Andy McDonald

Dr Fergus Connolly (High Performance Consultant, Speaker & Author)

Episode 17: I speak to Fergus sports performance expert, consultant, speaker and author. Fergus has worked in professional football, rugby, the NFL, NBA and with elite military units to name a few. In this episode we dive deep into his philosophies aroun…

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Dr Sherylle Calder (Visual Performance Coach, Sport Scientist & Founder / CEO of EyeGym)

Episode 16: Host Andy McDonald speaks to Dr Sherylle Calder to receive a unique insight into her expertise assessing & coaching visual performance skills. Dr Calder has worked with both England & South Africa towards Rugby World Cup victory, The All Blac…

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Dr Christopher Dodson (Philadelphia 76ers Head Team Physician & Philadelphia Eagles Head Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Episode 15: I speak to Dr. Christopher Dodson, M.D a board certified Sports Medicine surgeon and an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University. He serves as Head Team Physician for the Philadelphia 76ers and is Head Orthopa…

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Daniel Martinez (Head S&C Coach / Sports Performance Coordinator at Trinity University)

Episode 14: I chat to Daniel Martinez the Head S&C Coach and Sports Performance Coordinator at Trinity University. In this episode we discuss. Jump performance testing, jump programming, force time asymmetry verses limb asymmetry, velocity based training…

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Lauren Johnson (NY Yankees Mental Conditioning Coach)

Episode 13: I chat to Lauren Johnson the NY Yankees Mental Conditioning Coach. In this episode we discuss how Lauren and the New York Yankees organisation approach their players psychological wellbeing, enhance mental preparation and help players transit…

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Ed Lea (Rehab and Strength & Conditioning Coach at Harlequins Rugby)

Episode 12: I chat to Ed Lea the Harlequins Rugby Rehab and Strength & Conditioning Coach. In this episode Ed provides an incredibly transparent insight into how both he and Harlequins Rugby approach physical preparation, rehab for the long term injured …

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Dr Matt Tuttle (Lead Sport Scientist & Physical Therapist at the Denver Nuggets)

Episode 11: I chat to Dr Matt Tuttle a Physical Therapist working at NBA team the Denver Nuggets as Lead Sport Scientist / Physical Therapist.In this episode Matt explains modern pain science and how he / the Nuggets manage pain in an elite athlete popu…

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Dave Alred MBE (Performance Coach)

Episode 10: I chat to Dave Alred a Performance Coach specialising in performing skills under pressure. We discuss his work in both rugby and golf with high profile athletes including Jonny Wilkinson, Johnny Sexton, George Ford, Luke Donald and Francesco …

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Chris Tombs (Velocity Based Training Expert)

Episode 9: I chat to Chris Tombs, Strength & Conditioning Coach and Educator. Chris has just taken on a new role at Seattle Seawolves, but has extensive experience with previous roles at Leicester Tigers, Cardiff Blues, Northamptonshire County Cricket an…

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Les Spellman (Speed Specialist & Consultant for NFL, Olympic, Collegiate, and youth athletes)

Episode 8: I chat with Les Spellman the Owner of Spellman Performance. Les is a speed Specialist & Consultant for the NFL, Olympic, Collegiate, and youth athletes. We discuss his inspiring background, philosophy on speed training, working with pro footba…

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