The 3 biggest mistakes coaches make in Athletic Development (Part 2)

In the Part 1 of this series, we highlighted how going sport-specific too soon, chasing load too soon and lacking a long term view are common mistakes coaches make in Athletic Development across sporting contexts. In Part 2, we will suggest some coaching solutions to help you avoid these pitfalls! 1.Build a toolbox of varied […]

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Ask the Expert – Harry Weatherstone (Youth Athletic Development Academy)

In this installment of the “Ask the Expert” interviews, we speak with Harry Weatherstone of the Youth Athletic Development Academy from the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia!

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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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Ask the Expert – Mark Laurie (Specific Strength & Fitness)

In this “Ask the Expert” interview I spoke to the owner of Specific Strength and Fitness…

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