Polo & Sports Science: an unlikely pair or a match made in heaven?

For a recent presentation delivered on this topic please click here for slides, and here for a video of the session. I've been wanting to write about Polo for over a year now. I had my first proper taste of it, through a kind introduction from my fiancee, at the Jaeger Le Coultre Gold Cup... Continue Reading →

Sports Science: a practitioner’s perspective

This week I sat down with Jasmine Campbell¬†(@CampbellJas) formerly of Guru Performance¬†(@GuruPerformance) now flying solo at jasminecampbell.com, and practicing in and around Oxford. Jasmine is undergoing BASES supervised experience, is certified with the ISSN, ISAK accredited and SENr registered. Jasmine and I have known each other for a few years, having met at a BASES... Continue Reading →

Sports Science: A coach’s perspective

In the first of a series of interviews with athletes, coaches and practitioners I sit down with Ben Barwick (@bennyFP). Ben is a coach with Full Potential, a UK based running coaching company, and works with many athletes across the globe - perhaps most notably at the moment he is coach in residence with Men's... Continue Reading →

‘The Power of One’ or the value of Case Studies Part 2

Now then, back to it. We left off having begun to discuss, in my opinion, the values of case studies. In part 2 we conclude the post highlighting some theoretical principles and a summary of lessons learned so far and future aspirations, in what is I admit a very green career!   Control, or lack... Continue Reading →

‘The Power of One’ or The Value of Case Studies Part 1

I've finally succumbed and got round to writing a blog. Previously I'd not thought myself wise, interesting or opinionated enough to warrant jotting anything down, but some recent events, work with athletes and chats with colleagues really got me thinking. I'm passionate about sports science, but I'm perhaps most passionate about how 'we' communicate practice... Continue Reading →

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