Membership Content

  • GPS Training in Team Sports – Implications for Coaching

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 13/02/2015

    GPS Training in Team Sports Implications for Coaching On Friday, 27th March I will be giving a webinar on GPS use in team sports at Brendan Chaplin’s “Meeting of the Minds” 2015 Conference. I have written a bit on making sense on GPS data, but in this webinar I plan expanding further and covering things such as: Drills classification...

  • Reconciling Sheiko and Westside

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 05/02/2015

    Sheiko and Westside are probably the two most know powerlifting training systems that brought numerous champs in the sport. Yet, they tend to differ a lot. The question is who is right?

  • Periodization Confusion? Full Video From Windsprint Conference

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 25/01/2015

    Periodization Confusion? Full Video From Windsprint Conference As you probably know, I gave a presentation on reconciling periodization/training “confusions” at Windsprint (organized by Håkan Andersson). The slides are available for some time (LINK), but I recently got the videos so I decided to make them available for the members. Please note that this presentation is my first overall and...

  • Four Important Complementary Pairs

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 15/01/2015

    Four Important Complementary Pairs I believe that there are four important complementary aspects in training (and performance) theory (and reality). Understanding these four aspects can yield many dividends in your training philosophy and help you understand, or better yet, reconcile what seems to be paradoxes and dichotomizations of the training and performance. Skill~Ability Physical~Cognitive Goal~Method Sharpen~Saw (or Develop~Express) I...

  • Tactical Periodization: Interview With Two of My Colleagues

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 12/12/2014

    Tactical periodization is currently the hot topic of the most team sports periodization (planning) talks and discussions. I think it has a lot to offer as the anti-dote to the traditional motor-abilities and physiology-based approach(es) who were dominating (and still are) the team sport coaches educations and practices.

  • Training Load Monitoring – Seeing the Big Picture

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 06/12/2014

    I already mentioned it in the introduction, but basically we have three components: training load and reaction to that load, where current state and context moderates the interaction between the two.

  • Individualization – Are We Doing It Wrong?

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 13/11/2014

    This is the screen cast video from Evolution of Athlete Conference where I couldn’t participate live due recent relocation to Qatar. I’ve discussed some of theoretical issues behind concept of individualization and provided simple theoretical framework.

  • Making Sense Out of the Session GPS Data

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 06/11/2014

    We collect more and more data and it is becoming increasingly difficult to make meaning out of it. What I would like to do is to present one simple way to make the meaning out of session GPS data using LOF and Clustering. Most GPS units produce multiple features p compared to number of observations n, so we are…

  • Importance of Context in Evaluating Wellness Questionnaires

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/09/2014

    In the previous post I’ve shared the novel idea on how to ‘aggregate’ wellness categories into positive/negative wellness score.

  • New Way to Calculate Wellness From Questionnaires

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 16/09/2014

    In this video, I go over the usual problems of calculating total Wellness from different categories and I present a new way to calculate total wellness score that is more sensitive.