Author archive for Mladen Jovanovic

  • Football Performance Workshop – Tony Strudwick, Manchester United FC

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 19/09/2017

    Tony Strudwick does fantastic job in this video explain what it takes to build High Performance culture and what is the role of sport science in it. It is very interesting how he addresses the “big elephants” of the High Performance.

  • Physical Preparation for Team Sports: Functional Groups

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 17/09/2017

    Without being able to come up with more appropriate name, functional groups relate to the current training status of the athlete (i.e. away, national team, injured, available, etc) and whether they played the previous match or are they going to play the next one. This makes planning a bit easier for the coach, although there are going to be...

  • New Complementary Training Benefit

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 12/09/2017

    AthleteSR is designed to simplify the process of organization of your team and the manner you collect data from your athletes. Our web app helps collecting data and scheduling important events, such as training sessions, games and team meetings in the most efficient way possible.

  • Introducing AthleteSR

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 11/09/2017

    AthleteSR is finally here! Scheduling training sessions and collecting data from your athletes has never been easier!

  • Novel Strength Metric: Video interview with Robert Frederick

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 10/09/2017

    I stumbled on Robert Frederic by accident, probably through Facebook. So, after exchanging few messages with him, I decided to do a video interview and a Q&A regarding the “exertion load” metric, as well as his app. We have also touched a bit on Velocity Based Training concepts. Enjoy this video and please leave your comments and questions on...

  • Dealing With External Coaches and Services in Professional Team Settings

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/09/2017

    External coaches and services represent big elephant in the room when it comes to professional team sports. They affect team chemistry, injury risk, monitoring strategies and everything else. Hoever, sometimes they can be very positive and helpful thing.

  • Vacancies [September, 2017]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/09/2017

    Here are the very interesting vacancies that are currently available. During the month of September I will continuously update the list. Stay tuned!

  • Interview with Fergus Connolly

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/08/2017

    I know Fergus Connolly for quite some time now. We have met for the first time at the late Charlie Francis’ forum, somewhere around 2005. He has always been a pragmatic go-to guy and he is about to publish a book titled Game Changer, that I can hardly wait.

  • VBT, Heuristics and Prilepin

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 26/08/2017

    In this video I am discussing few ideas regarding velocity based training. If you are interested in VBT topics, as well as the connection to Prilepin table, this is a must watch video.

  • Undulating Mixed Strength Program

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 20/08/2017

    This program represents “park bench” workout (see works by Dan John) and it is quite usable for someone putting the same emphasis on each exercise, while hitting wide rep ranges and avoiding boredom at the same time. Therefore, it is very usable for off-season “sporadic” workouts (someone who hits the gym 2-4 times per week in haphazard manner).

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