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!

  • sport science…what’s the point?
    This is a guest-post by Canadian Strength Coach and Sport Scientist Matt Jordan.  He is currently in Sochi for the 2014 Olympic Games, where is is supporting the Canadian Alpine Ski Team.  We sat down, and also discussed over email a few topics.  I'm going to roll a few of them into ... read more
    Source: Stuart McMillan Speed StrengthPublished on 15-02-14
    6 years ago
  • It’s All About Relationships…
    This weeks post comes off the back of Pacey Performance Podcast episode 2 where strength, speed and power coach, Kier Wenham Flatt was the 'guest'. Its something which I already knew but its emphasis was reiterated to me by Keir. The fact is that some of the best coaches around ... read more
    Source: Rob Pacey – Performance PodcastPublished on 14-02-14
    6 years ago
  • a conversation with Jeremy Wotherspoon…
    I was lucky enough to work with Jeremy Wotherspoon for a year - during his so-called ‘off-year’ after the Torino Olympics.  I found him to be not only one of the most intelligent athletes I have ever met, but also one of the most intuitive.  During this year, we tried ... read more
    Source: Stuart McMillan Speed StrengthPublished on 12-02-14
    6 years ago
  • Faster. Higher. Stronger… Seriously?
    The Olympic Games are often billed as a celebration of the world's greatest athletes. But what has become evident to me is that maybe we need to redefine the word 'athlete'.  Most of those I see walking around the Olympic Village are far from what one would typically label an ... read more
    Source: Stuart McMillan Speed StrengthPublished on 11-02-14
    6 years ago
  • standing on the shoulders of giants…
    if I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants...- Sir Isaac NewtonA few months ago now, sprint coach Kebba Tolbert recommended a new album.  Available for free on-line, Q Tip - in collaboration with Busta Rhymes, and more than likely a teaser for future individual ... read more
    Source: Stuart McMillan Speed StrengthPublished on 07-02-14
    7 years ago
  • Staying in an Altitude Tent after workouts- What are the consequences?
    A large part of my training philosophy lies in the simple realm of stimulus and adaptation. My mind has returned to these ideas for the past year as I’ve tried to flesh out these ideas. In writing my book, I ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 07-02-14
    7 years ago
  • Staying in an Altitude Tent after workouts- What are the consequences?
    A large part of my training philosophy lies in the simple realm of stimulus and adaptation. My mind has returned to these ideas for the past year as I’ve tried to flesh out these ideas. In writing my book, I had to really work to try and turn the ideas ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 07-02-14
    7 years ago
  • The Pacey Performance Podcast is HERE!
    TODAY is the day that the Pacey Performance Podcast is launched. The first edition is now available for download on iTunes and is a short introduction about what you can expect over the next weeks and months from the podcast.   It can be found here: PP Podcast   A lot of ... read more
    Source: Rob Pacey – Performance PodcastPublished on 05-02-14
    7 years ago
  • What is the value of fitness training and fitness assessment in Junior Football. AFL National Coaching Conference, Feb 1st, 2014This was an interesting topic to be asked to present on. As a former PE teacher I worked in a school that fitness tested all students in Years 8-12 twice a ... read more
    Source: Shane Pill – Learning through SportPublished on 02-02-14
    7 years ago
  • How do fighters learn how to fight? An insiders’ critique of traditional teaching methods
    (this is an early version of a chapter that is going to appear in a book on the martial arts in the modern world. I will add publication details when I have them)TraditionDuring World War II in Britain when armaments were becoming scarce and use of manpower was critical, time-and-motion ... read more
    7 years ago
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