We introduce upper body training into the Athletic 8 series…
In this installment, we introduce squatting to our young athletes!
James is the Head of Sports Performance and Rehabilitation at the Bangkok International school and the founder of www.youthathletedevelopment.com
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.
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 […]
This week we interview Matt Depledge, Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach at Southampton Football Club…
Would you mind giving us a bit of background about yourself? I studied at University of Stirling getting a BA (Hons) in Sports Studies and MSc in Sports Coaching. Whilst doing my MSc got the opportunity to shadow S&C sessions run by the University and Sportscotland Institute of Sport and realised this would be a […]
This month I review a book discussing the numerous factors that contribute to the development of talent.
Digby is the Athletic Development Coach at Kingswood School, as well as being a qualified science and maths teacher…
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 […]