SPIDERfit Kids YPLS Course Review – Andy Bruce (Guest Post)

This guest post was written by Andy Bruce of ACBcoaching, a previous contributor on the blog. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend the SPIDERfit kids YPLS course (which was hosted by former “Ask the Expert” guest Shane Fitzgibbon), so I asked him for his thoughts on it. Working in a school setting with pupils who […]

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Ask the Expert: Jared Deacon (Scottish Rugby Academy)

Jared Deacon is a former international 400m athlete. He has worked for UK Athletics, English Institute of Sport and is currently Lead Academy S&C Coach for Scottish Rugby in Edinburgh. Alongside S&C coaching, Jared has also coached international sprinters and hurdlers as a track coach including European, World and Olympic medallists. 1)What has led you […]

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Course Review: YSCA Assistant Coach

The YSCA Assistant Coach course is an entry level course at the beginning of the YSCA coaching pathway. It is aimed at Coaches and Parents who have an interest in youth fitness and movement, but have no previous knowledge or experience in the area. I think the course is pitched perfectly with a good balance […]

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Ask the Expert: Sean Boret (Eton College)

Sean is the Strength & Conditioning Coach for Eton College, Windsor. Working in fitness & coaching since 1993, Sean moved to schools and youth coaching in the noughties. The current focus of his role is the development of a Health & Wellbeing programme for the boys that will help underpin performance both in the classroom […]

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Book Review: ShoeDog

Title: Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE Author: Phil McKnight Topic: Autobiography, Business Appropriate for: Athletes, Coaches, Overall rating: 5/5 – go out and get it now!!! Overview: Obviously I have heard of Nike. Everyone has. I’d even heard a little bit about how Nike came up with their famous “Waffle” shoe, […]

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Ask the Expert: Renee McGregor

Renee is a leading Sports and Eating disorder specialist dietitian with 20 years experience working in clinical and performance nutrition, with Olympic (London, 2012), Paralympic (Rio, 2016) and Commonwealth (Queensland, 2018) teams. She is presently working with numerous national governing bodies, including Scottish Gymnastics, The GB 24 hour Running squad and The England Ballet company. […]

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Ask the Expert: Erica Suter

Erica Suter is a soccer performance coach based in Baltimore, MD, who trains youth athletes (ages 8-25) in the areas of speed, strength, agility, and conditioning at JDyer Strength and Conditioning. She has been a coach for over 7 years, with a passion to teach youth athletes relentless consistency, and to develop them under a […]

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2019 Athletic Evolution Conference

We are very pleased to announce the 2019 Athletic Evolution Conference will take place on Sunday, June 2nd in partnership with Edinburgh Leisure! This is the 2nd edition of the conference and this year we have another exciting lineup of guests spanning a variety of topics such as Growth and Maturation, Psychology, Nutrition and Strength […]

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Ask the Expert: Tilly Spurr (EatYourselfBrilliant)

Tilly SpurR is a SENr Sports Nutritionist who specialises in working with young people early in their sporting careers. Tilly has a BSc from Edinburgh, an MSc in Nutritional Medicine from the University of Surrey and is currently completing a PhD in Developmental Physiology and Performance Nutrition at the University of Chichester. She teaches at […]

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Ask the Expert: Sam Guy and Rob Smaldon (Cornwall High Performance)

Sam Guy and Rob Smaldon are the founders of Cornwall High Performance, delivering the Child to Champion program, a fantastic LTAD program delivered to youth athletes. Their mission at CHP is to provide all aspiring athletes at any level, background, and age the opportunity to access the highest quality of physical development, so performance peaks […]

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