Try before you buy…

I was chatting with one of my S&C colleagues, Uti Ousselam the other day. One of the things we were discussing was how people often think that buying a certain new piece of equipment or software would make a dramatic improvement to the quality or results of their training program. Often the failure to get […]

Read More Try before you buy…

245 Raising the Bar Podcast

On my first trip to Sweden to visit NYFA, we sat down to record a few episodes on their brand new podcast “245 – Raising the Bar“. In this episode, I sat down with Gabriel Ekbeck to discuss: My role within Scottish Rugby What Athletic Evolution is all about The paradox of resources and coaching […]

Read More 245 Raising the Bar Podcast

Ask the Expert: Ben Haining (Reed’s School)

Graduating from Loughborough University in 2001, Ben taught PE in Secondary Education before moving into professional cricket as Head of Strength and Conditioning at Sussex County Cricket Club. Ben’s was also a consultant to the England U19 Cricket team in preparation for the U19 World Cup. In 2004, Ben was Assistant Basketball Coach at the […]

Read More Ask the Expert: Ben Haining (Reed’s School)

Book Review: The Art of Learning

The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance Author: Josh Waitzkin Topic: Skill Acquisition, Learning, Coaching, Psychology Appropriate for: Anyone interested in learning or helping those who learn! Overall rating: 4/5 Overview: I was given this book for Christmas 2017 (last year) and finally got round to reading it this Christmas (2018)! Much […]

Read More Book Review: The Art of Learning

Ask the Expert: Adam Mattiussi (The Royal Ballet Company)

Adam Mattiussi is part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team as a Strength and Conditioning (S&C) Coach to The Royal Ballet. Over this time Adam’s position has adapted as two years were spent in a split role between The Royal Ballet Company and The Royal Ballet School. Adam is now full time at The Royal Ballet […]

Read More Ask the Expert: Adam Mattiussi (The Royal Ballet Company)