Posts tagged with ‘Agile’

  • Managing Teams With Trello

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/10/2017

    I came to an idea to use Kanban boards to help managing performance teams somewhere in 2013. It took me almost three years to finally "streamline" the whole idea. In the following article and video, I am explaining how you can put all of your coaching staff on the same page by creating a very transparent Kanban board using...

  • Managing the High Performance Teams [Part2]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 01/10/2017

    Unfortunately, or luckily, in High Performance Teams, there are multiple coaches that need to be consulted for the optimal schedule (and its changes). Besides, if we follow the ideas of the Agile Periodization, then we are constantly updating the plan in iterative manner, and these updates need to be the result of the Sprint meetings. This demands that the...

  • Managing the High Performance Teams [Part1]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/09/2017

    When you are a single coach in the private sector and you are dealing with few athletes, it is much easier to get organized. But when you are a part of the big machine such as High Performance team, where there might be multiple coaches, PTs, medical doctors, sports scientists, nutritionists and so forth, getting organized is of utmost...

  • 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...

  • 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).

  • Video Interview by Mark Lajhner on Combat Sports

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/08/2017

    I had been recently interviewed by my friend and coach Mark Lajhner for his MMACoach.net website. After the practice we have sat and video recorded my answers to a few questions Mark prepared.

  • 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.

  • Microcycle Planning for Team Sports

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 09/07/2017

    The following video represents a summary of the recent chapters (and blog posts) I wrote for my upcoming book, plus a few additional concepts. I this video I am covering...

  • Agile Periodization: Decision Making Under Uncertainty [Part 2]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/06/2017

    In the first part I have covered issues and limitations of the contemporary planning/periodization strategies, and the idea that as practitioners we need to figure out how to make good decisions when facing uncertainties. In this final part, I am providing potential solutions to the issues identified.

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