September, 2016 - Complementary Training

Archive for September, 2016

  • Podcast #10: Interview with Sam Robertson

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 29/09/2016

    In episode ten of Complementary Training Podcast I am talking to Sam Robertson. Sam is Senior Research Fellow at Western Bulldogs (AFL) & Victoria University. We touched about the role of machine learning/predictive analytics in sports (especially injury prediction), “novel” techniques, and how to establish data/sport science department.

  • Daily Undulating Framework (DUF)

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/09/2016

    After a long “battle” with Daily Undulating Periodization/Planning/Programming term, I decided to name it to DUF – Daily Undulating Framework, or just Undulating Framework (UF). The most recent video Planning and Programming Strength Training Using DUP Approach created a bit of confusion, because some viewer saw it as “system” or a “solution”, where I wanted to pinpoint to it...

  • How to Use Excel to Automatically Create Reports – Part 1: vLookup

    By on 22/09/2016

    This is part one of the series where I’m going to look at the creation of basic sport reports from a data. In this first video I am going to use a body composition data set and perform a simple vlookup to extract the information for a given athlete.

  • Planning The In-season Microcycle In Soccer Part 8: Hamish Munro Case Study

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 17/09/2016

    The use of tactical periodisation to outlay the physical impetus for the in season micro cycle in football.

  • 10 Exercises You Should Consider Adding To Your Warm Up

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 16/09/2016

    Many people warm up in a way that doesn't: 1) Prepare the tissues for the specific training session; 2)Warm up the core temperature and "wake up" the nervous system; 3)Improve movement through soft tissue work, reset, dynamic warm ups that work on...

  • Podcast #9: Interview with John Kiely

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 15/09/2016

    In episode nine of Complementary Training Podcast I am talking to John Kiely. John is mostly famous for his critiques of periodization, so I used this opportunity to expand on that particular topic.

  • Learn How to Make an Excel Database

    By on 12/09/2016

    Today I am going to show you how to create a database in Excel. To illustrate a point we are going to look at four different examples. Because my YouTube channel is all about creating Excel systems for people who work in sport, they all are going to be sport examples.

  • Planning and Programming Strength Training Using DUP Approach

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 10/09/2016

    This approach helps me solve some of the planning/programming conundrums and provides pretty simple framework that could be applied to other domains as well (e.g. HIT conditioning). I also touch on Dan John’s Bus Bench vs. Park Bench analogy, which I think is a game changer concept.

  • 6 Weeks Running Program for Soccer Players

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/09/2016

    I’ve designed a simple 6 weeks running program for soccer, something that you can use with your athletes on the break or have it in your toolbox and apply it if needed in the RTP protocols or as extra conditioning. To make this program more individually tailored, I’ve used MAS – maximum aerobic speed.

  • New Vacancies [September, 2016]

    By on 06/09/2016

    Here are the best sports jobs in the market. During September, we will continuously update the list. Please share, and let’s get the word out!