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...0
Football Performance Workshop – Tony Strudwick, Manchester United FCBy Mladen Jovanovic on 19/09/2017
Tony Strudwick does fantastic job in this video explain what it takes to build High Performance culture and what is the role of sport science in it. It is very interesting how he addresses the “big elephants” of the High Performance.
Physical Preparation for Team Sports: Functional GroupsBy 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 BenefitBy 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.
Introducing AthleteSRBy Mladen Jovanovic on 11/09/2017
AthleteSR is finally here! Scheduling training sessions and collecting data from your athletes has never been easier!
Novel Strength Metric: Video interview with Robert FrederickBy 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 SettingsBy 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.
Vacancies [September, 2017]By Mihailo Tomic on 02/09/2017
Here are the very interesting vacancies that are currently available. During the month of September I will continuously update the list. Stay tuned!
Interview with Fergus ConnollyBy Mladen Jovanovic on 30/08/2017
In Game Changer, Fergus Connolly shows how to improve performance with evidence-based analysis and athlete-focused training. Connolly has discovered how to break down the common elements in all sports to their basic components so that each moment of any game can be better analyzed, whether you’re a player or a coach.
VBT, Heuristics and PrilepinBy Mladen Jovanovic on 26/08/2017
In this video I am discussing few ideas regarding velocity based training (VBT): 1) Potential research in velocity based training (VBT) domain (which will most likely become my PhD thesis) regarding the exhaustion-velocity relationship; 2) The flaws of using % Drop in velocity when stopping a given set, as a way (or metric) that ensures the quality of the...