Fast-tracking the development of young rugby players in the four “esses” – size, strength, speed and skill by Bruce Ross, CEO, MyoQuip Pty Ltd (November 2008) A two-year program of accelerating the physical and skill development of young players at Sydney University has returned big dividends. Within days of losing the 2006 First Colts Grand [More Info]
The great thing about the strength and conditioning world is that just when you think you know something, someone comes along and pulls the rug from underneath you. While I’m still just a baby in the game I’ve been around long enough to experience my share of training ideologies, thinking I was onto the next [More Info]
Why do we do what we do? We are seen as coaches for most part of the time and there for get the same treatment; the team does well and we are the last people to be congratulated or even noticed but if that same team does poorly; the remarks and questions start with if [More Info]
The following article is sure to provoke a steady flow of feedback, as it is a much disputed fact of strength development. Arguments will be presented from both views and I will then attempt to give readers my own personal opinion of what I feel to be the primary tool in improving strength levels. Olympic [More Info]
Nueral Potentiation RATIONALE Nueral potentiation has been widely used by athletes from many sports before competition. I have used it myself when working with St. Helens Rugby League Club and it inadvertently coincided with the period of our greatest successes, winning World Club Championship, Super League, and Challenge Cup Final.
Some Random Ideas and Thoughts … from an amateur After reading Ashleys article I figured I’d throw out a few ideas of my own for others to criticise… On a transatlantic flight recently I had some time and started to write down 80 principles or ideas I had as it was dawning on me that [More Info]
Author Tom Mclaughlin Unlike the majority of articles on this site, the following review looks at how to plan and periodise strength & conditioning over a 9 month period. Here in England (UK) the competitive period will begin on the first weekend in September and could potentially run all the way through to the last weekend [More Info]