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!

  • 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
    8 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
    8 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
    8 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
    8 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
    8 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
    8 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
    8 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 ideas from other presenters and those in the audience who ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 21-12-11
    8 years ago
  • Developing sport skills: The Talent Code
    Finished reading 3 books offering a different perspective to the mechanistic skill learning model I was introduced to in my teacher training. Here I share the messages I got from these books.The Talent Code (Daniel Coyle)The thesis here is that there is a code to talent development which all teachers ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 19-12-11
    8 years ago
  • Skill Acquisition: Constraints based teaching
    Attended an interesting workshop by skill acquisition expert Damien Farrow at the ACHPERSA H&PE Secondary Conference. Some key 'take home' messages from the research re skill teaching that he presented:- discard verbal instruction to produce idealised technique in favour of players developing understanding of how to move - skilled players ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 18-12-11
    8 years ago
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