Opinion

Paudie Roche: 7 Tips for the New and Aspiring Strength & Conditioning Coach

A Growing Industry With over 6,000+ sports related graduates in the UK alone every year, strength & conditioning is now one of the fastest growing industries in both the UK & Ireland. An online search of the UKSCA website or [...]

By |2020-08-21T15:51:34+01:00August 21st, 2020|Youth Development, Athletic Performance, Opinion|

From Belfast to Uruguay – The Life and Story of an S&C Intern

Ahead of Uruguay's first match against Fiji in the Rugby World Cup, we sit down with Setanta College student, Dean Lester, who took up a 9-month strength and conditioning internship with the Uruguay National Rugby Union. Working alongside Craig White, [...]

By |2020-05-26T14:08:04+01:00September 24th, 2019|Athletic Performance, Rugby, Sports Technology, Masters, Opinion|

Q&A with Italian Rugby Strength and Conditioning Coach Mark Brady

A fascinating sub-plot to this Rugby World Cup is the story of the Irish names involved. Within Federazione Italiana Rugby there is obviously the head coach, Conor O'Shea, while a key member of the Italian backroom team hails from Dundrum, [...]

By |2020-09-03T14:39:38+01:00September 18th, 2019|Athletic Performance, Rugby, Sports Technology, Opinion, Setanta Talks|