What to do when loading goes too far: regaining control in the weight room…

Many coaches ramp up loading too quickly, simply because they can!

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So you want to be a Youth S&C coach? The 6 most important things you need to do…(Part 2)

In the first part of this series, we discussed all the various tasks and roles you may be asked to do as an S&C coach! If those tasks haven’t put you off, in this post we’ll discuss exactly what you should do, how you should do it and why, in order to stand the best […]

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So you want to be a Youth S&C Coach? What are you signing up for? (Part 1)

Ultimately, you can’t always choose what role you’re given in the team…

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Podcast Interview!

Recently I was interviewed for “The Curve Mindset” podcast. “In this one hour special, we sit down with Athletic Evolution founder Rob Anderson. Rob is a Scottish Rugby strength & conditioning coach working in the Borders & East Lothian Academy. This is a fantastic insight from a coach with such a varied background in sport.” […]

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5 ways to build your S&C facility on a budget

Think outside the box and plan what you want, why you want to want it and how many exercises you can use it for.

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Interview on “Growing Up Strong” Podcast

Recently I was interviewed for the “Growing Up Strong” Podcast, a podcast dedicated to the development of young athletes, hosted by Sam Joyce. You might remember Sam from our most recent “Ask the Expert” interview. In this episode. We discuss a range of topics including strength programmes, periods of accelerated growth and the effects working with […]

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Ask the Expert – Sam Joyce (Nottingham Forest FC)

The latest Ask the Expert interview comes from Nottingham Forest FC U18 Sport Scientist, and host of the “Growing Up Strong” podcast, Sam Joyce.

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Ask the Expert – Dr Paul Read (St Mary’s University)

Paul is a senior lecturer and researcher at St Mary’s University. He is also an S&C coach working with a range of Professional MMA Fighters, Academy football players and Elite Youth Golfers. His current research is primarily focused around injury prevention strategies for youth soccer players and S&C provision for golfers and MMA fighters.

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