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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 #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 #53: Carl Valle On Peaking For Olympic Games and Sensible Sports Technology

Podcast #53: Carl Valle On Peaking For Olympic Games and Sensible Sports Technology

Carl Valle is a renowned sports technologist at Spikes Only, working with sprinters, jumpers, and team sports alike. Carl is known for his no-nonsense tweets about sports technology, monitoring, and biomechanics applications. In this chat we go over how to peak athletes for pinnacle events and where sports technology is headed. Bring a notebook!!  How can we […]

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Podcast #39: Saying YES to Adventures and Aussie Rules Dominance with David Joyce

Podcast #39: Saying YES to Adventures and Aussie Rules Dominance with David Joyce

In part one of our interview with David Joyce, we discuss what it’s like to learn from working in elite sport across four countries. As Physical Performance Director of the Western Sydney Giants of Aussie Rules Football League, David has a front-row seat to AFL’s dominant role in the Sports Science field. He’s also published two […]

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Podcast #38: Alex Natera on What Matters in Stats and How to be Impactful

If you missed part one of our chat with Alex Natera of the Aspire Academy in Doha, Qatar, go listen now. If you want to know how to program like an elite track and field coach, listen to part two. In this final snippet, we tackle the arbitrary nature of stats and monitoring, and Alex relates his own […]

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