Coach Weldon – Coaching Notes

Coach James Weldon spoke at the National Coaching Conference 2016 about the importance of individual workouts for players and gave an insight into some of the drills that he uses to help players improve. Coach Weldon - Individual Workouts

Coach Trunic – Coaching Notes

Some notes from Coach Nenad Trunic from Serbia presenting at the National Coaching Conference 2016 in the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght in Dublin.   Coach Trunic Post Player Development Coach Trunic Zone Principles

What’s the Importance of a Warm-Up?

Last week, I wrote a blog about killing "Sacred Zombie Cows" or in other words, challenging conventional wisdom as it relates to sports. This blog will address the warm-up and the role it plays in activities. For the most part, I speak in basketball jargon, but the ideas in the blog can be easily transferred … Continue reading What’s the Importance of a Warm-Up?

Challenging Conventional Thinking

I came across the above photo on Facebook a couple of days ago and it got me thinking about the way we do certain things. As a basketball and a strength & conditioning coach, I witness this almost on a daily basis. Whether I'm at the gym or on a basketball court, I observe people doing things in … Continue reading Challenging Conventional Thinking

Strength Training and Kids

There exists a concept which states that strength training in kids is wrong and harmful. There exists a concept which states that strength training for kids will stunt their growth. A lot of people firmly believe this, and prevent their kids from engaging in strength training activities. So, is there any truth to this? Or are … Continue reading Strength Training and Kids

Working on your craft!!

Last week, a good friend of mine, Ciaran Toner wrote a post about being in the "Right Place at the Right Time". If you haven't seen it, go and read it now. I want to echo on the points he made before jumping to my topic. There are certain people, who wish for success, but spend … Continue reading Working on your craft!!