Strength and Conditioning

Wayne Diesel – Reflections of a career at the highest levels of International sport (Sports Physiotherapist)

Episode 102: Ben Ashworth chats to Wayne Diesel a Sports Physiotherapist with a lifetime of working at the highest level of sport around the world. Wayne is a South African educated Physiotherapist who during his Physio career has worked with The Sports …

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Dan Lewindon -Technical & Professional Development (Head of Performance Science & Medicine for the LTA)

Episode 99: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Dan Lewindon the Head of Performance Science and Medicine for the LTA (National Governing Body of Tennis in the UK).  He is responsible for the leadership, management and integration of sports science and medicine in…

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Johnny O’Connor – Implementing Heavy Eccentrics (Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach at Connacht Rugby)

Episode 94: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Johnny O’Connor a Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach at Connacht Rugby in Ireland. As a professional player Johnny played for Connacht, Wasps and made his Ireland debut in 2004 going on to earn 12 caps, helping the…

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Dr Ryan Crotin – Baseball Special (Organisational Strategist, Baseball Scientist, Coach, Research Author & Educator)

Episode 92: Ben Ashworth chats to Dr Ryan L. Crotin, an Organisational Strategist, Baseball Scientist, Coach, Research Author and Educator. Ryan has enjoyed a wealth of experienced both academically and professionally. He has notably worked as an Researc…

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Jesse Wright – Soft skill development (High Performance Consultant, Founder of the Balance The Bar Initiative & Author)

Episode 90: Andy McDonald chats to Jesse K. Wright, founder of the Balance The Bar initiative, is a  high performance consultant, Amazon best-selling author, coach, and public speaker. His career has spanned over two decades in the team sport culture, in…

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Dr. Matt Jordan – Force velocity Individualisation & changing post-Injury movement patterns (Director of Sports Science at the Canadian Sports Institute Calgary)

Episode 87: Andy McDonald chats to Matt Jordan the Director of Sports Science at the Canadian Sports Institute Calgary, an S&C Coach, Consultant and Educator. Over his career, Matt was the personal strength coach to 30 World and Olympic medalists, and ha…

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Dr. Kelly Starrett – Diagnosing & optimising athlete readiness (Coach, Physical Therapist, Author, Speaker, and Co-Founder of The Ready State)

Episode 86: Ben Ashworth chats to Dr. Kelly Starrett – A Coach, Physical Therapist, Author, and Speaker. Along with his wife Juliet, Kelly is co-founder of The Ready State. The Ready State began as Mobility|WOD in 2008 and has gone on to revolutionize th…

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Cory Schlesinger – Paradigm shifts through coaching experiences (Phoenix Suns Director of Performance / Head of Strength & Conditioning)

Episode 85: Andy McDonald chats to Cory Schlesinger the Director of Performance / Head of Strength Strength & Conditioning at NBA team the Phoenix Suns. Cory has over 20 years of experience in basketball beginning as an athlete, collegiate level S&C coac…

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Daniel Bove (Director of Performance and Sports Science for the New Orleans Pelicans)

Episode 84: Andy McDonald chats to Daniel Bove the New Orleans Pelicans Director of Performance and Sports Science. After receiving a B.S. in Kinesiology from Penn State University and an M.S. in Exercise Science from University of South Florida, Daniel …

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Martin Buchheit & George Perry (Authors of EGOals Book)

Episode 79: Andy McDonald chats to Martin Buchheit and George Perry who recently authored EGOals. Martin is the former head of performance at Paris Saint Germain Football Club and currently works for Kitman labs. He is based in Spain. George is a Sports …

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