Daniel Coyle referred to the concept of ignition in his book ‘The Talent Code’. I read this book several years ago and it resonated with me then and recently it had me thinking about how this develops with young people. … Read the rest
Nothing is strength & conditioning is truly sport specific. The only thing which is sport specific is the game or event. Everything else are the support mechanisms to elicit a better performance outcome.
Strength & conditioning programmes which profess to … Read the rest
Unless you have been living under a rock, you would know all about the fantastic infographics produced by YLM – French Sport Scientist, Yann Le Meur, PhD. He has literally created 100s of infographics focussing on research in sport science, … Read the rest
This presentation was presented to the ASCA Special Interest Group in Adelaide on 21/11/2018. It is a case study of an athlete who went to the World Junior Championships in Finland 2018 (Aust, Men’s 4x100m). It discusses the concept of … Read the rest
Training in general and specifically, Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) could be compared to a game of poker… you need to know when to play the right card. It’s a game of risk and reward. You need to know the … Read the rest
If you haven’t recently thanked your coach. Send them a text now… A few simple words go a long way. The sacrifice is huge. They invest a lot in the person first and then the athlete.
Type now… Press send. … Read the rest