Tag: 2013

Notes From Pete McKnight: Strength and Conditioning for the French Alpine Ski Team

Pete McKnight is currently Strength & Conditioning Coach for the French Alpine Ski Team based in Annecy France. Previously he has worked for UK Athletics, Leicestershire County Cricket, and the English Institute of Sport where he worked with a number

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Notes From Stuart Yule: Physical Preparation of a Professional Rugby Team

Stuart Yule (follow him on Twitter @stuartmyule) is currently the Head Strength and Conditioning coach at Glasgow Warriors. Prior to working in professional rugby, Stuart was a lead S&C coach in both the Scottish and English Institutes of sport. Within

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Coaching Matters: Around the Web December 2013

Welcome to the December 2013 edition of Coaching Matters, the articles I have been reading through the month. I have disappeared down somewhat of a wormhole lately as I have stumbled across the concepts of complex systems, spontaneous order and

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Coaching Matters: Around the web November 2013

Welcome to the lastest edition of Coaching Matters, the articles I have been reading through November 2013. The contentious issue this month seems to be fast tracking. It is common in sport for athletes to retire at the end of

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Coaching Matters: Around the Web October 2013

Welcome to the lastest edition of Coaching Matters, the articles I have been reading through October 2013. The big talking point this month is concussion. The NFL lawsuit, resignation of Dr Barry O’Driscoll as medical advisor to the IRB over

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Coaching Matters: Around the Web September 2013

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops the Winter sports seasons start to gather pace. To help you through the increasing hours of darkness headed our way here is the September edition of Coaching Matters, the articles I

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Coaching Matters: Around the Web August 2013

Pre-season is at an end for winter sports now and while the Physical Preparation Coaches mournfully drag the kegs, logs and timing gates back to the kit sheds, the players look forward to the business of competitive matches. August has

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Coaching Matters: Around the Web June & July 2013

What a summer of sport it has been for Britain. The British & Irish Lions winning the Test series against Australia opened the flood gates for a torrent of success with Andy Murray winning Wimbledon the next day, Chris Froome

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Coaching Matters: Around the Web May 2013

May was a very busy month as the winter sports reached their climax with various league and cup finals. These are the articles I managed to tear myself away from the TV to read. If you have written or know

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Coaching Matters: Around the Web April 2013

England Rugby Tunnel

Welcome to the second edition of Coaching Matters, a round up of coaching articles I have found useful in April 2013. In the month that Manchester United won their 20th Premier League title and the British & Irish Lions announced

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