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Performance Coaching Insights



July 2 , 2020 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Have We Missed Something With Wattbike Conditioning?

It must have been around 2008, the first time I set eyes on her. Beautiful looks, fine lines and a feisty reputation. Yes, it was a WattbIke. I’m confident most of you have used or do use this tool, commonly to improve conditioning, particularly during high force, high intent, repeated bouts of work. Although… ‘Have



June 8 , 2020 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

The Biggest Challenge in Youth S&C, coach?

Have you, or do you still coach youth athletes? Most if not all of us have at some stage in our strength and conditioning career’s. But I often find myself wondering: Why is this likely the most challenging niche to coach in and how can this make me better? Since 2006 I’ve always had coaching



May 12 , 2020 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Coaches Insights: Coaching from the shoulders of giants.

The shoulders and our ability to effectively coach performance in them, to maximise strength and other physical qualities during S&C, is an outcome important for many of us I would expect? Yet do we have an understanding and the skills practically in our toolbox to do this as effectively as possible? Do we do this



May 7 , 2020 | Posted by Dave Cripps |

Is your CPD transfering to coaching performance?

The recent webinars set up by Aiden Oakley and Rob Pacey were hugely well received, and rightfully so. These along with recent evidence that S&C has been very CPD driven during lockdown has bought up a couple of intriguing points. I’m sat in my training facility each day alone, while the rest of the coaching