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Bookmarked 2: Frans Bosch and 2016 Debrief

I've spent the better part of the year revisiting the work of Frans Bosch, biomechanics and motor control, as well as more personal and professional development books within the realms of Simon Sinek and Daniel Pink. It is my aim for 2017 to revisit the simpler concepts, or rather the fundamentals within the scope of [...]

The Benefits Of A Pre-Activity Movement Screen

  Once the athlete or client’s training goals have been established it is important that we as coaches identify potential limitations and risks that may impact our chances of success. Simple logistical constraints such as availability of training time and equipment can be a limitation and need to be considered, however these are of lesser [...]

Bookmarked

Gathered here are some of the better reads that I've come across recently, bookmarked in one convenient location to refer to later. I hope readers will also find something interesting and of benefit as well. Enjoy. ''As complexity raises, meaningful statements lose precision and precise statements lose meaning.'' Lofti Zadeh 10 Leaders Share The Habits [...]

Edge of ability

Originally published on my personal site, I felt that here was an appropriate home for this random thoughts post. These are some points or reminders that, as a Coach I have found myself reflecting on at times. Heuristics, if you prefer. A Coaches role in the process, is to become progressively dispensable. School simply can [...]

The (FMS) kids are alright: Notes from Functional Movement Screen Level 2

This past weekend I had the pleasure of travelling to Melbourne, Victoria to attend the Functional Movement Screen Level 2 course instructed by the jovial Behnad Honarbakhsh of Functional Movement Systems and Fit To Train, and hosted by Andrew Read of Dragon Door Australia. As with all of the Functional Movement Systems material, and being [...]