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!

  • Inflammation- To stop or not to stop? What the current research says.
    One of the recent themes of this blog has been rethinking the concept of damage being a bad thing.  The traditional view has been that we need to avoid damage, whether it is muscle, tendon, or some biochemical change at ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 20-09-13
    6 years ago
  • Inflammation- To stop or not to stop? What the current research says.
    One of the recent themes of this blog has been rethinking the concept of damage being a bad thing.  The traditional view has been that we need to avoid damage, whether it is muscle, tendon, or some biochemical change at the microscopic level.  Recently, the paradigm has started to shift ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 20-09-13
    6 years ago
  • Using Technology to teach movement skills
    Using Technology to teach movement skills: Workshop at the 2013 South Australian Primary Years H&PE Conference september 23, 2013 The Australian Curriculum includes ICT Competency as a General Capability [http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/GeneralCapabilities/Information-and-Communication-Technology-capability/Introduction/Introduction]. Students therefore need to be taught how to use ICT's effectively across the curriculum. This includes inquiry and investigation using ICT's, ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 20-09-13
    6 years ago
  • Practice Design Principles for Sport
    I was blessed recently to have the company of respected coaching scientist Mark Upton in my first ever Live “Coaches Corner” Online Web Broadcast, that went to air on my KickCoaching You Tube Channel Mark has worked in the high performance environment of sport for well over a dozen years, ... read more
    Source: Stuart Lierich – Kick CoachingPublished on 20-09-13
    6 years ago
  • What Is The Correct Kicking Grip? | Rugby
    Well, have you ever wanted to know the answer to this question? It’s common for me to be asked this at most Coach Education events that I deliver, and personally I love being asked this. One reason is that it shows a depth of thinking from the coach that posed ... read more
    Source: Stuart Lierich – Kick CoachingPublished on 17-09-13
    6 years ago
  • State of the sport- Rescuing running from life support.
    State of the sport- What our sport needs: While this is primarily a science and coaching blog, every once in a while it’s worth it to delve into the greater issues in the sport.  After all, if there is no ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 10-09-13
    6 years ago
  • State of the sport- Rescuing running from life support.
    State of the sport- What our sport needs:                 While this is primarily a science and coaching blog, every once in a while it’s worth it to delve into the greater issues in the sport.  After all, if there is no sport of track and field, then there is no ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 10-09-13
    6 years ago
  • Improve Rugby Kicking Performance With Visualisation
    To give yourself the best opportunity to achieve peak performance (Kicking), it is critical to apply a holistic approach to your development. A balance between the Physical & Psychological components of training, coaching and performance must be your priority. Many players and coaches have fallen into the trap of focusing ... read more
    Source: Stuart Lierich – Kick CoachingPublished on 09-09-13
    6 years ago
  • Can playing video games improve general cognitive function?
    There’s been a lot of discussion this week about a new article in Nature by Anguera et al. titled “Video game training enhances cognitive control in older adults”. This paper appears to demonstrate what a lot of brain training programs promise, but few seem to deliver; genuine cognitive benefits that ... read more
    6 years ago
  • How do you get to World Class? A glimpse using 5k data
    In another life, I could see myself as a sabermetrics junkie.  Some of you may be asking what in the heck that is. It’s essentially the use of statistics in sports, or in simpler terms think Moneyball.  When I was ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 04-09-13
    6 years ago
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