Recent & Upcoming Talks


Biokinetics Podcast

A discussion with exercise scientist and conditioning coach Dr Jason Tee on the acute:chronic workload paradigm

Rugby Renegade Podcast

Jason discusses the pitfalls of the Acute Chronic workload ratio, how to return to sport following covid 19, integrating rugby and physical preparation and how to work in a multidisciplinary team.

Practical Solutions to Applying a Tactical Periodisation approach within Rugby

We are delighted to offer a live webinar on the Practical Solutions to Applying a Tactical Periodisation approach within Rugby. The panel will consist of, Mike Ashford (Rugby Coach and PhD Student from Leeds Beckett), Jason Tee (Visiting Fellow at Leeds Beckett and Denmark Sevens S&C coach), Brett Igoe (Senior Lecturer at Carlow IT and Leinster U18 Assistant Coach), and Michael Ayres (Senior Lecturer – St Mary’s University, Chelsea FC Academy and Leinster Rugby)


A Complex Systems Approach to Injury Prevention Research

This talk discusses the understanding and implications of complexity theory for sports injury research, and will propose alternative approaches that acknowledge complexity and as such may be more fit for purpose.

Blending science, art and coaching: Tactical periodization for rugby

The tactical periodisation model has been widely used in soccer as a holistic performance model that allows for the technical, tactical, physical and psychological to be trained within the same coaching session. More recently, high profile rugby coaches have stated that they have begun to use the model and approach within their rugby coaching. This talk describes the methods and how it can be used to improve team performance.