Archive for March, 2017

  • Plyometric Progression with Coach Wilmot | Part 8

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 28/03/2017

    In episode 7, Coach Wilmot explores some more contrast training techniques to introduce athletes to horizontal force using a loaded prowler system. Lachlan shares how you can coach your athletes to utilize horizontal force harnessing explosive power to contrast and elicit a PAP exposure.

  • Concurrent Strategies in Strength Training – Part1

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 26/03/2017

    Concurrent training by definition means training for achieving multiple training goals at the same time. Concurrent training in iron game was made popular by Westside Barbell Club and Louie Simmons, who erroneously called it ’conjugate’ instead of concurrent. Synonyms with concurrent are parallel and mixed training.

  • Plyometric Progression with Coach Wilmot | Part 7

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/03/2017

    In episode 7, Coach Wilmot explores some more contrast training techniques to introduce athletes to horizontal force using a loaded prowler system. Lachlan shares how you can coach your athletes to utilize horizontal force harnessing explosive power to contrast and elicit a PAP exposure.

  • Physical Preparation for Team Sports: Weekly Plans [Part 1]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 19/03/2017

    By the week plan term I do not necessary refer to the calendar week of 7 days, but to a period between two games, that can last from 3 to 14 days. Since we are usually dealing with varied competition schedule, we need to rely on couple of principles and heuristics when planning the week.

  • William Sands on Athlete Monitoring

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 17/03/2017

    William Sands is a true pioneer in sport science and has been doing this “monitoring” thing while some of us were still pissing in diapers. He recently co-authored very interesting paper (see below) and was kind enough to post a recent video on his YouTube channel.

  • Working on a Book

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 15/03/2017

    Working on a Book In 2007, after my first professional gig with FK RAD, I wrote a summary of my thoughts regarding physical preparation in soccer in one PDF created in Microsoft PowerPoint. In 2010/2011, after returning from Boston, and after starting the Complementary Training blog, I wrote the updated version on this manual. It started as a series of blog...

  • Plyometric Progression with Coach Wilmot | Part 6

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 14/03/2017

    In this episode, Coach Wilmot demonstrates how you can further progress your athletes by contrasting vertical force with unilateral movements. Lachlan introduces Katie to a rear foot elevated squat and discusses some of the reasons behind this technique for promoting unilateral loading.

  • Netflix Prize and Injury Prediction Prize

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 13/03/2017

    The Netflix Prize was an open competition for the best collaborative filtering algorithm to predict user ratings for films, based on previous ratings without any other information about the users or films, i.e. without the users or the films being identified except by numbers assigned for the contest. Which made me think – why don’t the “rich” clubs, such...

  • Hamstring Injury Treatment

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 12/03/2017

    The recent paper by Mendiguchía, et al. “A Multifactorial, Criteria-based Progressive Algorithm for Hamstring Injury Treatment” is worth a blog piece. Here is the abstract.

  • Power BI Course for Sport Scientists – Video 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 11/03/2017

    Learning PowerBI, besides producing great dashboards is a great introduction to data analysis overall and data wrangling (cleaning and reshaping data). In this video I will show you the following: What is Query Editor and how powerful it is; The difference between Long and Wide data formats...

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