One book that I keep re-reading and referring to others is The Runner's Body by Tucker, Dugas, and Fitzgerald. The title is a little deceptive although running is the premise for the book, the information contained is somewhat global. To me, this is a must read for any…Continue
Posted on January 11, 2018 at 6:58pm
What does it mean to be physically fit for your sport? If you think you know, what are your references based off of? Personal experience, got it from a book, learned from someone else, comes from a computer program? Have you matched up the sources above with actual outcomes?
Shouldn't we, as coaches, be asking ourselves the simple question of "sports-fitness" over and over again and compare that to what we…Continue
Posted on January 11, 2018 at 6:51pm
Training (human development) is like plotting points on a curve, right? So, where are you on the curve? Where is your process and the athletes you work with? Are you more on the side of the curve plotted with "fixed" training and beliefs, i.e., there's only one way to train? Or, are you more on the side of the curve plotted towards "continual growth" i.e., a growth mindset?
One individual that I really enjoy…Continue
Posted on December 16, 2017 at 1:00pm
The harnessing of the human body into a specific pathway for athletic or tactical production is a complex process. Personally, I think one that starts with examining human systems, first, then understanding the needs of the athlete. Ultimately, we should try and make sense of the performance continuum (prep, practice, performance) and how the related stress affects individual human systems. …Continue
Posted on December 16, 2017 at 12:44pm