Performance Alphabet – ‘A’ Very Good Place To Start

Get Your ‘A’ Game Together Lets start at the very beginning… and so the song goes. But the lyrics to the ‘Do-Re-Mi’ song hold a secret to the undercover world of sporting performance which lies right at the beginning of the Alphabet. 3 words starting with ‘A’ are fundamental to achieving great things as an athlete, and underpin the key …

Cracking The Diamond

Are Diamonds Your Best Friend? Systems, systems, systems – they dominate the Post match analysis by pundits across the land. Three at the back, four at the back; holding midfielders, pivot players, attacking wingbacks etc etc. So lets have a look at some of the formations that are on view in many professional teams across the globe. We begin by …

Science & Football 2014

Science and Football Conference 2014 One of the highlights of the sports science and coaching calendar, the Science and Football Conference returns in 2014 with a lineup of presenters that equals and surpasses previous years. Now in its 4th year, the  has become the lead industry event for those working in both professional and elite football, yet has great learning for …

High-Tech Scrummaging

High-Tech of the Scrum’s Black Arts! Technology effects sports in many different ways; from the performer to the supporter ‘tech’ is continually help refine the performance experienced. Since 2010-11 the FFR (French Rugby Federation) has utilised a state-of-the-art scrum machine to better understand the art and science of the black arts of the scrum. Far beyond the basic systems just …

Sports Science Support – Rugby 7s

The Quantas Wallabies 7s Sports Science Support system. To ensure that all of their players are in peak condition to perform at the required standard, the sports science team behind the Wallabies 7s Squad regularly assess their players across a number of different tests. In this short video, Allan Fa’alava’au is put throughout the notorious VO2Max test to ascertain his …

Usain Bolt on Training

To be the best, you have to train hard, and train well.
“Before you learn to win, you have to learn to lose” Usain Bolt

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>