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 20th February 2016 to 11th April 2016

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Man U’s Presentation for England Athletics (04.04.16)
Tony Studwick Head of Performance at Manchester United Football Club. Tony came to the Endurance / BMC conference on 13th March at Aston University and presented to the coaches there.
Will Benefit: (Endurance) Coaches.

Endurance Newsletter: April 2016
Spencer Duval pens his monthly newsletter, keeping the endurance community up to date on developments in this Olympic Season.
Will Benefit: (Endurance) Coaches.

The Evolution of 100m Hurdling Part 1 (25.02.16)
The Evolution of 100m Hurdling Part 2 (05.03.16)
The Evolution of 100m Hurdling Part 3 (13.03.16)
From the 2015 Scottish Athletics Coaching Weekend; LJ presents on how 100m hurdling has evolved, and how coaches can modify practice to keep up with the event changes.
Will Benefit: (Speed) Coaches.

Philippe d’Encausse: The French Method of Planning (20.02.16) 
Philippe d’Encausse: The French Method of Planning Part 2 (26.02.16)
Philippe d’Encausse: The French Method of Planning Part 3 (06.03.16)
Philippe d’Encausse is a retired French pole-vaulter, whose father, Hervé d’Encausse, was a European record holder and 1968 Olympic finalist in pole vault. In this video filmed at the European pole vault conference in Germany, he talks about the French cultural ways of planning as they relate to pole vault.
Will Benefit: Coaches.

Jessica Leitch: The Biomechanics of Running Injuries Part 1 (27.02.16)
Jessica Leitch: The Biomechanics of Running Injuries Part 2 (03.03.16)
Jessica Leitch: The Biomechanics of Running Injuries Part 3 (12.03.16)
Jessica Leitch: The Biomechanics of Running Injuries Part 4 (20.03.16)
Jessica Leitch: The Biomechanics of Running Injuries Part 5 (26.03.16)
Filmed at the 2014 Youth Endurance Conference in Birmingham. Jessica Leitch talks through abnormal biomechanics and what coaches might be able to look out for as an early sign of injury.
Will Benefit: Coaches.

Malcolm Arnold: Preparing Dai for the 400H Part 1 (11.03.16)
Malcolm Arnold: Preparing Dai for the 400H Part 2 (18.03.16)
Malcolm Arnold: Preparing Dai for the 400H Part 3 (25.03.16)
Malcolm Arnold presents on his preparations with Dai Greene at the Welsh Athletics National Coaches conference. During the talk he covers his time as Welsh National Coach and the coaching structure at that time. He discusses the general principles he uses to develop his training program and how this has helped develop Dai Greene into a champion athlete.
Will Benefit: (Hurdle) Coaches.

Frank Dick: My Coaching Journey Part 1 (18.03.16)
Frank Dick: My Coaching Journey Part 2 (27.03.16)
Frank Dick: My Coaching Journey Part 3 (03.04.16)
At the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, Frank Dick talks about his own coaching journey, including many lessons that will help mould the next generation of coaches. (pictured with Daley Thompson)
Will Benefit: Coaches.

Vestinee: Evolving Discus Coaching Part 1 (01.04.16)
Vestinee: Evolving Discus Coaching Part 2 (08.04.16)
In this video filmed at the Scottish Coaching Weekend 2015, Vestinee looks at new ideas and methods around coaching the discus throw.
Will Benefit: (Throws) Coaches.

Neil Cronin: Tendon Mechanics Part 1 (02.04.16)
Neil Cronin is a researcher at the University of Jyväskylä, Department of Biology and Physical Activity in Finland. In This workshop presentation at the European Endurance Coaching Conference 2013 in Nottingham, Neil talks through the theories behind training tendons.
Will Benefit: (Endurance) Coaches.


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