WOW! Brilliant from Gatorade

An amazing makeover to this team’s locker room in just one half of Basketball. And brilliant how NBA star Dwyane Wade came along to support the venture. How good would this be if it happened to a club like yours? <BACK TO BLOG>

RESOURCES: Momentum – Recognising and Controlling Influence

MANAGING MOMENTUM As a basic definition, momentum may be seen as something which has energy or drive. It has gained a degree of force behind it which may be added to or taken away. Momentum in sport can be seen in the competitive environment all the time. But often players, coaches and supporters do not recognise its influence, or when …

BLOG: High Tech Science

15 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE CHANGE As I started out in Sports Science support in soccer, in it’s infancy (15 years ago), it would have been difficult to predict where the support systems employed by the staff at football clubs would develop to. Training grounds were effectively places for footballers to turn up, train, eat and depart from. A small gym …

RESOURCES: Close Season Football Preparation

OFF-SEASON: OFF-LOADING Following the demands of a competitive season, be they mental and/or physical ones, the close-season period provides the perfect antidote and is removes the stresses of detailed preparation for performance and instead paves the way to recuperation, regeneration and re-energising. For competitive athletes who are involved in professional or full-time training the initial thought is to take the …

RESOURCES: Motivating Movies

Sometimes images and sounds can come together to aid a team maintain high level performance, re-create belief when confidence is low or be used to show a sense of team. Here’s an example of one used by Norwich City in 2003/4 Championship winning seas Perhaps there’s a time for words, sometimes actions, perhaps music too! Layered with affirmative words and …

BLOG: RefCam – Getting Up Close & Personal

INSIDE THE GAME In the highly pumped world of professional sport, more often than not the one person to be mentioned above all others at the end of each match is the man or woman in the middle. Often the subject of ridicule, without the referee, there would be no matches. However the relationship between players, coaches and the ref …

Nike – Make It Count

Saw this video while surfing the web and found it super inspirational and motivational! See how you find it! Lots of learning from the quotes and sayings! Most of all – Make It Count! <BACK TO BLOG>

Introducing i-Drills MultiSport and PhysED App

Despite having been pencilled in for development a number of years ago, when we pressed the button on development, within 6 weeks we were up-and-running with out test version of i-Drills MultiSport and PhysEd app. A fantastic app for those who work in a multi-sport environment or within education. Create, Store, Plan and Share practices with colleagues and CoachMates across …