Matthew Long

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Coach:Yes
Club:South Derbyshire/Birchfield H
Gender:Male
Age Group:V45
County:Staffordshire
Region:East Midlands
Nation:England
Lead Coach:Unknown

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Dr. Matt Long is both an athletics coach, coach educator and recreational runner.

Key Roles:

England Athletics Midlands Cell Lead National Coach Development Programme (Youth).
England Athletics Coach Education Lead Tutor.
Coach at Birchfield Harries AC
Coach and Running Leader at South Derbyshire Road Runners.
Editorial Contributor to BMC News magazine
Editorial Contributor to Athletics Weekly magazine
Contributor to UKAUCoach and ULearn


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Coaching:

Matt has a coaching input periodically at Birchfield Harriers, working with England Team manager Geoff James and his junior middle distance squad. Matt also coaches and run leads at South Derbyshire road runners. Between 2012-2018, working under Head of Athletics Luke Gunn and Head of Endurance Bud Baldaro, Matt worked with athletes up to Team GB level at Birmingham University AC. Between 2012-2016 Matt served as a British Milers' Club Academy Coach, working under Academy Director and England Team manager David Lowes.

Coach Education:

Matt served as Editor of BMC News between 2014-2018 - the official magazine of The British Milers Club - the country's premier athletics club for middle distance athletes. and has authored 205 coaching articles for a range of national magazines, websites and forums including UKA UCoach. He is an editorial contributor to Athletics Weekly magazine whose work has featured on the front cover of AW on 23 occasions. He has also written for Running Monthly magazine.

Matt is a winner of the 2013 Frank Horwill Scholarship Award, administered by the British Milers' Club. The prestigious annual award is for ground breaking coach education research which honours the legacy of one of the all time great endurance coaches, Frank Horwill, MBE. Before his passing in 2012, the BMC founder and coach of over 50 Great Britain internationals said that the award was intended to, "encourage others to join the ranks of Astrand, Gerschler, Costill, Daniels and Noakes" - men who have made a massive contribution to coach education internationally. Along with British Athletics National Trainer and Jamie French (who is an England long jump team manager), he has completed research on post activation potentiation effects of high intensity warm ups in a middle distance running context.

For England Athletics Matt proverbially wears 'two hats' He is currently Midlands Cell Lead for The National Coach Development Programme (Youth) and has also served as a Coach Education Tutor since 2010 and was appointed Lead tutor in 2017.At present he is tasked with the rollout delivery of Youth Endurance workshops across the country on behalf of England Team manager Scott Grace.

Feel free to contact Matt at mattlongcoach@gmail.com and he will gladly email you copies of any of the articles listed below.

PUBLICATIONS

PART ONE: ‘HOW TO’ COACH

Generic coaching

1. Long, M. & Lorimer, R. (2012) Cyber coaching, Athletics Weekly, 22nd March, p. 38-40
2. Long, M. and Lorimer, R. (2012) Cyber coaching [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article079.htm
3. Long, M. (2012) BMC Coach Shadowing Initiative, BMC News, Vo.9 Issue , p. 12.
4. Long, M. and James, G. (2012) Developing Coaches. England Athletics Magazine, Winter 2012/13, p. 11-12.
5. Long, M. and French, J. (2013) Making a decision. Athletics Weekly, 18th April, p.58-89.
6. Long, M. and French, J. (2013) The 6 Ages of Athletics. Athletics Weekly, 25th July, p.60-61.
7. Long, M. and French, J. (2013) Coaches - Create independent athletes[WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article148.htm [Accessed 11/http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/10/2013]
8. Long, M. Where do you stand? (2013) BMC News Vol.10 Issue 2, Autumn, p.4-6.
9. Long, M. (2015) Worth a Shout? [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article194.htm
10. French, J. and Long, M. (2015) Developing Skills. England Athletics eBulletin for Educators – Summer 2015
11. Long, M. (2016) Joyce Hogg Interview. BMC News. Volume 13. Issue 1. p. 45.
12. Long, M. (2016) Man United presentation at England Athletics/BMC Symposium. UKA Coach Educators Newsletter. Summer. UKA UCoach.
13. Long, M. (2016) Five Pearls of Wisdom [WWW] Available from: https://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article212.htm
14. Long, M. (2017) ‘Where’s Your Support?’. Athketics Weekly. September 21st. p.40.

Long term athlete development

15. Grace, S., Harris, J., French, J. and Long, M. (2014) Handle with care. Athletics Weekly. 23rd January. p.32-33.
16. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2015) Training Smart. Athletics Weekly. 19th February. p. 44-45.
17. Long, M. and James, G. (2015) Two Goes Into One. Athletics Weekly. 5th March. p.54-55
18. Long, M, and French (2015) 'Athletic Ages'. Paper disseminated through the National Coach Development Programme. England Athletics.
19. Long, M. (2015) Through The Ages. Athletics Weekly. 16th April, p.38-39.
20. Long, M. and French, J. (2015) One for the Ages [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article193.htm
21. Long, M. and French, J. (2015) Nurturing Talent [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article197.htm
22. Long, M. and Berney, R. (2017) Jenny Meadows Workshop. Presentation to the National Coach (Youth Programme). 26th March. Alexander stadium.
23. Long, M. (2017) Coaches and athletes enjoy workshop led by Jenny Meadows. England Athletics website. Available at http://www.englandathletics.org/england-athletics-news/coaches-and-athletes-enjoy-workshop-led-by-jenny-meadows
24. Meadows, J. and Long, M. (2017) Drill Instructor. Athletics Weekly. April 27th, p.44-45.
25.Long, M. (2017) Jenny Meadows Long Term Athlete Development. UKA UCoach.
26. Lowes, D. and Long, M. (2017) Jenny Meadows at the BMC Academy. BMC News Spring 2017. p. 29-30.

Sports Psychology

27. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2012) Mental Hurdles. Athletics Weekly, 7th June, p. 34-35.
28. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2012) Into the cauldron, Athletics Weekly, 2nd August, p. 74-75.
29. Long, M. (2012) Joker who has the aces, Athletics Weekly, 25th October, p.36-37
30. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2012) Goal & Process Motivation [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article133.htm
31. Lowes, D. and Long, M. (2012) Minding your business, Athletics Weekly, 21st June, p. 52-53.
32. Lowes D. and Long, M. (2013) Minding your mental fitness. (WWW) Available from http://www.brianmac.co.uk./articles/article125.htm
33. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2013) Application of Reversal Theory. Available from http://ucoach.com/resources/tutors/research-development/
34 Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2014) How to make coaching interventions to optimise psychological states amongst athletes in a performance context. Staffordshire Athletics Network website.
35. Long, M. (2016) Review of 'Sports Psychiatry'. BMC News. Volume 13. Issue 1. p.46

Training Diaries

36. Long, M. (2012) Unstoppable Ron, Athletics Weekly, 20th September, p. 38-39.
37. Long, M. (2018) Make A Date With Your Diary. Iffley Road Facebook page. January 21st

Sports Science

36. 8ong, M. (2012) Unlocking closed doors, Athletics Weekly, 4th October, p. 62-63
39. Long, M. (2013) Training is athlete specific. Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article142.htm
40. Long, M. (2013) Craving Oxygen. Athletics Weekly. 22nd August, p.61>
41. Long, M. and French, J. (2013) Frank Horwill Scholarship Winners 2013. BMC News. Vo.10 Issue 2. Autumn.
42. Lowes, D. and Long, M. (2014) Dr. Barry Fudge praises the BMC. BMC News. Volume 11. Issue 1, p. 35
43.. Long, M. (2014) Running Economy and V02 kinetics. BMC News. Volume 11. Issue 1, p. 36

Biomechanics

44. Long, M; French, J. and Cook, B. (2014) Running true to form. Athletics Weekly. July 10th, p. 36-37.
45. French, J; Long, M, and Cook, B. (2014) The perfect stride. Athletics Weekly. July 17th, p.44-45.
46. Long, M; French; J. and Cook, B. (2014) Efficient running. Athletics Weekly. July 24th, p. 56-57.
47. Long, M (2014) Emma Jackson Workshop. 22nd November. The Staffordshire Athletics Network website.
48. Long, M.; French, J. and Cook, B. (2015) Biomechanics. The Staffordshire Athletics Network website.
49. Long, M. (2015) Can Coaches and Running Leaders Work With Their Athletes In Order To Effect Biomechanical Change? Paper presented to the Lincolnshire Athletics Network in support of England Athletics Area Coach Mentor Geoff James.
50. Long, M. French, J. and Cook, B. (2015) Biomechanical Interventions [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article192.htm
51. Fowler, T. and Long, M. (2017) Running Form. England Athletics e-bulletin for Educators. November.
52. Long. M. and Fowler, T. (2017) Finding Your Perfect Form. November 2nd. P.36-37.

Nutrition

53. Long, M. (2012) Food For Thought, Athletics Weekly, 3rd May, p. 37
54. Long, M. (2013) Food For Thought. (WWW) Available from http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article126.htm
55. Long, M. (2013) You are what you eat. Athletics Weekly, 13th June, p.40-41.
56. Long, M. (2013) Fuelling the engine. Athletics Weekly, 20th June, p.38.
57. Long, M (2013) Getting back on track. Athletics Weekly, 4th July, 36-37
58. Dudgeon, E. and Long, M. (2018) ‘Treading A Thin Line’. January 4th. p.36-37. Dudgeon, E. and Long, M. (2018) ‘Treading A Thin Line’. January 4th. p.36-37.

Injuries

59. Long, M. (2015) Rehab offers lifeline. Athletics Weekly. 22nd January. p. 38-39.

PART TWO: ‘WHAT TO’ COACH

Warm Ups

60. Long, M. and French, J. (2013) Warming Performance, Athletics Weekly, 14th March, p.42.
61. Long, M. and French, J. (2013) High Intensity Warm Ups. UKAUCoach. UShare. Uploaded 24th September, 2013
62..Long, M. and French, J. (2014) High Intensity Warm Up in Middle Distance Running. Staffordshire Athletics network website. Uploaded 0/04/14.
63. Long, M. and French (2017) The Long and the short of it. Athletics Weekly, January 12th, p.40-41.

Endurance training

64. Long, M (2011) Multi-paced System. Athletics Weekly, October 6th 2011, p. 50-51.
65. Long, M. (2011) Frank Horwill’s 5 Tier-System. BMC News, Volume 8 Issue 2, p. 7-8
66. Long, M. (2012) Multi-tier System. Athletics Weekly, March 29th 2012, p. 36-37
67. Long, M. (2012) Frank Horwill's 5-Tier System [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article080.htm
68. Long, M. (2012) Multi-Tier System [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article081.htm
69. Long (2011) In the lead up to the Olympics, UKA Athletics tutor Matt Long talks to major personalities in athletics. Backtrack. Winter 11/2012, p.7.
70. Long, M. (2012) Its good to talk, Athletics Weekly, 15th November, p. 39
71. Long, M. (2012) Understanding energy systems. Staffordshire Athletics Network. Available from http://www.ssan.org.uk
72. Long, M. and James, G. (2012) Gosta Holmer. Athletics Weekly, 6th December, p.57.
73. Long, M. (2013) Staying the Course. Athletics Weekly. 4th April, p.36-37
74. Long, M. and French, J. (2013) Aerobic Power. Available at http://www. ucoach.com/resources/tutors/research-development/
75. James, G. and Long, M. (2013) Arthur Lydiard, Athletics Weekly, 7th March.
76 James, G. and Long, M. (2013) Percy Cerutty, Athletics Weekly, 11th April, p. 43
77. French, J. and Long, M. (2012) To The Max. Athletics Weekly, 8th November, p. 52-53.
78. French, J. and Long, M. (2013) Focus on Aerobic Power. UKA Coach Educator Quarterly. March
79. French, J and Long, M. (2012) Developing Aerobic Capacity [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article132.htm
80. Long, M. and James, G. (2013) Mr Nike: Bill Bowerman. Athletics Weekly, 30th May, p.49.
81. Long. M (2013) The only way is up! Athletics Weekly, 26th September, p.55
82. Long, M. (2013) Franz Stampfl. Athletics Weekly, 3rd October, p. 39<
83. Long, M. (2013) The Flying Postman. Athletics Weekly, 10th October, p.30
84. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2013) Strong to the end. Athletics Weekly, 7th November, p.62-63.
85. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2013) Surging to success. Athletics Weekly, 5th December, p.56.
86. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2014) Two's company. Athletics Weekly, 2nd January, p.39
87. Long, M. and James, G. (2014) Harry Wilson. Athletics Weekly. 23rd January, p. 40.
88. James, G. and Long, M. (2014) Sam Mussabini. Athletics Weekly. 20th February, p.39
89. Lowes, D. and Long, M. (2014) In good shape. Athletics Weekly. 10th April, p. 63
90. Long, M. (2014) Running Talk Test [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article160.htm
91. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2014) Enduring Times. Athletics Weekly. September 11th, p.34-35.
92. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2014) Attention to Detail. Athletics Weekly. September 18th, p.36-37.
93. Lowes, D., Long, M. and James, G. (2014) Playing With Speed. Athletics Weekly. November 20th, p.38-39.
94. James, G. and Long, M. (2015) Endurance Presentation. England Athletics Local Coach Development Scheme. Presentation to Lincolnshire Athletics Network. 14th March, 2015.
95. Long, M. (2015) Winning Formula. Athletics Weekly. May 28th , p.28-29.
96. Long, M. (2015) Taking a HIT. Athletics Weekly. July 2nd, p.39
97. Long, M. and French, J. (2015) HIT-ting the training. Athletics Weekly, July 9th, p. 46-47.
98. Long, M. and French, J. (2015) HIT-ting a High. Athletics Weekly. August 6th. p.40-41.
99. Long, M. (2016) Run Long, Run Far. Running Monthly. February 2016.
100. Long, M. (2016) Prepare for that Winter Workload. October 13th, p.36.
101. Long, M. (2016) BMC Coaching Seminar and its application for the Tutor. England Athletics eBulletin for Educators - Autumn 2016. Available via UKA UCoach
102. Long, M. (2016) Why do we taper before competitions. SDRR Facebook page.October 2016.
103. Long M. (2016) How Much Does Mileage Matter? Athletics Weekly. February 9th, p.30-31.
104. Long, M. (2018) Cram’s Training Camp’. Athletics Weekly. March 15th. p. 32-33.

Marathon and Half Marathon Running

105. Long, M. (2012) Count your blessings, Athletics Weekly, 21st April, p. 58-59
106. Long, M. (2012) Count your blessings [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article078.htm
107. Long, M. (2012) Make mine a half!, Athletics Weekly, 13th September, p. 48-49.
108. Long, M. (2012) A long and winding road, Athletics Weekly, 13th December, p. 42-43.
109. Long, M. (2013) Alright on the day. Athletics Weekly, 18th April, p.62-63
110. Long, M. (2013) Irish Mudlark. Athletics Weekly, 12th September, p. 36-37.
111. Long, M. (2014) A very long road. Athletics Weekly, 20th March, p.46-47.
112. Long, M. and Lowes. D. (2014) London mapped out. Athletics Weekly. 11th April, p.60-61.
113. Long, M (2014) Staying the Course [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article159.htm
114. Long, M. and Lowes, D.(2014) 'Learning from Liz'. Athletics Weekly, 24th September, p. 36-37.
115. Lowes, D and Long, M. (2014) 'Making sure you are ready'. Athletics Weekly, 24th September, p.38-39
116. Long, M. (2015) Marathon race day tips. Athletics Weekly, 16th April, p. 54-55.
117. Long, M. (2016) Mind Games. Midland Mens Endurance Facebook Page. March 24th.
118. Long, M. (2016) Are You Ready? Athletics Weekly. April 14th, p. 52.

Middle distance running

119. Long, M. and James, G. (2012) Train your two-lap Tools, Athletics Weekly, 10th May, p. 56-57
120. Long, M. and James, G. (2012) Train your two-lap Tools [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article095.htm
121. Long, M. and James, G. (2012) The Giants of 800m [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article096.htm
122. Long, M. (2013) What, When and Why. Athletics Weekly, 28th March, p. 42-43.
123. Long, M. and French, J. (2013) High intensity Exercise in a middle distance context, BMC News, Vol.10, Issue 3, p.26-27
124. James, G and Long, M. (2012) The Giants of 800m, Athletics Weekly, 17th May, p. 30-31
125. Long, M. (2013) Focus on the Process. Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article141.htm
126. Long, M. and James, G. (2013) Peter Coe, Athletics Weekly, November 28, 41.
127.. Long, M. (2014) Markhim Lonsdale. Athletics Weekly, May 29th, p.34-35.
128. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2014) A different era. Athletics Weekly, May 1st, p.56-57
129. Long, M. (2014) The Hannah England and Bud Baldaro interview. BMC News. Volume 11. Issue 1, p. 23-24
130. Long. M. and Lowes, D. (2014) The Final Countdown. Athletics Weekly, June 12th, p. 36-37.
131.Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2014) Lessons to Learn. Athletics Weekly. August 21st, p.64-65.
132. Lowes, D. and Long, M. (2014) Alberto Salazar Coaching Philosophy. BMC News, Vol. 11, Issue 2, p.30-31
133. James, G., Long, M. and O'Brien (2014) Dave Sunderland and Speed Endurance. BMC News, Vol.11, Issue 2, p.32-33.
134. Long, M. (2015) Wendy Sly Interview. BMC News, Vol 12, Issue 1, p.9-11
135. Long, M. (2015) Steve Cram. Oslo-1985. BMC News, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p.12-13.
136. Long, M. and O'Brien, S. (2015) Jo and Gavin Pavey Interview, BMC News, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p.17-18.
137. Long, M. (2015) Positioned for success. Athletics Weekly, 14th May, p.36-37.
138. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2015) Cramming it in. Athletics Weekly, July 23rd, p.50-51.
139. Long, M. (2015) Our 7000th member. BMC News. Volume 12. Issue 2. p. 7.
140.. Long, M. (2015) The David Moorcroft Interview. BMC News. Volume 12. Issue 2. p.12-14.
141.. Cocksedge, D. Long, M. and James, G. (2015) Herb Elliott and Percy Cerutty. BMC News. Volume 12. Issue 2. p.17-18.
142. Long, M. (2016) BMC News Past. BMC News. Volume 13. Issue 1. p. 10.
143. Long, M. (2016) BMC News Coach of the Year. Aaron Thomas. BMC News. Volume 13. Issue 1. p. 12-13.
144. Long, M. and French, J. (2016) Horwill Scholarship Findings On The Potentiation Effect Of High Intensity Warm Ups. BMC News. Volume 1. Issue 1. p. 17-20.
145. Hay, N., Long, M. and Geen, S. (2016) BMC Indoor Review. BMC News. Volume 13. Issue 1. p.21.
146. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2016) Athlete Interviews. Jake Wightman. BMC News. Volume 13. Issue 1. p. 32-33.
147. Long, M. (2016) Lisa Dobriskey and Ricky Soos. BMC News. Volume 13. Issue 1. p.38-40.
148. Long, M. (2016) Modelling Two Lap Training. South West Endurance Network Facebook page. March 25th.
149. Long, M. (2017) Charlie Grice Intterview. BMC News Spring 2017. p.17-18.
150. Long M. (2017) Laura Muir British indoor record feature. BMC News Spring 2017. p. 19-20.
151. Long, M. (2017) A day in the life of a BMC Volunteer. Mike Harris. BMC News Spring 2017. p. 21.
152. Green, S., Haye, N. and Long, M. (2017) Indoor Season Review. p.28
153. Long, M. (2017) James Mays Interview. BMC News Spring 2017. p.34-35.
154. Long, M. (2017) Loughborough Coaching Corner. BMC Event Programme. Loughborough Granfd Pix. 8th July, 2017.
155. Long, M. (2017) Two-Lap Runners Of The Future. Athletics Weekly. September 7th, p.36-37
156. Long, M. (2017) The Summer of 87. He was there when it mattered. Peter Elliott interview. BMC News Winter 2017. Volume 14. Issue 2. P.5-6.
157. Long, M. (2017) Itallian Miling. Carlo Grippo interview. BMC News Winter 2017. Volume 14. Issue 2. p.28
158. Long, M. (2017) Long term athlete development. Jenny Meadows. BMC News Winter 2017. Volume 14. Issue 2. P.34-35
159. Taylor, N. and Long, M. (2017) Coaching and Athlete Cormers. BMC News Winter 2017. Volume 14. Issue 2. p.45.
160. Long, M. (2018) Liz McColgan-Nuttall interview. BMC News Spring 2018. Volume 15. Issue 1. p.5-6.
161. Long, M. (2018) Bud Baldaro interview. BMC News Spring 2018. Volume 15. Issue 1. p.12-13.
162. Long, M. (2018) Lord Sebastian Coe interview. BMC News Spring 2018. Volume 15. Issue 1. p.17-19.
163. Long, M. (2018) BMC Indoor season review. BMC News Spring 2018. Volume 15. Issue 1. p.20
164. Long, M. (2018) BMC Athletes at the World Indoor Championships. BMC News Spring 2018. Volume 15. Issue 1. P.21.
165.Dudgeon, E. and Long, M. (2018) BMC Mentoring Scheme. BMC News Spring 2018. Volume 15. Issue 1. p.28-29
166. Dudgeon, E. and Long, M. (2018) Relative Energy Deficiency Syndrome. BMC News Spring 2018. Volume 15. Issue 1. p. 39-40.
167. Evans, P., Hollinshead, C. and Long, M. (2018) Focus on 10k training. BMC News Spring 2018. Volume 15. Issue 1. P.43-44.
168. Long, M. (2018) David Moorcroft. BMC News Autumn 2018. Volume 15 Issue 2, p.20-21

Cross country running

169. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2014) Country Matters. Athletics Weekly. September 25th, p.58-59.
170. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2014) Country thoughts. Athletics Weekly. October 30th, p.38-39.
171. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2014) Cross Purposes. Athletics Weekly. December 11th, p.56-57.
172. Long, M. (2016) A recent interview with European Under 23 cross country champion, Jonny Davies and his coach Rob McKim has challenged LiRF co-tutor Matt Long, to think about recent aspects of his delivery. UKA UCoach. (Jan 16).
173. Long, M. (2016). Jonny Davies and Rob McKim interview on how and why to run cross country, Midland Cross Country Championships Programme (Jan 16).
174. Long, M. (2016) Go Wild in thge Country [WWW] Available from: https://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article213.htm
175. Long, M. (2017) England Athletics Tutor, Matt Long, says it’s time to get psyched up for today’s race: Midland Counties Championships XC Programme. January 2017.
176. Long, M. and Weir, V. (2018) ‘The power of cross country’. Athletics Weekly. January 25th. p.38-39
177. Long, M., Baldaro, B. and Weir, V. (2018) ‘Cross country racing’. Midland Counties XC event programme. January

Hill Running

178. Long, M. (2012) Down a slippery slope, Athletics Weekly, 27th September, p. 38-39
179. Long, M. (2013) The Art of Running Downhill [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article147.htm
180. Hussain, B. and Long, M. (2013) Its all downhill, Athletics Weekly, 17th October, p.42-44.
181. Hussain, B. and Long, M. (2013) Declining speed, Athletics Weekly, 31st October, p.39.
182. Long, M. (2015) Run for the hills. Athletics Weekly. 1st October. p. 44-45.

Altitude Training

183. Long, M. (2015) Camping for success. Athletics Weekly, 30th April, p.40-41.
184. Long, M. (2017) Five Altitude Lessons Learned. Athletics Weekly. May 25th. p.28

Steeplechase

185. Long, M. (2012) Chasing Barriers, Athletics Weekly, 31st May, p. 34
186. Long, M. (2012) Face the Chase [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article097.htm
187. Long, M. (2012) Face the chasers! Athletics Weekly, 22nd November, p.36-37
188. James, G. and Long, M. (2015) Steeplechase. England Athletics Workshop. Lincoln. 18th April.
189. Long, M. (2017) Overcoming barriers in the chase. British Milers Club Event Programme. Solihull Grand Prix.

Indoor running

190. Long, M. (2013) The Board Game. Athletics Weekly, 10th January, p. 36-37
191 Long, M. (2013) Mastering the boards (WWW) Available from http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article155.htm
192. Long, M. (2014) Board running. Athletics Weekly. 6th February, p.32-33.
193. Long, M. and French, J. (2014) Going round the bend. 6th March, p.48-49.

Sprinting.

194. Long, M. (2014) Mastering Speed. Athletics Weekly. 16th October, p.38-39.

Wheelchair racing

195. Lowes, D. and Long, M. (2012) Chariots on Fire!, Athletics Weekly, 23rd August, p.38-39.
196. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2014) Wheelchair Racing (WWW) Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article156.htm
197. Long, M. (2014) Mel Nicholls. Athletics Weekly, 2nd October, p.36-37.

Long Jump.

198. Long, M. and French, J. (2012) Leap of Faith [WWW] Available from: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/articles/article101.htm
199. French, J. and Long, M. (2012) Leaping the benefits. Athletics Weekly, 5th July, p.35.
200. French, J. Long, M. and Lowes, D. (2012) Janay de Loach. Athletics Weekly, 17th January, p.34-35

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Throwing

201. French, J. and Long, M. (2013) Up and away. Athletics Weekly, 16th May, p.42.
202. French, J. and Long, M. (2013) Projectile Motion. UKA Coach EdUKAtor Quarterly, July
203. French, J, Hopkins, T, Long, M. and Neal, A. (2013) Its as easy as ABC. Athletics Weekly, 5th September, p.40-41.

Medicine

204. Long, M. (2017) Where's Your Support? Athletics Weekly. September 21st. p. 40.

Ultra-distance

205. Long, M. (2019) A ghostly presence overlooks Hereford. Athletics Weekly. 21st March, p. 25


Athletes Coached
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Best known performances
EventPB20192018201720162015201420132012201120102009200820072006
8002:58.03i2:58.03i
15005:22.325:27.375:22.32
Mile5:40.705:54.96:10.985:40.70
300011:15.4812:14.05i12:10.9111:15.48
1M6:476:47
parkrun20:1420:5321:3020:1422:10
6M44:4044:40
10K45:3745:37
7M51:3551:35
EventPB20192018201720162015201420132012201120102009200820072006
10M75:2575:25
HM1:42:501:42:50

Performances Submit
2014 2016 2017 2018 2019

2019 V45 South Derbyshire/Birchfield H
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
8002:58.03i52SheffieldSheffield Run Jump Throw Series5 Feb 19
15005:27.375SheffieldSheffield Run Jump Throw Open Series19 Apr 19
15005:33.0481LoughboroughCharnwood AC Open Series6 Apr 19
15005:33.66101LoughboroughCharnwood AC Open Series29 Jul 19
15005:35.77122NuneatonMidland Masters AC Championships9 Jun 19
15005:41.8391LoughboroughCharnwood AC Open Series10 Jun 19
15005:42.63111LoughboroughCharnwood AC Open Series24 Aug 19
Mile5:54.95TelfordMidland Veterans' League Division North1 May 19
Mile6:09.891NottinghamTim Wealthall Miles & Richard Belton 5000m Open19 Jul 19
300012:14.05i13ASheffieldBMC Sheffield Open Series5 Feb 19
5KMT21:1310120Leamington SpaMonty 5K21 Jul 19
parkrun20:5332ConkersConkers parkrun # 42523 Mar 19
parkrun21:0046ConkersConkers parkrun # 42813 Apr 19
parkrun21:2019AlvastonAlvaston parkrun # 103 Aug 19
parkrun21:3347ConkersConkers parkrun # 43425 May 19
parkrun21:3525ConkersConkers parkrun # 45626 Oct 19
parkrun22:0414RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 19430 Nov 19
parkrun22:5817RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 1902 Nov 19
parkrun23:1013RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 18712 Oct 19
5MXC38:30296Farthing DownsAlf Shrubb Memorial Open 55 Oct 19
5MXC38:5612723Grace DieuDerby Runner League Division Leicester / Derby17 Feb 19
5.5MXC53:5419938Bagworth HeathDerby Runner League Division Leicester / Derby13 Jan 19
6M44:4644:4018225KibworthLRRL Kibworth 617 Mar 19
6MXC42:535713AnslowDerby Runner League Division Derby / Staffordshire20 Oct 19
10K45:3745:378719Burton-on-TrentBurton 10K11 Aug 19
10K48:4448:43384SnibstonCoalville 10K10 Nov 19
10KMT45:535023MickleoverPiggs Trophy Race 10K7 Aug 19
7M51:3751:3516830Melton MowbrayLRRL Stilton 724 Feb 19
12KXC60:03320LeamingtonMidland Counties Championships26 Jan 19
10M75:2775:25788Burton on TrentBurton 1019 May 19
10MMT83:17489MiltonBrooksie's Bash 1014 Jul 19
HM1:42:541:42:5011823UttoxeterUttoxeter Half Marathon5 May 19
HM1:47:211:47:1556893WorksopWorksop Halloween Half Marathon27 Oct 19
HM1:56:371:54:081398162NottinghamRobin Hood Nottingham Half Marathon29 Sep 19
ZXC42:4410255WolverhamptonStaffordshire County Championships5 Jan 19
ZXC45:5013624Sutton CheneyDerby Runner League Division Leicester / Derby3 Mar 19
2018 V45 South Derbyshire/Birchfield H
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
15005:22.32152LoughboroughCharnwood AC Open Series30 May 18
15005:27.1071LoughboroughCharnwood AC Open Series (inc. Leicestershire & Rutland 3000m & 5000m Championships)16 May 18
15005:38.8961LoughboroughCharnwood AC Open Series (inc. Leicestershire & Rutland Hammer & Pole Vault Championships)25 Apr 18
15005:39.737StokeStoke AC Open Meeting15 Apr 18
Mile6:10.9810LoughboroughCharnwood AC Open Series8 Apr 18
300012:10.918StokeStoke AC Open Meeting15 Apr 18
3MMTL26:4313L3DerbyStarlight Relay (4 x 3)11 Jan 18
parkrun21:3037MarkeatonMarkeaton parkrun # 21824 Feb 18
parkrun21:5815Perry HallPerry Hall parkrun # 17010 Mar 18
parkrun22:0316RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 11028 Apr 18
parkrun22:1410RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 1115 May 18
parkrun22:1726RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 10524 Mar 18
parkrun22:1738Walsall ArboretumWalsall Arboretum parkrun # 3279 Jun 18
parkrun22:2717RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 10010 Feb 18
parkrun22:368RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 993 Feb 18
parkrun22:4926Perry HallPerry Hall parkrun # 18019 May 18
parkrun23:3181ConkersConkers parkrun # 39111 Aug 18
2017 V45 South Derbyshire/Birmingham Uni/Birchfield H
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
Mile5:40.706LoughboroughCharnwood AC Open Series1 Apr 17
300011:15.4891LoughboroughCharnwood AC Open Series26 Apr 17
300011:51.59i12SheffieldNottinghamshire AAA Open Graded Open & Quadkids Meeting19 Nov 17
2.5MMTL18:489L2TicknallStarlight Relay (4 x 2.5)5 Dec 17
4.4KMTL17:287L33SwadlincoteMidland Masters AC Relays23 Apr 17
parkrun20:1431ConkersConkers parkrun # 35723 Dec 17
parkrun20:2125ConkersConkers parkrun # 32429 Apr 17
parkrun20:2823ConkersConkers parkrun # 3552 Dec 17
parkrun20:39181Arrow ValleyArrow Valley parkrun # 2546 May 17
parkrun20:4324ConkersConkers parkrun # 35028 Oct 17
parkrun20:4616RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 6213 May 17
parkrun20:4948ConkersConkers parkrun # 35825 Dec 17
parkrun20:4924ConkersConkers parkrun # 35930 Dec 17
parkrun20:5226ConkersConkers parkrun # 35425 Nov 17
parkrun20:567Perry HallPerry Hall parkrun # 15314 Oct 17
parkrun21:0135Long EatonLong Eaton parkrun # 1217 Oct 17
parkrun21:12131Perry HallPerry Hall parkrun # 15130 Sep 17
parkrun21:1636ConkersConkers parkrun # 3164 Mar 17
parkrun21:1712RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 578 Apr 17
parkrun21:1912RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 5525 Mar 17
parkrun21:3118Walsall ArboretumWalsall Arboretum parkrun # 3029 Dec 17
parkrun21:3831ConkersConkers parkrun # 31311 Feb 17
parkrun21:4312RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 8123 Sep 17
parkrun21:4722RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 5311 Mar 17
parkrun21:4817Forest RecForest Rec parkrun # 2264 Nov 17
parkrun21:49101RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 8521 Oct 17
parkrun22:0615Perry HallPerry Hall parkrun # 11918 Feb 17
parkrun22:1490Cannon HillCannon Hill parkrun # 32321 Jan 17
parkrun22:1611RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 8811 Nov 17
parkrun22:2217RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 8016 Sep 17
parkrun22:2910RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 5125 Feb 17
parkrun22:4630RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 4514 Jan 17
parkrun22:4714RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 4728 Jan 17
parkrun23:1016RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 447 Jan 17
parkrun24:1756RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 431 Jan 17
5MXC46:5419430Burton upon TrentDerby Runner League15 Jan 17
6MXC54:5215827DerbyDerby Runner League19 Feb 17
6.5MXC51:5015025Sutton CheneyDerby Runner League5 Mar 17
2016 V40 Dark Peak/Birmingham Uni/Birchfield H
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
parkrun22:1051ConkersConkers parkrun # 2679 Apr 16
parkrun22:1243ConkersConkers parkrun # 26312 Mar 16
parkrun22:16101Cannon HillCannon Hill parkrun # 28519 Mar 16
parkrun22:3469ConkersConkers parkrun # 28513 Aug 16
parkrun22:4331Perry HallPerry Hall parkrun # 834 Jun 16
parkrun22:4515Perry HallPerry Hall parkrun # 797 May 16
parkrun22:4815Perry HallPerry Hall parkrun # 7326 Mar 16
parkrun22:5285ConkersConkers parkrun # 30525 Dec 16
parkrun22:5361ConkersConkers parkrun # 28330 Jul 16
parkrun22:5765Arrow ValleyArrow Valley parkrun # 20611 Jun 16
parkrun23:0119RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 4017 Dec 16
parkrun23:0222RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 730 Apr 16
parkrun23:0521RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 4124 Dec 16
parkrun23:0723RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 216 Aug 16
parkrun23:1617RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 42 Apr 16
parkrun23:2271ConkersConkers parkrun # 26127 Feb 16
parkrun23:2322RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 3726 Nov 16
parkrun23:3020RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 623 Apr 16
parkrun23:3568RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 1923 Jul 16
parkrun23:3521RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 4231 Dec 16
parkrun23:4326RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 3619 Nov 16
parkrun23:4414RoslistonRosliston parkrun # 2610 Sep 16
parkrun24:2659PenrithPenrith parkrun # 12727 Aug 16
5.5MXC46:0327137MarkfieldDerby Runner League13 Nov 16
ZXC44:5922141Bradgate ParkDerby Runner League11 Dec 16
2014 V40 Dark Peak/Birmingham Uni/Birchfield H
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
1M6:486:47502AdMLondonBupa Westminster Mile24 May 14
Total Performances: 117
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Well done to our doubling winning teams at BUCS XC. Saturday 6th February 2016. 7 Feb 16 23:19Matt Long 7 Feb 16 23:19
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Well done Alison Leonard at the European Athletics Championships 18 Aug 14 10:08Matt Long 18 Aug 14 10:08
Well done Alison Leonard at the European Athletics Championships 18 Aug 14 10:08Matt Long 18 Aug 14 10:08
Birmingham University based athletes at European Athletics Championships 2014 10 Aug 14 11:53Matt Long 10 Aug 14 11:53
Alison Leonard selected for European Championships in Zurich 13 Jul 14 15:40Matt Long 13 Jul 14 15:40
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100th published article 10 Jul 14 12:09Matt Long 10 Jul 14 12:09
Athletics Weekly: Biomechanics 10 Jul 14 11:59Matt Long 10 Jul 14 11:59
Congratulations to Birmingham University based athletes on Team England Selection for Glasgow 2014 2 Jul 14 21:11Matt Long 2 Jul 14 21:11
UK Athletics Coaching Team Commonwealth Games 2 Jul 14 21:08Matt Long 2 Jul 14 21:08
Alison Leonard British One Mile Road Race champion 4 Jun 14 09:17Matt Long 4 Jun 14 09:17
Birmingham University international vests 4 Jun 14 09:15Matt Long 4 Jun 14 09:15
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England Athletics Workshop 6 Mar 14 09:55Matt Long 6 Mar 14 09:55
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Frank Horwill Award 17 Nov 13 16:49Matt Long 17 Nov 13 16:49
British Milers Club Academy 2013 28 Oct 13 11:29Matt Long 28 Oct 13 11:29
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World Championships - Moscow 2013 14 Aug 13 19:32Matt Long 14 Aug 13 19:32
Matt Long and Jamie French 2013 British Milers Club Frank Horwill Scholarship Award Winners. 29 Jul 13 14:47Matt Long 29 Jul 13 14:47
Athletic Ages 29 Jul 13 14:44Matt Long 29 Jul 13 14:44
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Hannah England. British 1,500m champion 15 Jul 13 08:37Matt Long 15 Jul 13 08:37
National Tutor Conference 1 Jul 13 21:39Matt Long 1 Jul 13 21:39
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