Ask the Expert: Alistair Murphy (Tennis Australia)

Alistair Murphy is the Lead Physical Performance Coach for Tennis Australia (Sydney Academy). He has a wealth of knowledge in developing youth tennis athletes. Within Tennis Australia, he is responsible for coordinating Physical Performance, Sports Science and Sports Medicine in Sydney; The Athlete Wellbeing Program; as well as the National Wheelchair/Intellectual Disability Tennis program. 1)What […]

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Ask the Expert: Dr Darren Britton (Solent University)

Darren is a lecturer in Sport Psychology at Solent University. Darren first graduated with a BSc (Hons) Psychology from Bournemouth University in 2011, before completing an MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Brunel University in 2012. Darren then completed a PhD at Bournemouth University, investigating the role of stress reactivity in the development of […]

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Ask the Expert: Darren Drake (Athletic Performance Academy)

Darren has been a professional coach since 2000 and specialises in youth fitness and Tennis. He is the director of the Athletic Performance Academy (APA) which amongst other things has been providing Strength & Conditioning coaching to Gosling Tennis International High Performance Centre since 2005. In that time he has had the pleasure to work […]

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Ask the Expert: Katie Richards (British Gymnastics)

Katie is a former Senior Sport Psychology & Coaching Science Lecturer at St Mary’s University, and has been a leading figure within the GBR gymnastics scene for several years, offering sport psychology support to a number of clubs and coaches. Additionally she works for British Gymnastics, as the Coach Education Development Manager, as well as […]

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Ask the Expert: Howard Green (Bolton Arena Tennis Academy – Head of S&C)

Howard has been the Head of Strength and Conditioning (S&C) at USN Bolton Arena High Performance Tennis Academy for nine years. He’s experienced at preparing professional and junior players at WTA, ATP, ITF and Tennis Europe levels – most notably working with two world number one athletes, Ana Ivanovic and Laura Massaro (squash). He is […]

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Ask the Expert: John Radnor (Cardiff Met University)

John Radnor is a Lecturer in Strength and Conditioning at Cardiff Metropolitan University. He leads the provision of S&C for the Welsh Rowing Squad, predominantly working with the GB Start Athletes. John is also in the final stages of completing his PhD in Paediatric Exercise Science. John will be presenting on “Implementing LTAD models in Youth Sport” at the upcoming UKSCA seminar in London on March 6th! 1)What has led you into youth sport? My […]

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Ask the Expert: Brett Klika (SPIDERFit Kids)

Brett Klika, is the founder of SPIDERfit Kids and is regarded as an international expert in the field of inspiring kids to be active for life. He has teamed up with previous “Ask the Expert” guest, Shane Fitzgibbon to host a Certified Youth Physical Literacy Specialist training in Galway, Ireland on May 18th and 19th. You can find out more about this […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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5 of the best from 2018

2018 was a big year for Athletic Evolution! We reached 50,000 views and had many fantastic contributions from multiple experts from around the globe! So we thought it appropriate to celebrate the end of the year by reviewing out top 5 most viewed articles of 2018!!! 1.Ask the Expert – Des Ryan (Arsenal FC) 2,572 […]

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