettersson- Shifting the paradigm of a traditional sporting culture towards empowerment and community
    Magnus Pettersson- Parent-coach and visionary        Shifting the paradigm of a traditional sporting culture towards empowerment and community In spring 2007 father of two Magnus Pettersson began as a football coach in one of Stockholm’s oldest and most well-known club. That club was Enskede IK. Situated in the southern ... read more
    Source: FootblogballPublished on 19-02-15
    4 years ago
  • #Nutrition | Efficacy and consequences of very-high-protein diets for athletes | By @YLMSportScience
    Source: Yann Le Meur – Sport Science InfographicsPublished on 19-02-15
    4 years ago
  • Why knowledge is the antidote to fear in youth development
    The Guardian’s Sean Ingle wrote a piece recently questioning whether England was on the verge of producing another ‘Golden Generation’ of footballers with the recent run of form of players like Spurs’ Harry Kane and Liverpool’s Jordan Ibe. Using data provided by Infostrada’s Simon Gleave, Ingle noted a remarkable drop ... read more
    Source: 21st ClubPublished on 19-02-15
    4 years ago
  • Characteristics of an Effective Learning Environment
    In the past Bolton have even recorded their team meetings; where the players sit, their posture, their interaction, anything to gain an edge. The most important element of any analysis is how well it is delivered to the players or backroom team. What good is any insight if you can’t share ... read more
    Source: Rob Carroll – Video AnalystPublished on 19-02-15
    4 years ago
  • Sports Performance Measurements – Which data matter?
    I love that we are collecting more data than ever before. There are new devices and technologies all of the time aiming to help us better understand training and performance. We have everything from the low end, like the Jawbone and Fitbit, all the way up to the high end, ... read more
    Source: George BeckhamPublished on 19-02-15
    4 years ago
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