Posts tagged with ‘Agile’

  • Strength Training Manual (Part 2): Agile Periodization and Philosophy of Training

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 05/05/2019

    Agile Periodization is a planning framework that relies on decision making in uncertainty, rather than ideology, physiological and biomechanical constructs, and industrial age mechanistic approach to planning.

  • Optimal vs. Robust: Applications to Planning Strategies

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/04/2019

    Ivan Jukic and I just published preprint paper on SportRxiv that explores the behavior of common load planning strategies when facing random missing sessions (MCAR; missing completely at random) using simulation in R language. This paper represents a more academic and formal continuation of my discussion regarding planning for unpredictable clients/athletes.

  • Rethinking Performance Training & Agile Periodization – Part 3

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 01/04/2019

    Continuing the previous video on the topics of quality, constructs, rate limiters, bottlenecks, as well as how we use them to approach planning, I am expanding the discussion and dig more into phenomenology and Grand Unified Theory of training.

  • Rethinking Performance Training & Agile Periodization – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 11/03/2019

    In this video I am continuing the discussion on what defines qualities and rate limiters, and how different levels on analysis can produce different constructs or building blocks that are later used to build periodization models.

  • Rethinking Performance Training & Agile Periodization – Part 1

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 17/02/2019

    In the following video series I will share my current philosophy of performance training and Agile Periodization. The first episode deals with the concepts of Quality, Rate Limiters, Interventions and three levels of analysis: phenomenological, performance and physiological.

  • Program Design: An Agile Approach

    By on 08/02/2019

    Agile Methodology is a way of thinking that promotes the idea that products are best designed with repetitive development, planning and testing based on customer feedback. While software developers initially embraced Agile, the methods and process of Agile can be applied to the programming for beginning through advanced clients and athletes.

  • Team Management – Part 3

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 15/11/2018

    In third and final video on Team Management, I am discussing task management, workout design, documents & notes management, communication, monitoring, dashboards and analytics. There is a lot of software provided in this video series, so as a summary I provide software recommendations for teams/individuals with different budgets.

  • Team Management – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/10/2018

    In this part I am going to explain the best way to plan, schedule and manage team. These are really crucial tasks for successful team management – so if you are interested in improving your skillset, give this episode a go.

  • Team Management – Part 1

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 25/09/2018

    In these video series I will expand and continue the discussion on the best practices one can utilize to solve (or help solving) management issues. First part of this video series goes into the agile concepts, setting goals using the OKR and importance of clearly defined meeting types (daily-stand-up and 1-on-1s are more deeply explained).

  • HIT Conditioning: Planning Strategies – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 01/05/2018

    In this second and the last part, I will give a few concrete examples for “what should be done”. I will break the rule of not doing too much long term planning in the following examples...