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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“If you can’t fly then run…” Training around injuries

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 […]

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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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Are you microwaving your athletes?

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 […]

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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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