Here is our long-awaited update that makes it easier for coaches to track the progress of player evaluations and test results. We have added sample tests for technical, tactical, physical, and psychological testing. And sending progress reports to players and parents via email is the cherry on the cake.
Yesterday the underdog Iceland beat England in football at the 2016 UEFA European Championships. Incredible and energizing indeed, but this victory is only the tip of the iceberg. When we look at the invisible yet fundamental part of Icelandic football, we find a well-established youth sports system.
Great results and progress are obviously the best motivators there are, but when the going gets tough, you may look for some help from the outside. Passionate coaches, athletes and club managers all look to the emotions and rewarding experiences sports can give. From amazing club success stories to great team talks and personal growth, here’s the best pick of sports motivation videos for everyone.
How cold temperatures are OK for exercising outdoors? How the concurrence of wind and frost affects you? What kind of wind strength is still safe? How to combine pieces of outdoor clothing according to wind chill factor? How can one recognize the signs and symptoms of hypothermia and frostbyte?
Sports coaches work hard to make their athletes feel confident and efficient. But what about themselves? In this posting we zoom in on specific competences that determine the self-confidence of sports coaches. It is based on a recently published study of handball coaches*.
We were looking for indepth understanding why athletes log their training or why they quit doing it. As there was no such research available, we had to do it ourselves. 230 athletes answered 110 questions and we put some interesting facts into this awesome infographic.
What are the different types of endurance training? What are the benefits of different endurance training types? How long and at what intensities should the training intervals be done? This post gives an overview of these topics to provide you with tools for mastering your own endurance training system specific to your sports and your individual case.
Strength training is an inevitable part of almost every sport discipline and most of us have visited a gym. However, there is still a lot of confusion about it and not everyone understands the real rainbow of the types of strength training. As we have all of these listed in Sportlyzer’s choice of activities, we thought it might be useful to provide a short description of the best-known types of strength training.
Millions of people make the same New Year’s resolutions every year. Getting fit, losing weight, and eating healthy are always among the Top 10 of these promises. Sounds nice but sadly only 12% of these millions actually reach their goals.* The aim of this post is to help you make a New Year’s fitness resolution that will actually stick.