28/10/2017By Dylan Hicks on 28/10/2017
After spending hours listening to John Lythe’s YouTube tutorials, Excel Tricks For Sports, along with being inspired by Mladen’s excel wizardry, check out Strength Card Builder 4.0 (it will literally save you hours), I decided to make a template which track coaches could use with their athletes.
24/10/2017By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/10/2017
I am pretty certain that the first one to suggest using Trello (somewhere in 2013) was Jose Fernandez from Houston Astros. Jose is pretty much technology clairvoyant. Another person that directed me to use Paul Dijkstra et al. five-color health and performance risk grading system 1 (see the below picture) was Brian Green from USA Rugby Sevens. We keep...
19/10/2017By Alex V on 19/10/2017
Using velocity measurements to inform your training decisions can be confusing and challenging if you are unfamiliar with the why’s and the how’s of a VBT program. I’ll discuss that and more in the rest of this article.
16/10/2017By Mladen Jovanovic on 16/10/2017
Having established exercise 1RMs is of the utmost importance for programming and performing percent-based programs. Pretty much everything revolves around this performance metric.
12/10/2017By Mladen Jovanovic on 12/10/2017
Few days ago, I spoke with Cameron Josse, who is Director of Sports Performance at DeFranco’s Gym, regarding simple (or should I say, Minimum Viable Program – MVPr) endurance test for football athletes. I have directed Cameron to the article Testing Endurance for Team Sport Athletes and my Shuttle Run Beep Test. Since we are on the same page...
11/10/2017By Mladen Jovanovic on 11/10/2017
I also love to call this problem “Terminator Problem”, since it is more understandable to coaches, since most of them have seen Terminator movies. The issue is, once we are able to “predict” the future (for example estimating injury likelihood in the next 7 days), can we actually change it?
04/10/2017By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/10/2017
In this video I am showing you how to create month schedule for the whole team in just a few clicks with our newest app AthleteSR! There are a lot of similar apps on the market, but AthleteSR app is much more flexible and sport-related solution for creation of the team schedule.
03/10/2017By Mladen Jovanovic on 03/10/2017
One of the few books that really got me thinking (and rethinking) was Strength Training and Coordination by Frans Bosch. I highly recommend reading this book, even if you do not agree with the author. Read more here
01/10/2017By 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...