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The Daily Mile: Teachers “Must Try Harder”
September 13, 2018
Why the Daily Mile should not be mandatory for pupils Two Primary School head teachers have mentioned the “Daily Mile” to me in the last 6 months. The first said he was going to introduce it in his school. The second asked me about it and had concerns because she didn’t want any of the […]

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Istvan “Steve” Javorek’s top 4 training tips

Istvan “Steve” Javorek is famous for his book and methodology of training with complexes.

Here are 4 nuggets of training advice that I gleaned from a 2 day workshop with him 3 years ago:

  1. Continuous disciplined programme is better than a disorganised one.
  2. Hydration\ refuelling discipline is key, eating breakfast is essential.
  3. Before undertaking pliometric training, ensure that the back and abdominal muscles are strong. Depth jumps should occur LAST in any progressions.
  4. The S&C coach should set up the testing\ evaluation programmes, not the sports coach. 

Still relevant now. How do you evaluate your programme? 

Javorek’s Dumbbell Advice  


  1. […] coaching the hip hinge, then adding dumbbells to it. That could be called a dumbbell good morning (Javorek) or a version of straight legged deadlift […]

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