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!

  • The Myth of losing speed
    The Myth of losing speed            The 800m is perhaps the most interesting distance to coach. It’s always intrigued me from a coaching standpoint because, unlike the 10k for example, the ways in which an athlete can train to cover the same distance in about the same time vary tremendously. There ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 26-04-15
    5 years ago
  • Having less than 2days off training per wk ↗overuse injury risk X5.2 times! Optimize recovery drg intensive periods | By @YLMSportScience
    Source: Yann Le Meur – Sport Science InfographicsPublished on 26-04-15
    5 years ago
  • 5 Keys to Building an Early Engagement Model in the U.S.
    by John O'Sullivan1) We must get away from “elite” teams, travel and long-distance inter-club play prior to age 12. Cutting kids, forming elite travel teams, and then requiring excessive commitments of those kids at very young ages (some states start at U-7) creates massive barriers to entry and participation. We ... read more
    Source: Can’t Pass Can’t PlayPublished on 26-04-15
    5 years ago
  • London Marathon 2015: Live splits and commentary
    TopMen’s race   TopWomen’s race 10km – 33:22, last 5km in 16:28, so it has sped up and now projects 2:20:47.  No change in the composition, though Mergia of Ethiopia spent some time on the front.  The pace-makers are still 15 m clear, ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 26-04-15
    5 years ago
  • A clever way to increase strength, speed and power
    One of the best things I’ve ever done to help my athletes get stronger, faster and more powerful is to stop talking so much. Instead, I give them simple information that allows them to figure it out for themselves, faster [...] CONTINUE READING The post A clever way to ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 25-04-15
    5 years ago
  • How to increase strength, speed and power – stop talking so much!
    One of the best things I’ve ever done to help my athletes get stronger, faster and more powerful is to stop talking so much. Instead, I give them simple information that allows them to figure it out for themselves, faster and easier. Check out this video for simple tips on ... read more
    Source: Keir Wenham-Flatt – Rugby Strength CoachPublished on 25-04-15
    5 years ago
  • No Positions? No Creativity
    by Paul CammarataThis is a counter point to our great guest article we featured recently entitled Are Positions Limiting Your Players.”Whenever the talk of creativity comes up, the discussion always turns to how we can develop truly creative players. Some argue that a complete implementation of street-soccer ideology helps develop ... read more
    Source: Can’t Pass Can’t PlayPublished on 25-04-15
    5 years ago
  • The fountain of character
    First week back and ‘character education’ has reared its head again. From conversations with SLT about how to develop it in our students, to a colleague who expressed that a student lacked it and finally to parents on the side of the cricket pitch extolling a batsman who demonstrated it. ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 25-04-15
    5 years ago
  • All thats wrong with sports physios…
    So I have just read this interview with Gerard Hartmann, who is Paula Radcliffe’s physiotherapist, and to put it mildly I am appalled at what he describes as a daily routine and usual care for this truly dedicated and phenomenally talented, hard working elite athlete. In this interview this ... read more
    Source: Adam Meakins – The Sports PhysioPublished on 24-04-15
    5 years ago
  • #Soccer | Just how important is a good season start? Overall perf & financial budget of soccer clubs | By @YLMSportScience
    Source: Yann Le Meur – Sport Science InfographicsPublished on 24-04-15
    5 years ago
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