For Coaches

Nutrition – 2 Scary Stories

Fresh Food

Not exactly about performance per se, but thought I’d share these anyway. These two incidents happened within 7 days of each other. And they’re both quite scary. Story 1 – ABC, Lost Weight & DAA I am currently doing a series on ABC Radio about health. The first few weeks were mainly about exercise but the last two have been ...

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UniZul

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Depending where in the world you might be reading this, there is a slim to good chance you’ve heard of the university I graduated from: University of Stellenbosch. Surrounded by vineyards, it is, ironically, a sporting Mecca. In fact, in the lead up to the Sydney Olympics many of the British sports based themselves there. Conversely, it probably doesn’t matter ...

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Qualifying your Advisor

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It wasn’t long ago that most of our shared information was through books. I remember when I first discovered internet groups in the 1990′s (who else was on Mel Siff’s Supertraining group? : ) where anyone could pass on information or share their experiences. While many of the group’s had moderators, the level of qualifying dropped significantly. The uberisation of ...

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GPS: Game Intelligence

Rugby drill

After International Rugby, Super Rugby, the National Rugby Championships, Club rugby is often referred to as the ’4th Tier’.  Despite it’s low recognition in the world of high performance, I’ve found Club footy to be some of my most enjoyable coaching experiences and hope to continue helping out.   Approximately once a week I’d write an email to the Coaches ...

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3 Curious things about Rugby Training

Rugby

I am publishing this because it’s been in the Drafts folder for too long and I think it can help more Coaches once shared rather than publishing it because it is a polished article.  Below are 3 curious things about rugby training and some suggestions on how to improve them. Random, Chaotic & Intense At a recent seminar I presented, ...

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