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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Governing Dynamics of Coaching – A Unified Field Theory of Sport Preparation

    By on 24/08/2017

    Mladen and I first generated our correspondence sometime in 2003/2004 and I am glad to see how Mladen has developed professionally and to observe his success. I wrote this post for Mladen’s website and audience to provide an overview of my latest book “The Governing Dynamics of Coaching - A Unified Field Theory of Sport Preparation”.

  • 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).

  • Shuttle Run Beep Test with COD Corrections

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 05/08/2017

    What does this mean? It means that the score (maximum aerobic speed) reached in the COD corrected beep test can now be used in both long distance and shuttle based conditioning. The shuttle run beep tests so far didn’t implement corrections for CODs, and have used exact beeps from straight line version of the test , which resulted in...

  • Framework for Analyzing & Planning Strength Training: Progression vs Adaptation

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 23/07/2017

    I wanted to expand Framework for Analyzing & Planning Strength Training video with extra discussion on differences between progression and adaptation, which I also consider to be complementary pair, that are inter-related.

  • Framework for Analyzing & Planning the Strength Training

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 16/07/2017

    What does this video attempts to do is to reconcile everything written about above using few very simple tools. That way, it represents very pragmatic and agile tool for planning and analyzing strength training programs.

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