Tag Archives: proprioception

The Warm-Up – My ‘Systems Approach’

Inspired by Dan John’s ‘A Systems Approach to Coaching’ seminar – which is fantastic by the way – I thought it time to reflect on some of my own systems and approaches to training and coaching. Where better to start … Continue reading

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How and When to Use the Y Balance

In the first part of this post I explained what the Y Balance is and how it should be performed. This follow-up instalment will look at how and when I apply this exercise with some of athletes I coach. Using … Continue reading

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What is the Y Balance?

The Y Balance is a phenomenal exercise. When you look at it, it requires pretty much everything; strength, stability, mobility… and balance of course. This first part of this post will take you through what the exercise is and how … Continue reading

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The Chaos Bench Press

The Chaos Bench is a fantastic variation of the bench press that is fantastic for improving shoulder health and may help up your numbers as well. This exercise goes by a few different monikers; Suspended Weight Bench, Crazy-Bell Bench, Bamboo … Continue reading

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Barefoot Strength Training

Barefoot training seems to have been in resurgence for the last decade or so with countless coaches and trainers extolling its benefits. Even the latest ‘innovations’ in footwear technology have been designed in an attempt to mimic the natural action … Continue reading

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