Ask the Expert: Dr Tony Moreno (Eastern Michigan University)

Tony Moreno PhD is a Professor of Kinesiology in the School of Health Promotion and Human Performance at Eastern Michigan University where he teaches courses in biomechanics and sport performance enhancement. Since 2000, Dr. Moreno has created and provided coaching education materials for the Michigan (US) High School Athletic Association in the areas of sport medicine, […]

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Jersey Sport Foundation Review: A day with Kelvin Giles

It’s rare that you get the opportunity to see a master of a craft divulge the accumulated knowledge of years in the game. In my opinion, this was one of those rare opportunities and it did not disappoint! Kelvin Giles is a former UK National and Olympic Track & Field Coach, spending 30 years in […]

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Ask the Expert – Simon Brundish (Strength:Lab Superheroes)

Simon Brundish is the 2018 UKSCA S&C Coach of the Year for Youth Sport. For the last 4 years He has been developing and implementing the StrengthLab Superheroes programme, arguably the most engaging and innovative Fundamental Movement skills programme for primary aged children. This programme has been adopted by many primary schools, professional sports academies […]

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Book Review: Drive

Title: Drive Author: Daniel Pink Topic: Human Psychology Appropriate for: Athletes, Coaches, Parents Overall rating: 5/5 – go out and get it now!!! Overview: I seem to have a problem. I can’t walk past a charity shop without looking at what books they have. On this occasion it reaped dividends – snagging this book for […]

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Ask the Expert: Esther Goldsmith (FitrWoman)

Esther is a sports scientist working for Orreco (a sports science and data analytics company), primarily working in the daughter branch of the company that focuses on the female athlete; FitrWoman.  Esther recently was awarded an MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology at St Marys University, where she investigated the effects of the menstrual cycle on running […]

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Athletic Evolution Conference 2019 Review – Jake Peake (Guest Post)

Having attended this year’s Athletic Evolution Annual Conference, while I have a moment, I thought I would take this time to reflect on what I took from what I would deem as a very successful and thought-provoking weekend. Dr Sean Cumming – Growth and Maturation in Youth Athletes Having recently attended a short seminar on […]

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Ask the Expert – Ben Bradley (AFC Bournemouth)

Ben Bradley is the Head of Academy Sport Science & Medicine at AFC Bournemouth. His role encompasses overseeing the Sport Science, Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition, Medical, Analysis and Psychology provision. He has amassed 7 seasons working in Professional football, including 6 seasons at AFC Bournemouth. Ben holds a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science from […]

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Platform to Perform Podcast Interview

I was recently fortunately to be interviewed by Todd Davidson for the “Platform to Perform” podcast. In episode 8 of the Platform to Perform Podcast, we discuss: mistakes I made when first starting my business what university isn’t teaching up and coming S&C coaches how prospective S&C coaches can better develop their employability skill set […]

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Ask the Expert: Barry Alldrick (Poole Swimming Club)

Barry Alldrick earned junior international medals in swimming and competitive lifesaving, Barry continued to coach voluntary for Lincoln Vulcans and Bournemouth Dolphins. In 2004, he became the Head Coach of Dorset Club Christchurch Seagulls leading a team of coaches and committed volunteers to nurture international Swimmers, Para-Swimmers, Water Polo Players and Tri-athletes. Early in 2014, Barry took on the Head Coach role at […]

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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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