By Mladen Jovanovic on 31/07/2014
With the World Cup behind our backs and German team as the winner, we can start reflecting what went good and what went wrong. And we are pretty sure that everything went great with the German National Team. So it is a great privilege to be able to interview Darcy Norman who is part of the German National Team…
By Mladen Jovanovic on 19/07/2014
Simplifying the Complex – Interviewed by Ron McKeefery I had a pleasure to be interviewed by Ron McKeefery for his Iron Game Chalk Talk show in late June. We had touched a lot of topics and I have enjoyed sharing my thoughts and chatting with Ron. Here is the video interview: I am not very happy the way I explained...
By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/05/2014
Interview with Matt Barr When I saw Matt Barr’s keynote presentation on “Developing speed and power in contact field sport athletes” at ASCA Conference in Melbourne, Australia, I decided to interview Matt and take the opportunity to expand on the topic and pick his brain. Mladen: Hi Matt and thanks for the opportunity to interview you. It is always...
By Mladen Jovanovic on 15/04/2014
It is always fun and insightful to have a no-holds barred talk with Carl Valle. Hate him or love him, whatever you ask him he always provide no BS answer and for that he needs to be respected. I took the chance to ask him 5 nasty questions and he really took his time and energy to answer them…
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.
By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/12/2013
There are four coaches that were highly influential on my physical preparation philosophy and practice. The first one that actually started my whole journey was late Charlie Francis. Joe Kenn and Dan Baker come next. Then there is Mike Boyle.
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.
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.
By Mladen Jovanovic on 14/11/2013
Interview with Ida Clark I was lucky enough to be introduced to Ida Clark by professor Robert Pettitt, with whom she did a lot of research on CP/W’ and CV/D’ models, along with 3 minute test (3 MT). The presentation that Ida Clark did on Critical Power and Graded Exercise Testing is a great resource that I have posted...
By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/10/2013
Interview with Chris Carling I have following work by Chris Carling for last couple of years now and one of his recent papers was a staple in my RSA is overrated article. Chris also wrote two books: Performance Assessment for Field Sports and Handbook of Soccer Match Analysis: A Systematic Approach to Improving Performance. Chris latest article entitled Interpreting Physical...