On Sunday July 12 we got to see an amazing athletic event the Munster Hurling final between Cork and Limerick. What a sport – it completely captured me. Curling along with Gaelic Football is part of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). The GAA has pitches all over the…Continue
Posted on July 22, 2014 at 11:19am
A few thoughts on taper and peaking, the swim teams I work with are in this process now with championship meets all coming in the next month so this has been on my mind.
The effectiveness of the taper and the subsequent peaking is dependent on the content and quality of the work leading up to the taper. In…Continue
Posted on July 9, 2014 at 9:37am
The solutions to the issue of the explosion of hamstring are quite straightforward. Here some of the things that have worked for my colleagues and me. All of these take a deep commitment to coaching movement.
Perfect Impeccable Sprint Mechanics - This does not me mean more part drills; it means an analysis of each…Continue
Posted on July 7, 2014 at 7:38am — 2 Comments
I am not trying to jump on the bandwagon here; this is something I have been writing about and commenting on for years. Hamstring injuries have become a huge problem in sport. Just to be clear even though the Josey Altidore hamstring pull prompted this post I have no know knowledge of what the US Men’s National team does or does not do in terms of conditioning. I have had no contact with the US Men’s National Soccer team…Continue
Posted on July 5, 2014 at 10:16am — 1 Comment