Episode 22: Andy McDonald speaks to Tom Batchelor the Head of Sport Science at Harlequins Rugby.  In this episode Andy and Tom discuss: 
  • Tom’s background
    • Working within the City in Equity Derivatives  
    • Surrey Sports Park – Internship 
    • Harlequins 
  • GPS In Rugby: Benefits and weaknesses of GPS in Rugby
  • Overlaying technical and tactical information on top of physical data
  • How Harlequins define and communicate load
  • Acute Chronic Workload Ratio 
  • Communicating systems to Inform change 
  • Loading Blindspots 
  • Conditioning the modern rugby player. Conditioning at Harlequins
Where you can find Tom Keep up to date with everything that is going on with the podcast by following Inform Performance on: Our team 
About the Author
Andy is the Host / Co-Founder of Inform Performance and a dual qualified Physiotherapist / Strength & Conditioning Coach. Andy is based in Philadelphia & works for Total Performance who provide a multi-faceted, elite level diagnostic, rehabilitation and performance service. Delivered by a team of world leading specialists to organisations in the NBA, NFL, English Premier League, the LTA and England Rugby.