Videos in This Set

  • Injuries are Opportunities (Part 1)
  • Injuries are Opportunities (Part 2)
  • Injuries are Opportunities (Part 3)
  • Injuries are Opportunities (Part 4)

More About Ben Rosenblatt


Ben is a senior strength and conditioning coach with the English Institute of Sport working with the England Hockey programme at Bisham Abbey.

Prior to his current role Ben was a senior rehabilitation scientist at the Intensive Rehab Unit (IRU) at Bisham where has was responsible for the performance rehab interventions for elite athletes of many sports up to the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Ben has also worked as the Head of Sports Science for Birmingham City Football Club giving him a fully applied and holistic approach to the development of elite athletes as well as a specialism in the rehabilitation of athletes through strength and conditioning.

Ben is currently completing his Phd in Sports Biomechanics and Training Specificity at the University of Wales in Cardiff.


Ben Rosenblatt
Senior S&C Coach at EIS

Title: Injuries are Opportunities
Coach/Presenter: Ben Rosenblatt
Number of Videos: 4
Total Duration: 2 hours 35 minutes

This video lays the foundations for the full collection. You’ll learn Bens philosophy of training and rehabilitation, you’ll also learn just what is possible with a great programme and thought process. You’ll be ready to implement just from this video alone!!


Here’s what you’ll learn from watching the video series


  • How to reduce injuries - an overview and philosophy
  • Bens 5 key values that underpin ANY programme irrespective of training goal
  • Bens training philosophy for the rehabilitation process - learn 4 key blocks and considerations
  • Can you actually improve performance when you’re injured? You’ll find out in this video!
  • How to adopt a problem solving approach in rehab and why this is critical in a successful programme
  • The importance of measurement and how to incorporate simple measurement tools with your athletes
  • Why do athletes get injured?
  • Learn the 2 ways that we can reduce injuries. These 2 areas are CRITICAL and you can easily build this into your programmes
  • A 6 Step model for identifying your injury reduction strategies and the underpinning knowledge base that we need as coaches to compliment this model
  • Why do we need movement assessments?
  • The 3 key areas of a formal kinetic chain control assessment and how to build these into your programme
  • Inefficient versus ineffective and why you MUST know this in order to get the best from your athletes
  • How to select the movements to include in your assessment, forget FMS or other screening models, this will teach you EVERYTHING in 3 simple steps
  • How to know what you’re looking for in your movements - a criterion based approach
  • Task based movement strategies, why these are important and 4 things you can do to challenge, assess and intervene with your athletes
  • Errorful versus errorless learning… the easiest coaching tools possible and how adopting this feedback based training approach will teach your athletes and make your role so much more effective
  • A detailed practical session that will take you through all the components in much greater detail
  • Ankle assessments and considerations
  • Knee assessments and considerations
  • Hip and lower back assessments and considerations
  • Shoulder assessments and considerations
  • You’ll learn the criteria to use in your assessments, why to use them and what to look for when your assessing people
  • This video will give you that coaches eye and allow you to take people through assessments with confidence
  • Strength diagnostics to compliment your movement assessment. Sometimes movement isn’t enough and we have to look at force production
  • A detailed examination of the adaptations to strength training including a chart that you can apply instantly and reference for years to come
  • Muscle, tendon, ligament and bone adaptations to strength training and why you MUST know this to inform your programme design and exercise selection
  • Force velocity relationships
  • Length tension relationships
  • Detecting dysfunctions - 5 common deficiencies to look out for and how to identify them
  • Strength versus hypertrophy - why increasing muscle mass is KEY in the injury rehabilitation process
  • Occlusion training – a detailed look into this BRAND NEW training modality
  • Safety risks associated with occlusion training
  • Minimal effective dose for occlusion training
  • What the research says
  • Case studies and success stories from Bens work with olympic athletes