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Podcast #67: Matt Hornsby on Formula One athletes vs Rally Car athletes

Podcast #67: Matt Hornsby on Formula One athletes vs Rally Car athletes

Matt Hornsby is the High Performance Manager at St. Kilda Football Club in the Australian Football League. Matt has been in AFL for two decades alongside starting his own business and has overseen just about every scenario imaginable in professional sport.   In this interview Matt details which methods have stood the test of time, […]

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Podcast #66: Ron McKeefery on Professional Development & Field Education

Podcast #66: Ron McKeefery on Professional Development & Field Education

Ron McKeefery is a multi-decade veteran of coaching in the NFL, NCAA and beyond, though his newest project, PLAE US, may be his most impactful work yet! PLAE Summit’s have already made a big wave in the field; here’s we find out what they’re all about. In this episode, we discuss Ron’s current entrepreneurial work […]

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Podcast #64: Mastering the Intangibles: Building Sustainable Cultures in Elite Sport with Mubarak Malik

Podcast #64: Mastering the Intangibles: Building Sustainable Cultures in Elite Sport with Mubarak Malik

Mubarak Malik is Head of Athletic Performance at the New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association. In this interview, “Bar” talks about how he’s helped build successful performance setups in both Major League Baseball and now the NBA.   This is one of the most ‘uncomfortable’ interviews to date: Vulnerabilities, errors, and obstacles are discussed at length and […]

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Podcast #63: Ben Kenyon on Purposeful Coaching and Being YouNique

Podcast #63: Ben Kenyon on Purposeful Coaching and Being YouNique

Ben Kenyon is Head of Athletic Performance at the Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association. In this interview, Ben talks us through his journey through the NCAA ranks, where he practiced management skills across a multitude of sports, onto the NBA where he’s learned how-and how not to-push elite athletes to be their […]

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Podcast #62: Michael Roncarati on NBA Championship Winning Injury Prevention

Podcast #62: Michael Roncarati on NBA Championship Winning Injury Prevention

Michael Roncarati is Director of Rehabilitation at the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association in America, where he is responsible for building and maintaining robust athletes to last 82 games + playoffs per season. Michael shares unique perspectives from his journey and current working environment which can enhance any practitioners skillet! In this interview […]

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Podcast #61: Justin Crow on Antifragility in Elite Sport

Podcast #61: Justin Crow on Antifragility in Elite Sport

Justin Crow is High Performance Manager at Essendon Football Club, where he leads the performance operations for his elite team competing year in and year out overseeing a multitude of staff and over forty athletes. Justin uses unique skillsets in AFL to minimize injuries and maximize performance. In this interview we discuss how Justin has applied “Antifragile” approaches to his […]

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Podcast #60: Part 2 Ryan Horn on Specific Conditioning and Peaking for March Madness

Podcast #60: Part 2 Ryan Horn on Specific Conditioning and Peaking for March Madness

Ryan Horn is Head of Performance at Wake Forest Basketball, where he oversees athletes aged 18-23 over long, highly variable basketball seasons balanced with full student workloads. This is PART TWO of our chat with Ryan In this interview Ryan tells us how he conditions his basketball athletes, peaks for March Madness, and his favorite historical […]

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Podcast #58: Jamie Tout on GPS Best-Practice and How to Make Tech Work For You

Podcast #58: Jamie Tout on GPS Best-Practice and How to Make Tech Work For You

Jamie Tout is Sports Performance Director at VXSport Athlete Monitoring company and Strength and Conditioning Coach of the New Zealand Black Ferns XVs team. Armed with decades of experience in elite sport, Jamie provides valuable insight from the trenches of the sports tech world. Want to know how to make GPS work for you? Curious […]

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Podcast #56: Paul Venner on Dynamical Systems in Baseball and Ultimateinstability

Podcast #56: Paul Venner on Dynamical Systems in Baseball and Ultimateinstability

Paul Venner is Performance Lead of the Dutch National Baseball Team and a disciple of Frans Bosch. In this chat Paul talks us through how he is revolutionizing baseball training, as well as his sports equipment company and it’s unique offerings. Definitely a unique chat with some very actionable learnings!! How can the unique situation of Dutch […]

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Podcast #55: Dr. Jeremy Sheppard on Leadership Styles, Growth Mindsets, & Surfing Across Hemispheres

Podcast #55: Dr. Jeremy Sheppard on Leadership Styles, Growth Mindsets, & Surfing Across Hemispheres

Dr. Jeremy Sheppard is Director of Performance Services at the Canadian Sports Institute, based in British Columbia. After an epic journey through the Australian Institute of Sport system and directorship at Surfing Australia, Coach Sheppard has returned home to Canada in an administrative role. What leadership styles have proven effective across both hemispheres? How does […]

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