The context in which we learn is highly important, but sometimes it impairs our development as a coach and how we help shape the future of athletes. Learning context refers to the environment and/or situation in which knowledge and behavior is developed. This association can be very strong and motivating in regards to future learning and perceptions. It can open doors to learning, but close them, too.
Posted on August 20, 2017 at 11:30am
Who the heck doesn't want to train smarter? We all do, don't we? At least we should, but on further review I don't know if many entities out there really want to train smarter. I guess some do as long as it doesn't involve changing anything currently being done. A more correct statement would be, "Who the heck doesn't want to look cooler when training?" That's probably more correct.
There's a ton wrong with that train of…Continue
Posted on August 13, 2017 at 7:46pm
I don't think I can emphasize enough that the purpose of an athletic or tactical strength and conditioning program is to facilitate adaptation on some level. The term adaptation means that an alteration has occurred in the structure or function of an organism to increase the chance of survival. Now, we see this on-going all around us everyday in plants and animals, but with humans the change is sometimes less…Continue
Posted on July 23, 2017 at 4:00pm
What are training variable models that we can work towards tying to predict? It's not easy to do; yet, its a highly valuable commodity. Don't think so, just go ask about every team in the NFL who has been riddled with injuries during the past few seasons. How did lack of training prediction models affect athletes' injury rates, performance, outcomes, team revenue, and coach's job security?
The easier route is just to take…Continue
Posted on July 9, 2017 at 7:30pm