Coaches

What can a coach learn from US Congress??

US Congress on Capitol Hill is probably an unlikely place for coaches to pick up hints and pointers towards better personal performance. I’ve noticed however that allegedly smart and well-educated members of the Senate that are engaging with Mark Zuckerberg from Facebook are displaying a lack of skill in one area vital to the success…

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Getting the most from GPS Monitoring (Part 4)

Our three articles so far have meandered on the topic of player/athlete monitoring with GPS technology. Let’s have a look now at our motivations and actions around data collection – some of my own learnings and those of experienced practitioners in GAA, rugby, football, hockey, lacrosse and basketball. When assessing data and creating insights be…

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Getting the most from GPS Monitoring (Part 3)

We’ve recently been looking at some learnings – both my own over many years and from other coaches & performance staff – with a focus on the detail of getting the very maximum value from your investment in GPS monitoring for your team/club. With many clubs entering into this space it’s vital that staff at…

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5 ways coaches will benefit from GPS Monitoring

When new fads arrive on the sports scene there are some early adapters and also a mass of coaches who need a little more convincing. So it was about in 2008 when performance monitoring using GPS technology first arrived on the scene. Since then this tool has evolved from being a very expensive moodily used…

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Football Cowboys, Clowns and Dutchmen!!

Football Coaching – Who’s wrong, Who’s right…..who cares??? Cowboys, Dutch eggs, clowns, clueless, charlatan. All phrases used in popular debate and discourse among the online football coaching community. Trawling through Twitter, FB and to a lesser extent Linkedin will unveil episodes of character and professional assassination to rival anything seen in what are considered the…

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The Twitter Coach

Just how much is your training input dose?? Do we ever listen to ourselves in coaching sessions?? Nice article here from Vern Gambetta @coachgambetta on art of coaching http://www.functionalpathtrainingblog.com/2015/08/coach-john-wooden-a-twitter-coach.html

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Coaching Answers with Questions

Very often as coaches we seek the answers that evade us – more than any other time in history there is more data and more information than we can digest; nobody in uncontactable in the digital age; we could attend in person or on-line seminars for 24 hours per day. However rather than seeking answers…

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