24/01/2014By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/01/2014
Recently a friend of mine and a fellow physical preparation coach, who was working with futsal and was preparing Olympic level Judokas, got an offer to take care of a pro basketball team. Since I was the one recommending him to the agent, I was questioned would he be a good fit, taking into account his lack of experience…
22/01/2014By Mladen Jovanovic on 22/01/2014
I have blogged about this issue before and I really love how Charles Staley solved this paradox in strength training by prescribing compulsory and optional exercises in a workout. This provides enough of wiggle room for the athlete to make his own choices and have a feeling of being in control.
21/01/2014By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/01/2014
Here is what I have on mind and I am looking for a feedback and opinions from the readers. Since starting Complementary Training blog in September 2010 it has slowly attracted not much traffic, but very high quality readership, from high level coaches, researchers to sport scientists. I am more than pleased with Complementary Training reception within the industry,...
08/01/2014By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/01/2014
This is the discussion that emerged on my Facebook wall after my post on Stephen Seiler presentation for INSEP regarding the MENAGEMENT OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF TRAINING INTENSITY: THE POLARIZED MODEL and my suggestion for similar observation and experiment to Mike Tuchscherer involving powerlifters instead of endurance runners.