Tag Archives: Peak by Friday

Martial Artists, Fighters and Peak by Friday Coaches

MMA fighter Georges St-Pierre said in the cover story of the April Men’s Health: “There is a difference between a fighter and a martial artist. A fighter is training for a purpose: He has a fight. I’m a martial artist. … Continue reading

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True Development Leagues: Small-Sided Games

Here is one of my favorite advertisements: Basketball Training and Development The sessions are for advanced players with a commitment to getting better. Why only develop advanced players? Teams often use the same advertisement, advertising as a “development program,” but … Continue reading

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Peak by Friday and Year-Round Competition

In the last week, I saw an advertisement for an AAU Tournament on the weekend on March 12-13 in southern California, which would be the weekend before the high school season concludes with the state championship games. I also saw … Continue reading

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F.C. Barcelona, Peak by Friday and Talent Development

In an interview with Xavi Hernandez, star of Spain’s World Cup Championship and F.C. Barcelona, Xavi explains development and the reasons for the current dominance of Spanish (and specifically Barca’s) midfielders:

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