Dan Baker, Kelly Beahan, Lachlan Wilmot and myself sit down with Kurt Vogel who was hosting a webinar on Coaching being a business and remuneration in the S&C profession.
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Keenan chats about his early influences and the benefits of not having preconceived ideas entering a new sport… His paradigms for Athleticism, Long Term Athlete Development & Tapering… He also expanded on his ideas behind programming Olympic lifting for his swimmers… And the lessons he learned working with Michael Phelps for so long.
(Keenan starts chatting at the 3min mark… But the interview officially starts around 3min 30)
Nathan chats about his discomfort on social media and how it has helped him grow as a coach… Why he is so passionate about creating top intern programs and what one should look like… He gives his thoughts on how his time in the private sector, personal training, high school (x2) and professional football have shaped his ideas and paradigms.
(Interview starts at 1min 10sec)
Mike chats about why he feels his degree in the 70s might be ahead of what universities are presenting now… What he has learned over the past 38 years of S&C… How he started his own business and what you should be exploring… Mike also discusses why he *never* squats bilaterally but is comfortable with hang cleans…
(Interview starts 30sec)
Kev chats about his transition from international player to club coach to professional, full time coach… And what he thought was important and now what he thinks is important… How he splits his (assistant) role with his head coach (no, it’s definitely not traditional!)… How important love (the action and the acronym) is in his rugby teams…
(Interview starts at 45sec)
Dan chats about his time on the (lonely) road of the World Rugby Seven’s tour… What he has learned since being involved in Baseball… And what He can bring into the sport of Baseball… How he selects and develops his team… And what you can do to improve your chances of career success…
(Interview starts at 1min 35sec)
Sally chats about how she started in High Performance and chose to move more into the developmental space… Why she has continued to evolve towards Wellness… What her goals were working in a high school environment… And what she has changed moving from a boys school to a girls school…
(Interview starts at 3min 20)
Roger chats about his process of getting a mentor… Who yells at him (and why he wouldn’t have it any other way)… Why he feels doing well at the Olympics is actually easier than most coaches seem to think… And how he organises his performance team to maximise their talents…
(Interview starts at 3min)