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!

  • Does Nurture Impact Your Nature?
    I have a new post up over at, entitled “Does Nurture Impact Your Nature?” In this article, I look at something called epigenetics, which is where our environment can alter genetic expression, and it’s potential effects on exercise adaptation. The post Does Nurture Impact Your Nature? appeared first on ... read more
    Source: Craig PickeringPublished on 15-01-17
    4 years ago
  • Confine Post-truth Education into the Dustbin of History
    Two arguments have been prevalent in education discourse for a number of years: one, that the content of the curriculum is just a reflection of power relations and two, that all truth is relative. The arguments are often expressed as questions: ‘whose truth?’ And ‘whose knowledge?’ These ideas are then used to back up the ... read more
    Source: Martin Robinson – Surreal AnarchyPublished on 15-01-17
    4 years ago
  • Comment on My Rules of Coaching and Learning for 2017 by Coaching Matters: Around the web January 2017 week 2 – Underground Athletics
    […] Steve Magness: My Rules of Coaching and Learning for 2017 […] ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 15-01-17
    4 years ago
  • A Guide on Investing in Technology for Coaches
    Sports technology tools can be helpful to both coaches and athletes, but you don’t need to own every device on the market. This article will survey the simple needs of coaches and offer a little relief for those that don’t have massive budgets. Author information ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 15-01-17
    4 years ago
  • The Core Requirement And Skill Of Decision-Making In Life – Removal Of Uncertainty Is Usually Positive And Cathartic But Is Also An Ephemeral Thing
    This week, for the first time since moving to New Zealand and starting a new job here, I cycled in to work and in the early afternoon faced a tough decision of whether I had the level of fitness to cycle back home at the end of the day. Three-quarters ... read more
    4 years ago
  • Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode #31: Bret Contreras
    This week’s guest is Dr. Bret Contreras.  Bret rose to fitness fame a decade ago when he showed the world the “hip thrust” exercise, and wrote a series of excellent articles for T-Nation on hip extension training.  Since then Bret has been pumping out top-notch information through his blog ... read more
    Source: Just Fly Sports PerformancePublished on 14-01-17
    4 years ago
  • Searching for a deeper meaning in movement
    To love and teach movement because it is human and beautiful, full of its own meanings and its own absurdity, has been denied to us. We have had to struggle up-hill, like Sisyphus, to make movement something that it cannot be. Thus movement seems sometimes to fail us, not because of what it is, but because of what ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 14-01-17
    4 years ago
  • Do Stiffness and Asymmetries Predict Change of Direction Performance?
    Audio Abstracts are changing the way scientific research is being communicated. Watch the video below and listen to the author explain their article in layman’s terms. If you want to check out the text itself, you can click on the links below. You can access the abstract of the paper ... read more
    Source: Rob Pacey – Performance PodcastPublished on 14-01-17
    4 years ago
  • Let your athletes drive the bus…..on the roads you built.
    When I look back on it, I took the easy way out most of the time as a young coach. No one taught me how to influence others, so like many other coaches I simply adopted the same strategies my parents, teachers and coaches used. As my career as a ... read more
    Source: Terry Condon – Faction ElitePublished on 14-01-17
    4 years ago
  • Comment on How to Run: Running with proper biomechanics by Ultramarathon Daily News for Friday the Thirteenth
    […] Tons of information (and an excellent comment section) on proper running biomechanics. […] ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 13-01-17
    4 years ago
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