Ultimately, you can’t always choose what role you’re given in the team…Read More So you want to be a Youth S&C Coach? What are you signing up for? (Part 1)
Unfortunately, injuries are part and parcel of participating in youth sport. Yes, we can reduce the likelihood of them occurring with a good warm up, sound movement mechanics, tolerable work loads and appropriate strength and conditioning programs, BUT we can never really eliminate them. Sometimes, despite all our hardest efforts, a late tackle or poor […]Read More “If you can’t fly then run…” Training around injuries
The cycle of learning…Read More The problem is you don’t know what you don’t know…
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.” […]Read More Podcast Interview!
If you’re anything like me, you enjoy a good meal. Especially a steak… For me, you just can’t beat a piece of quality, aged beef cooked to medium rare, or some slow roasted barbecue pulled pork, or a nice beef joint roasted slowly. If you cast your mind back to a really memorable meal, I […]Read More Are you microwaving your athletes?
So, just how can we structure can we give to this sort of process?Read More Why youth strength and conditioning is a failure… (Part 2)
What’s Ghandi got to do with S&C?Read More Why youth strength and conditioning is a failure… (Part 1)
Think outside the box and plan what you want, why you want to want it and how many exercises you can use it for.Read More 5 ways to build your S&C facility on a budget
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 […]Read More Interview on “Growing Up Strong” Podcast
The latest Ask the Expert interview comes from Nottingham Forest FC U18 Sport Scientist, and host of the “Growing Up Strong” podcast, Sam Joyce.Read More Ask the Expert – Sam Joyce (Nottingham Forest FC)