Interviews - Complementary Training


  • Interview with Darcy Norman

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/09/2018

    Darcy just got back from World Cup with Die Mannschaft – German National A Team (Men) and he was more than kind enough to answer my nagging questions. I want to take this opportunity and thank Darcy Norman for everything he has done for me and the community and I wish him all the best in the future endeavors.

  • 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.

  • Interview with Mike McGuigan

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/02/2014

    It was a great pleasure to interview professor Mike McGuigan from AUT (New Zealand). I have been reading his work for years and was lucky enough to correspond with him on a regular basis lately. Mike is always happy to chat and share his viewpoints and insights, which he also did with this interview.

  • Interview With Steve Magness

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 17/12/2013

    I have been quoting, referencing, linking and stealing (cough, cough) Steve’s material heavily in my writings and practical applications. I cannot recommend his blog highly enough for anyone interested in no B.S. approach to endurance training and understanding of energy systems and metabolism.

  • No-Holds-Barred Interview with Dan Baker

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 26/11/2013

    I decided to interview Dan again and I hope this to be practice in the future as well (every 2-3 years J). I am more than thankful to Dan for his time and good will to answer all of my questions extensively, honestly, personally and insightfully like he always does.

  • Interview with Julen Castellano

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 26/05/2013

    Interview with Julen Castellano After reading couple of excellent recent research papers on GPS analysis of Small Sided Games (SSG) in soccer by Julen Castellano et al.  I decided to interview him. Julen was kind enough to accept the invitation and share his viewpoints and research findings. MLADEN: I am really glad I have the chance to discuss GPS data...

  • [Guest Article] Moneyball Madness by Carl Valle

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/12/2012

    Moneyball Madness by Carl Valle   “IMA, Inertial Movement Analysis, will triple theamount of basketball relevant data… that kindof tool is going to make a real difference.” -Catapult Sports Data is now the new currency for medical and performance staff, and the real question is – are we really doing what we think we are?  As the social media...

  • Interview with Stuart Cormack

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 06/05/2012

    Interview with Stuart Cormack First time I’ve heard about Stuart Cormack was when I saw the video of him presenting at Football Science VII: the International Conference in Japan, 2011 which I have posted in the Playing with the Statistics (Part 1). I immediately wanted to contact Stuart, since the monitoring of the training loads and athlete’s reactions to...

  • Interview with Håkan Andersson

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/04/2012

    Interview with Håkan Andersson I had a pleasure of meeting Håkan Andersson couple of years ago in Sundsvall, Sweden when my team played a friendly game (which we won 🙂 ). I was introduced to Håkan by a common friend Carl Valle, who spoke very highly of him and basically demanded from me to pay the visit to Håkan....

  • Interview with Dan Baker

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 17/05/2011

    Interview with Dan Baker I am more than happy to present you email interview with Dan Baker, strength and conditioning coach for the Brisbane Broncos and also a published researcher with practical and in “the trenches” insights. For all of you guys who are working in team sports this is one of the best and most insightful interviews I...