‘Cool Story, Bro’ – The Fallacy of Training Systems and Conventional Wisdom on Training PrescriptionBy Paul Gamble on 25/05/2017
Let us begin with a revelation: athletes are humans not machines. If we start with such a fundamental understanding of the nature of what we are dealing with, it quickly becomes apparent that the challenge of planning and prescribing training for athletes is not conducive to a ‘machine’ approach.
07/05/2017By Mladen Jovanovic on 07/05/2017
This is not a scientific article, and it is not intended to be. This is a manifest, an expression of our concerns with some practices related to Sports Training. Some outrage and sarcasm might be evident throughout the text; we do not drawback from it, as we think emotions play an important role and may aid in passing the...
18/02/2017By Keir Wenham-Flat on 18/02/2017
The topic of the webinar is “Jumps, Plyometrics and Medicine Ball Throws and how I implement those in the training of my athletes. The outline for today: 1)Make the case for high speed training means; 2) Outline of 3 step progression; 3) Sample progressions for jumps, plyometrics and medicine ball throws; 4) Implementation in the training;
[Paper Review] Player Tracking Technology: Half-Full or Half-Empty Glass? Or maybe there is no glass at all.By Alexander Oviawe on 15/02/2017
Over Christmas, Mladen sent me Bucheit & Simpson (2017) article titled “Player Tracking Technology”, and it could not have been a better timed article, largely discussing a lot of the key points and decisions that we had made over the last few years that matched it. For that reason, I wanted to make this essentially a review of that...
01/02/2017By Dragan Milojević on 01/02/2017
Being that the manner of physical training, which is now more or less commonly referred to as the “movement training”, is a relatively “new kid on the block”, there are still some misconception about what it is good for or not, so it makes it a bit harder to figure out the proper role for this approach in working...
14/01/2017By Keir Wenham-Flat on 14/01/2017
The webinar this month will be presented by Keir Wenham-Flatt. Keir is a rugby strength and conditioning specialist who has worked with professional teams on 4 different continents. He decided to share his remarkable video presentation with us.
16/03/2016By Mladen Jovanovic on 16/03/2016
Danilo Tambone, who is Agile and Project Management expert and the author of Udemy course was kind enough to give me feedback on my recent articles/videos on Agile implementation in training.
02/12/2015By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/12/2015
Utility is a measure of our preference for some set of goods and services. Bernstein illustrates utility with his pile of bricks analogy…
26/10/2015By Alexander Oviawe on 26/10/2015
I’ve always been a bit of a tech head and fascinated with technology, long before I got into sports. Makes sense considering my initial career path was as a games developer before the path I neded up choosing. Even during my time at a Premier League football club, I tried valiantly to get HRV incorporated, first with KubiosHRV (that...