In Part 1 of this series, I discussed the key factors I’ve seen that are universal to great coaches that I’ve had the privilege of witnessing in action. I have decided to focus in particular on Communication Skills, as this is an area that I often see limiting less experiences coaches both in sessions and […]
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 […]
After the recent post on a 4 Stage model to athletic development, I received a lot of feedback online as to how this might pertain to other movements other than squatting. So I decided to add some more content surrounding the other fundamental movements.
The cycle of learning…
Not all Sports Science costs millions of pounds…
Think outside the box and plan what you want, why you want to want it and how many exercises you can use it for.
Is changing your mind a negative thing?
What are the most important characteristics for successful, long term coaching?
In this installment of the “Ask the Expert” series, I interview Trainee Sport Psychologist Andy Blyth…
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.