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 14th December 2015 to 17th January 2016

Access uCoach at www.ucoach.com.

January endurance Newsletter (12.01.16)
Spencer Duval keeps the endurance community in the know as the Olympic year dawns on us all.
Will Benefit: (Endurance) Coaches.

John Kiely: Strength for Speed Part 1 (08.01.16)
John Kiely: Strength for Speed Part 2 (15.01.16)
John studied at Limerick University (Sport & Exercise Science) and Edinburgh University (MSc Strength & Conditioning). He is now Senior Lecturer in Elite Performance at the Institute of Coaching and Performance, University of Central Lancashire where he manages one of the first Professional Doctorate programmes in the UK and is studying for his PhD in ‘Understanding and Optimising athletic coordination’. He has been a competitor himself winning the Irish,‘North-Atlantic’, & ‘World’ Kickboxing Light-heavyweight titles and the Irish heavyweight boxing title on two occasions. John was Head of Strength & Conditioning at UKA where he also consulted as a conditioning and sports science specialist. He has personally coached both able bodied and Paralympic track and field athletes and was a specialist power coach in rowing and rugby amongst other sports.
Will Benefit: (Speed) Coaches.

Adrian Stott: Ultra Running Part 1 (08.01.16)
Adrian Stott: Ultra Running Part 2 (16.01.16)
From the Scottish athletics coaching weekend 2015, Adrian talks through ultra running, including competitions, training and relative age of competitors.
Will Benefit: (Ultra Running) Coaches.

Martin Macdonald: Performance Nutrition Part 1 (18.12.15)
Can a man called Macdonald(s) ever be taken seriously about nutrition? Well Martin seems to think so, as he goes into good depth about the topic of performance nutrition.
Will Benefit: Coaches.

Steve Fudge: 2014 Indoor Season Reflection Part 1 (18.12.15)
Steve Fudge: 2014 Indoor Season Reflection Part 2 (24.12.15)
Steve Fudge: 2014 Indoor Season Reflection Part 3 (31.12.15)
A former UK Athletics Apprentice Coach for sprints, Steve is now enjoying huge success as a Performance Sprints Coach for British Athletics. Steve is currently based at the High Performance Athletics Centre in Loughborough, and his current crop of athletes include Paralympic and IPC Athletics World and European 100m Champion Jonny Peacock, European 100m Champion James Dasaolu and European 200m Champion Adam Gemili.
Will Benefit: (Speed) Coaches.

Stress and Performance: Graham Ravenscroft – Part 2 (19.12.15)
Stress and Performance: Graham Ravenscroft – Part 3 (25.12.15)
Stress and Performance: Graham Ravenscroft – Part 4 (01.01.16)
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.

Martin Macdonald: Performance Nutrition Part 2 (26.12.15)
Martin Macdonald: Performance Nutrition Part 3 (31.12.15)
Martin Macdonald: Performance Nutrition Part 4 (08.01.16)
Can a man called Macdonald(s) ever be taken seriously about nutrition? Well Martin seems to think so, as he goes into good depth about the topic of performance nutrition.
Will Benefit: Coaches.

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First published on: 18 January, 2016 12:00 am

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