Entries by dazdrake

Why should an athlete employ an S&C coach?

This week I am giving you a FREE presentation which answers the fundamental question- why should an athlete use an S&C coach? I’ve had the opportunity in recent weeks and months to speak to a number of coaches who work with athletes, whether they be Head coaches for a sports team, a Director of a Sports […]

ABCs for Kids- a session plan for FREE

Yesterday I had the pleasure of doing some coach education for a group of students in Year 10 and 11 from the Dacorum School Sports Network who undertake work experience, training and development within the schools in the Dacorum network around the borough of Dacorum. The concept for the two hour workshop was to introduce the topic of […]

What is Integrated Sports Performance? Insights from Team Bath

On Wednesday 1st July I had the opportunity to go to the University of Bath to listen to Joe Eisenmann talk about Spartan Performance, a programme which in collaboration with MSU SportsMEDICINE and Rehabilitation Medicine, provides an integrated, holistic approach to the care and training of mid-Michigan athletes, especially High School aged athletes. Joe was invited by […]

Insights into Leicester Tigers Academy and Somerset CCC

I’m been on the road for several weeks.  Started at Excel Centre, London, then University of Hertfordshire, then Oakham School, Rutland, then University of Bath and I’ll be finishing my conference trip at the UKSCA Conference next month. Travel and networking isn’t for everyone, but I personally love the adventure of being at the ‘tip […]

Why bread is bad for you!

This week I have been on my travels.  I went to watch the ATP Challenger Tennis at Surbiton where several APA athletes were competing. Then today I was at the Elite Sport Performance Expo where I met a few cool people.  Not only did I find out about some of the latest technology innervations in […]