Unfortunately there are a number of untruths that continue to negatively influence youth athletes, parents and coaches. In this series, I am to address a number of them which continue to hamper the progression of youth athletes to full senior level performance…
Corman Whelan has experienced some unique coaching challenges in his time as a coach in rural India.
I’ve just recently come across this fantastic free 3 part video series from Setanta College. It features Paudie Roche presenting on “Strength Training for Youth Athletes”. If you haven’t heard of Paudie Roche here is a small review:
This is a very interesting and thought provoking read. It provides a pretty candid view into the culture of one of the most successful sports teams of all time.
Time waits for no man…at least that’s how the saying goes. We all have time pressures. As an athlete you may be balancing the time required to train, study, socialise, relax, eat and sleep! As a coach you’re probably balancing time required to plan, deliver sessions, eat, sleep, maintain a relationship with your partner/kids as well as […]
Last night I had my first session providing strength and conditioning sessions working at a basketball club. I remember when having the initial discussions with the club, they asked “What is the ideal group size for you?”. I didn’t really give this much concern as in the past this hasn’t really been an option to […]
Hi everyone, Firstly – welcome to the Fortius Training Blog!! The purpose of this blog is to provide information for anyone involved in the coaching and training of young athletes! Whether you are a parent of a child who loves sport, the coach of the local club’s Under 10’s side, or anyone involved in elite […]