For Coaches

Specificity – A Refresher

Supertraining Cover

You don’t have to work in developmental sports for very long before you’re asked for a ‘sport specific’ training program. The request is often from a well-intentioned parent, athlete or coach who probably doesn’t even understand what the term ‘specific’ means. My guess is their understanding of ‘specificity’ is that the ‘training exercises’ look very similar to the ‘competition movements’. ...

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Coaching Challenge 3

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Giving feedback to your athletes… We’ve all heard about ’8 Week Fitness Challenges’ run out of almost every commercial fitness centre, well, this is a ’8 Week Coaching Challenge’ designed to help improve your coaching. At the end of each week we will post a Coaching Challenge for you to integrate into your coaching for the following week. Enjoy.  A well-known swimming ...

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Coaching Challenge 2

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The visual plan… We’ve all heard about ’8 Week Fitness Challenges’ run out of almost every commercial fitness centre, well, this is a ’8 Week Coaching Challenge’ designed to help improve your coaching. At the end of each week we will post a Coaching Challenge for you to integrate into your coaching for the following week. Enjoy.  Challenge 2: Everything ...

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Coaching Challenge 1

Coaching Challenge

Speak less… We’ve all heard about ’8 Week Fitness Challenges’ run out of almost every commercial fitness centre, well, this is a ’8 Week Coaching Challenge’ designed to help improve your coaching. At the end of each week we will post a Coaching Challenge for you to integrate into your coaching for the following week. Enjoy.  Challenge 1: Do not ...

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Posture and Muscle Strength

Flat earth

I have previously written a tongue-in-cheek ‘article’ about muscular imbalance here and thought I’d follow with this: It’s not uncommon for Physical Prep Coaches, Physios and Personal Trainers to assess their clients/patients and determine the posture ‘issue’ is related to a strength deficit somewhere. Usually this is in reference to an injury, but increasingly, this is provided by an expert ...

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