Episode 72: Andy McDonald chats to Nic Gill the All Blacks Strength & Conditioning Coach. Nic has been with the New Zealand Rugby Union / All Blacks for 13 years and is also an Associate Professor of Human Performance at the University of Waikato. In this episode Andy and Nic will cover coaching reflections, Nic’s role at the All Blacks and his philosophies around coaching and performance. 

In this episode Andy and Nic discuss: 

  • Nic’s Background
  • His current developmental focus 
  • Transferable professional qualities across sports
  • Including athletes in decision making
  • Training with the national team
  • Looking after yourself on the road
  • Recent research and projects

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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.