Monitoring made easy! (Part 2)

In the previous post here, we discussed an alternative method (The Session RPE) method as an economical and effective way of monitoring fatigue within your youth athletes.

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Monitoring made easy! How to monitor your youth athletes without buying any equipment! (Part 1)

How to assess training intensity, cumulative fatigue and injury risk without spending a penny!

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Ask the Expert – James Butterfield (Youthathletedevelopment.com)

James is the Head of Sports Performance and Rehabilitation at the Bangkok International school and the founder of www.youthathletedevelopment.com

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Ask the Expert – Andy Woodward (Barnard Castle School)

Andy is the Strength and Conditioning Coach at Barnard Castle School and PEP Sports weeks performance sports camps, as well as the Throws and Speed Coach at Darlington Harriers Athletics Club.

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Ask the Expert: Johnny Harris-Wright (Bristol Rugby)

Give us a bit of background on yourself… (sporting career, qualifications, coaching experience) I have played rugby most of my life and was lucky enough to play representative rugby in New Zealand and in Ireland at school boy and college level for my home province of Leinster. My most relevant qualifications would be my Undergraduate Degree in Strength and Conditioning and I am […]

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Ditch the running Part 2! How to structure small sided games…

Part 2 of a very popular series on implementing small sided games (SSG) as a form of fitness training…

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Ask the Expert – Aiden Oakley (Aspire Academy)

Aiden Oakley is a Strength and Conditioning Coach based at the Aspire Academy in Doha, Qatar…

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Warming Up and the Youth Athlete (Video)

Here’s the latest in our “Youth Athlete” video series aimed at informing coaches and parents of youth athletes. As always, please like, share and comment as you see fit! You can like us on Facebook too.   Here is a great example of a RAMP style warm up, applied at Barcelona FC: Are you a grassroots youth […]

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Sleep and the Youth Athlete (Video)

After the success and positive feedback of the last animated video on Relative Age Effect in Youth Sport, I decided to continue with a series on “The Youth Athlete”. This series will focus on a number of issues that coaches often encounter when working with young athletes. These videos will focus primarily on educating coaches, parents […]

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