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!

  • Nature v Nurture: Either or both…
    This week saw the performance of an athlete in an elite football setting that marvelled many of us - Messi. And it was far from messy. It was composed, creative and captivating prompting many debates from radio to the pub - how do we create a player like that? Are ... read more
    Source: Nick Levett – Youth Football DevelopmentPublished on 09-03-12
    7 years ago
  • expert decision making in invasion game team sports
    Motor skill proficiency, tactical decision making and physical fitness distinguish the elite from the sub elite and recreational player. In my work I see a lot of sport coaching and teaching and while physical conditioning and motor skill training are present in just about every coaching session the less obvious quality ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 04-03-12
    7 years ago
  • Measuring Galvanic Skin Response….say what?
    Galvanic Skin Response….say what? If you read letsrun.com and look up anything about me I’ll be branded as some science only nut who relies on too much science and forgets the “old school” way.  If you were at my coaching ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 03-03-12
    7 years ago
  • Measuring Galvanic Skin Response….say what?
    Galvanic Skin Response….say what? If you read letsrun.com and look up anything about me I’ll be branded as some science only nut who relies on too much science and forgets the “old school” way.  If you were at my coaching presentation the Distance Summit put on at Queens University, after ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 03-03-12
    7 years ago
  • Crossfit endurance, Tabata sprints, and why people just don’t get it
    #8 Periodization matters: It seems simple enough that people would know that how you plan and periodize training matters.  Training isn’t a random collection of hard exercises or workouts.  There has to be some sort of logical sequence and progression.  ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 13-01-12
    7 years ago
  • Crossfit endurance, Tabata sprints, and why people just don’t get it
    Crossfit endurance, Tabata sprints, and why people just don’t get it Not terribly long ago, I stopped dating a girl because she did crossfit. Okay, it wasn’t the only reason, but it was a major factor. I mention this not to show how messed up my dating life/requirements may be, ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 13-01-12
    7 years ago
  • Skill Acquisition Literature Review
    I am taking over topic coordination of Skill Acquisition and Biomechanics at Flinders University. My summer reading was to review relevant literature to 'bring me up to speed'. In this blog, I share some of that reading.French,K. & Thomas, J. (1987). The relation of knowledge development to children’s basketball performance. ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 10-01-12
    7 years ago
  • Altitude babies, Rats, and Epigenetics
    New born rats, altitude, and epigenetics: Over the past few years, the term epigenetics has kind of exploded in the popular science world.  I’ve discussed it at length in this blog and how it might have implications with a wide ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 26-12-11
    7 years ago
  • Altitude babies, Rats, and Epigenetics
    New born rats, altitude, and epigenetics: Over the past few years, the term epigenetics has kind of exploded in the popular science world.  I’ve discussed it at length in this blog and how it might have implications with a wide range of topics from obesity to African running dominance to ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 26-12-11
    7 years ago
  • A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to be at the Canadian athletics coaching symposium to speak with Alberto Salazar on a couple of different topics.  It was a great experience and I picked up a lot of interesting ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 21-12-11
    7 years ago
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