Monthly Archives: May 2015

Dynamic programming or fluid periodisation

Back in 2002 I was invited to give a presentation for the national Olympic coaches at our Olympic Coaches Platform. The title: Periodization: a fossil from the 21 century?     It was a critical view on the “classic” periodization … Continue reading

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Hamstring videos

In relation to my last blogpost: I received a lot of requests for hamstring exercises. Well, here is the bad news: it will take such a long time for me to describe these exercises and I don’t have much time … Continue reading

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A hamstring story

This is an article I recently wrote answering questions about hamstrings. For what it is worth: a story I like to share with you. As a coach in track and field, mainly in the sprints and the explosive events, my … Continue reading

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Testing the athlete’s brain.

There is no doubt: the brain is the dominant performance organ of the athlete. Of course the brain consists of many different levels and parts. In sports a lot of tests have been developed for everything below the head: muscle … Continue reading

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