Author Archive | Brian

Beginner and returning to running training tips

A few weeks ago our running technique coaching business had its largest piece of media coverage to date in Melbourne paper The Age. Mark Gorski and I were interviewed and then Mark conducted a technique training session with two beginner runners. I’ve captured some behind the scenes images here and provided training tips for beginner […]

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Saucony 4mm range review

The Saucony 4mm range of the Kinvara, Mirage and Cortana offer a relatively unique package in the running shoe market; low heel-to-forefoot drop cushioned trainers. Find out how they fared in our review and video discussion. Afterword added 11 December 2012.

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Are children losing the art of running?

Running technique coaching for children playing team ball sports is an emerging niche because many young people have not developed the skill and strength to run well. Kathleen O’Connell is a sprint coach that does a great job coaxing out the inner runners in youthful competitors. In this article Kathleen shares observations on why children […]

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Minimalist running evolves towards the mainstream

Last week Mark and I attended the The Athlete’s Foot conference in Melbourne, giving talks and demonstrations about how we use a gradual minimalist running transition as part of our running technique coaching. Interacting with one of the biggest shoe retail outfits in Australia has given us an interesting insight into where minimalism is or […]

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