The past month’s coaching resources at uCoach.com

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uCoach is the online resource for athletics coaches in the UK. The uCoach website has the coach in mind – a one-stop shop for coaches to access information about coach development, coaching qualifications, events, news and coaching resources.

The website includes an article library, video, audio, documents, photos, blogs, interviews and more – suitable for all levels of coaches. Information is continuously and frequently added and usually available to all UK users or those outside the UK via login. 

Detailed are resources dated 10th November to 13th December

Access uCoach at www.ucoach.com.

The Coaching Transition from Home to University (14.11.15)

In this video Neville Taylor interviews Jon Bigg and Charlie Grice about the transition of moving from home to university, and how they handled the coaching challenges that this poses.

Will Benefit: Coaches.

Coaching in India Part 3 (15.11.15)

Gareth Sandford talks about coaching in India. Gareth is a practicing high performance exercise physiologist.

Will Benefit: (Endurance) Coaches.

Prof. ‘Zig’ Gibson: Fatigue Part 1 (15.11.15)

Prof. Zig talks through his research on fatigue and what coaches need to know when dealing with fatigue, the athlete and their training programme. From the NCDP on Speed at the Belfry

Will Benefit: (Throws) Coaches.

Jonas: Building Speed Part 1 (22.11.15)

Since graduating from the Apprentice Coach programme, Tawiah-Dodoo has been working closely with a number of talented young sprinters, with his most recent prodigy Chijindu Ujah hitting the top of the British 100m sprint rankings with a sub-10 second run earlier this year. Ujah, the 2013 European Junior 100m champion, is the youngest Briton to break the mythical 10-second barrier.

Will Benefit: (Speed) Coaches.

Kelvin Giles: A New Start Part 1 (22.11.15)

Kelvin Giles is the former UK National and Olympic Track & Field Coach, and spent 30 years in Australia’s high performance sport environment. He was Head T&F Coach at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra and Head of the Athletic Development department at the Queensland Academy of Sport in Brisbane. Kelvin spent six years at the helm of the Brisbane Broncos Rugby League team as Director of Performance and also led the Australian Rugby Union’s Elite Player Development section. Giles coached 14 Olympic and World Championship athletes over a 40-year career.

Will Benefit: (endurance) Coaches.

Prof. ‘Zig’ Gibson: Fatigue Part 2 (22.11.15)

Prof. Zig talks through his research on fatigue and what coaches need to know when dealing with fatigue, the athlete and their training programme. From the NCDP on Speed at the Belfry

Will Benefit: Coaches.

Jonas: Building Speed Part 2 (28.11.15)

Since graduating from the Apprentice Coach programme, Tawiah-Dodoo has been working closely with a number of talented young sprinters, with his most recent prodigy Chijindu Ujah hitting the top of the British 100m sprint rankings with a sub-10 second run earlier this year. Ujah, the 2013 European Junior 100m champion, is the youngest Briton to break the mythical 10-second barrier.

Will Benefit: (Speed) Coaches.

Kelvin Giles: A New Start Part 2 (29.11.15)

Kelvin Giles is the former UK National and Olympic Track & Field Coach, and spent 30 years in Australia’s high performance sport environment. He was Head T&F Coach at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra and Head of the Athletic Development department at the Queensland Academy of Sport in Brisbane. Kelvin spent six years at the helm of the Brisbane Broncos Rugby League team as Director of Performance and also led the Australian Rugby Union’s Elite Player Development section. Giles coached 14 Olympic and World Championship athletes over a 40-year career.

Will Benefit: (endurance) Coaches.

November 2015 Endurance Newsletter (28.11.15)

Spencer Duval pens another fantastic newsletter for the endurance community.

Will Benefit: Coaches.

Jonas: Building Speed Part 3 (05.12.15)

Since graduating from the Apprentice Coach programme, Tawiah-Dodoo has been working closely with a number of talented young sprinters, with his most recent prodigy Chijindu Ujah hitting the top of the British 100m sprint rankings with a sub-10 second run earlier this year. Ujah, the 2013 European Junior 100m champion, is the youngest Briton to break the mythical 10-second barrier.

Will Benefit: (Speed) Coaches.

Kelvin Giles: A New Start Part 3 (05.12.15)

Kelvin Giles is the former UK National and Olympic Track & Field Coach, and spent 30 years in Australia’s high performance sport environment. He was Head T&F Coach at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra and Head of the Athletic Development department at the Queensland Academy of Sport in Brisbane. Kelvin spent six years at the helm of the Brisbane Broncos Rugby League team as Director of Performance and also led the Australian Rugby Union’s Elite Player Development section. Giles coached 14 Olympic and World Championship athletes over a 40-year career.

Will Benefit: (endurance) Coaches.

Prof. ‘Zig’ Gibson: Fatigue Part 3 (05.12.15)

Prof. Zig talks through his research on fatigue and what coaches need to know when dealing with fatigue, the athlete and their training programme. From the NCDP on Speed at the Belfry

Will Benefit: Coaches.

Jonas: Building Speed Part 4 (12.12.15)

Since graduating from the Apprentice Coach programme, Tawiah-Dodoo has been working closely with a number of talented young sprinters, with his most recent prodigy Chijindu Ujah hitting the top of the British 100m sprint rankings with a sub-10 second run earlier this year. Ujah, the 2013 European Junior 100m champion, is the youngest Briton to break the mythical 10-second barrier.

Will Benefit: (Speed) Coaches.

Stress and Performance: Graham Ravenscroft – Part 1 (11.12.15)

From the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow: Graham provides an insightful presentation regarding stress and performance, he highlights how wide the subject matter is, and how many people within the coaching process that it can effect.

Will Benefit: Coaches.

Prof. ‘Zig’ Gibson: Fatigue Part 4 (12.12.15)

Prof. Zig talks through his research on fatigue and what coaches need to know when dealing with fatigue, the athlete and their training programme. From the NCDP on Speed at the Belfry

Will Benefit: Coaches.

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