Why Warm Up?

Despite the proven benefits of “warming up” that are well established in sports performance, warm ups are often rushed, poorly completed or totally overlooked by many youth athletes. Given a warm up should last at least 15 mins, there is an enormous amount of...

The Female Triad

The Female Triad is an important aspect that needs to be understood by coaches, athletes and parents. Coaches should have heard of it, some may try to ignore it, some may not understand how to deal with it. If you work with youth, and that youth includes females, it...

Fundamental movement skills – under 10s

I’m sure that, as a parent, the most important thing for you is to ensure that your child has the best opportunities in life as they grow and develop. As Strength and Conditioning (S&C) coaches, our focus in youth athletes is to ensure that we...

What is Strength and Conditioning?

What is Strength and Conditioning? Strength and Conditioning (S&C) is a term that has increased in popularity over the last 5-10 years within both athletic and general population training. It is also now increasingly used, and recognised, as an essential part of...