Strength and Conditioning

Dr Matt Taberner (Sport Scientist, S&C and Rehab Coach)

Episode 28: Andy McDonald chats to Dr Matt Taberner, a Sport Scientist, S&C and Rehab Coach who has enjoyed career spells at Aston Villa and Everton Football Club previously. Matt recently finished his PHD constructing a framework for return to sport in …

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Per Lundstam (Redbull Director of Performance)

Episode 23: Andy McDonald speaks to Per Lundstam the Director Of Performance at Redbull. Per previously enjoyed roles at both the US Ski & Snowboard association and the Swedish Ski Federation perviously. In this episode Andy and Per discuss: Redbull Hi…

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Tom Batchelor (Harlequins Rugby Head of Sport Science)

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 backgroundWorking within the City in Equity Derivatives  Surrey Sports Park – Internship Harlequins GPS In…

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Matt Jordan (Director of Sports Science at the Canadian Sports Institute, Calgary)

Episode 21: Andy McDonald speaks to Matt Jordan PHD CSCS, Strength Coach & Director of Sports Science at the Canadian Sports Institute, Calgary. Over his career, Matt was the personal strength coach to 30 World and Olympic medalists, and has worked with …

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Mike Reinold (Senior Medical Advisor for the Chicago White Sox & Co-Founder / President of Champion PT)

Episode 20: I speak to Mike Reinold the co-founder and president of Champion Physical Therapy and Performance, a PT and performance training facility just outside Boston. He is also currently the Senior Medical Advisor for the Chicago White Sox and the D…

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Dr Heather Linden (UFC Director of Physical Therapy)

Episode 18: I speak to Dr Heather Linden the Director of Physical Therapy for the UFC. Heather is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with a background working for the USA Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs before heading up PT for the UFC at the Las Vegas P…

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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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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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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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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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