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!

  • Carl Sagan
    If you ever wonder what are we doing here?, why we do what we do?, what is it that we really get from the the Olympics other than a goosebump workout? is there a God?, should I have one more biscuit?, what is excess nostril hair for? (you know the big ... read more
    Source: Steve Ingham – Sport SciencePublished on 17-04-12
    8 years ago
  • Why timing matters
    Why timing matters Knowing what to do or what supplement to take doesn’t cut it anymore. Knowing what and why is great but there’s another dimension that is often neglected and that is to ask the question of when.  While ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 15-04-12
    8 years ago
  • Why timing matters
    Why timing matters Knowing what to do or what supplement to take doesn’t cut it anymore. Knowing what and why is great but there’s another dimension that is often neglected and that is to ask the question of when.  While it is easy to get lost in the minutia that ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 15-04-12
    8 years ago
  • Something for your parents – youth sport.
    Stumbled across this little gem, you might want to share this with your parents, specifically those new teams or at the start of next season. This for me is what grassroots sport is about and the last two verses sum it up well. A Parent Talks to a Child Before the ... read more
    Source: Nick Levett – Youth Football DevelopmentPublished on 13-04-12
    8 years ago
  • Mixing changes everything
    This is an interesting concept for any of those have a preponderance for getting all of training out of the way in one almighty session each day. http://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/Abstract/publishahead/Aerobic_Exercise_Alters_Skeletal_Muscle_Molecular.98702.aspx Most athletes have a programme of endurance, sprint/anaerobic and resistance training. Often to get it all in in a given week, coaches ... read more
    Source: Steve Ingham – Sport SciencePublished on 08-04-12
    8 years ago
  • Stress, Caffeine, recovery, and the immune system
    I just started writing articles for Competitor.com and the first one went up today.  In it I take a look at the negative side of taking Caffeine pre-race or workout.  Caffeine is generally thought of as only a performance enhancer, which ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 27-03-12
    8 years ago
  • Stress, Caffeine, recovery, and the immune system
    I just started writing articles for Competitor.com and the first one went up today.  In it I take a look at the negative side of taking Caffeine pre-race or workout.  Caffeine is generally thought of as only a performance enhancer, which it does well, but there are drawbacks if you chronically ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 27-03-12
    8 years ago
  • Children and some reasons behind ‘Play’ – Part 2
    Part of the discussions with the young people has been to hear their views on winning and losing and I’m sure what you are going to see will resonate with some of your own experiences. Firstly, this article extends from the previous blog post on ‘Children and Play‘ so please ... read more
    Source: Nick Levett – Youth Football DevelopmentPublished on 27-03-12
    8 years ago
  • Get it through the sticks – thinking about goal kicking performance in Australian football
    Get it through the sticks - thinking about goal kicking performance in Australian footballThe footy season has started and goal-kicking has been on mind. Specifically, the factors that affect goal kicking performance and the implications they have on the preparation of players for this task. This is not a straight ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 27-03-12
    8 years ago
  • Children and some reasons behind ‘Play’ – Part 1
    One of the interesting discussions I have around the country, often with coaches and other adults involved in grassroots football, is why do children play football? When I share my views this often traverses into tangents from adults, denying the belief in research we have done or thinking that, for ... read more
    Source: Nick Levett – Youth Football DevelopmentPublished on 21-03-12
    8 years ago
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