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ICCE Global Coach Conference 2015

icce_logo10th ICCE Global Coach Conference
Vierumäki, Finland.

23rd to 25th August 2015.

The 10th ICCE Global Coach Conference will bring together coaches, coach educators, researchers, sport scientists, technical directors and sport administrators to address issues in coaching, to learn about new coaching research and to share experiences with the top coaching development experts in the world.

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Fitness News

Your Framework, Your Way

More and more the International Sport Coaching Framework is being used by sports organisations and governing bodies as an effective research-based platform for the development of their coaches. The Framework provides a common language, guiding principles, and suggested standards for coaching as to:
* the primary functions of a coach;
* roles and responsibilities of a coach in athlete development;
* qualifications, knowledge and core competences needed to coach effectively; and
* methods by which coaches are educated, developed and certified.

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Academic News, Fitness News

Have the limits of human performance in the 100 metres been reached?

Usain_Bolt_Olympics_cropped Human upper performance limits in the 100 metre sprint remain the subject of much debate.

The aim of a new commentary, published in the March 2015 issue of the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance (IJSPP), is to highlight the vulnerabilities of prognoses from historical trends by shedding light on the mechanical and physiological limitations associated with human sprint performance.

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Academic News, Books, Fitness News

Using supplements safely and legally

A countless number of new, renamed and variations of sport supplements flood the market each year.

The Athlete’s Guide to Sports Supplements separates fact from fiction, provides quick answers to the most common questions and concerns, and delivers trustworthy information on their use.

It provides concise descriptions for 120 of today’s most popular supplements and details what it is, how it works, potential performance benefits, research studies and outcomes, dosage recommendations and possible health concerns.

Normal Price: £12.99 I €16.90
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Academic News, Fitness News, Webinars

Free coaching webinars

WadeGilbert_SLC2014Putting Athletes’ Interests First for More Powerful Coaching
Wednesday, 25th February, 2015
6:00 – 7:00 pm GMT
Leadership styles in coaching are as diverse as the coaches themselves, yet a review of the research and coaching literature shows that the most effective coaches adopt an athlete-centered leadership style.

Join us for Wade Gilbert’s latest webinar which will discuss how successful coaches apply athlete-centered leadership styles such as transformational, servant and altruistic leadership approaches.

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