Historic Performance Podcast #97 - Dave Hamilton

Historic Performance Podcast #97 - Dave Hamilton

In the 97th episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Dave Hamilton. Dave is the Assistant Athletic Director for Applied Health and Performance Science at Penn State University.

In this episode, Dave discusses his "performance equals potential minus interference" philosophy, narrative communication, Penn State University's high-performance initiative, and the pillars of the high performance structure at Penn State University.

Historic Performance Podcast #96 - Anthony White

Historic Performance Podcast #96 - Anthony White

In the 96th episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Anthony White. Anthony is the 1st Team Assistant Goalkeeping Coach & Goalkeeper Specific Sport Scientist at AFC Bournemouth.

In this episode, Anthony discusses integrating sports science with coaching from a goalkeeping perspective, the physiological demands placed on a goalkeeper both during training and games, and specific case studies as to how data can aid with coaching delivery to improve technical deficiencies.  

Historic Performance Podcast #95 - Alex Natera

Historic Performance Podcast #95 - Alex Natera

In the 95th episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Alex Natera. Alex is a Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach at Aspire Academy Athletics in Doha, Qatar.

In this episode, Alex discusses the Aspire Academy youth development model, the deficiencies of just using traditional strength & power training with more advanced athletes, programming eccentric & high intensity isometric training, and the minimal effective dose needed to maintain eccentric adaptations.

Historic Performance Podcast #94 - Mike Cantrell

Historic Performance Podcast #94 - Mike Cantrell

In the 94th episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Mike Cantrell. Mike is a performance consultant for Applied Integration Consulting & a faculty member for the Postural Restoration Institute (PRI).

In this episode, Mike Cantrell discusses the science behind PRI, why asymmetries exist in the human body, compensation patterns, and how to integrate PRI into performance.

Historic Performance Podcast #93 - Brett Uttley

Historic Performance Podcast #93 - Brett Uttley

In the 93rd episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Brett Uttley. Brett is the 1st Assistant Coach for Rio Grande Valley Toros Football Club of the United Soccer League. Rio Grande are the 2nd team of the Houston Dynamo in Major League Soccer.

In this episode, Brett Uttley discusses tactical periodization, player monitoring, and developing a weekly soccer microcycle.

Historic Performance Podcast #92 - Dr. Mark Russell

Historic Performance Podcast #92 - Dr. Mark Russell

In the 92nd episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Dr. Mark Russell. Dr. Russell is a Reader in Performance Nutrition & Applied Exercise Physiology at Leeds Trinity University. 

In this episode, Dr. Russell discusses nutritional ergogenic aids, physiological responses to carbohydrate ingestion in soccer players, and half-time strategies to enhance second-half performance in team sports.

Historic Performance Podcast #90 - Dr. Scott Robinson

Historic Performance Podcast #90 - Dr. Scott Robinson

In the 90th episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Dr. Scott Robinson. Dr. Robinson is an Exercise Physiologist and Performance Nutritionist at Guru Performance. 

In this episode, Dr. Robinson discusses fat metabolism, high performance nutrition, sport supplements, and thoughts regarding training with a reduced carbohydrate availability for intermittent sport athletes.

Historic Performance Podcast #88 - Adam Mattiussi

Historic Performance Podcast #88 - Adam Mattiussi

In the 88th episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Adam Mattiussi. Adam is the Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Royal Ballet Company & Royal Ballet School.

In this episode, Adam discusses a day in the life of a ballet soloist at the Royal Ballet Company, utilizing blood flow restriction during early stage rehabilitation, and physical preparation for performance dance.

Historic Performance Podcast #86 - Scott Salwasser

Historic Performance Podcast #86 - Scott Salwasser

In the 86th episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Scott Salwasser. Scott is the Director of Speed & Power Development at Texas Tech University, where he works exclusively with the football team.

In this episode, Scott discusses force-velocity profiling, individualizing sprint & jump programming, and preparing athletes for the Texas Tech 2017 Pro Day.

Historic Performance Podcast #85 - Matt Siniscalchi

Historic Performance Podcast #85 - Matt Siniscalchi

In the 85th episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Matt Siniscalchi. Matt is the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at the Philadelphia Union.

In this episode, Matt talks about the importance of athletic development for youth soccer players, the 4 athletic development pillars at the Philadelphia Union Academy, and why he is a proponent of gymnastics.

Historic Performance Podcast #83 - Joseph Aratari

Historic Performance Podcast #83 - Joseph Aratari

In the 83rd episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Joseph Aratari. Joseph is the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at Penfield High School & New York State Director for the National High School Strength Coaches Association.

In this episode, Joseph talks about building a high school strength & conditioning culture, his role as the NHSSCA New York State Director, and how he sees high school strength & conditioning growing in the Northeast.

Historic Performance Podcast #80 - Joshua Bonhotal

Historic Performance Podcast #80 - Joshua Bonhotal

In the 80th episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Joshua Bonhotal. Joshua is the Director of Performance for Men's Basketball and Diving at Purdue University.

In this episode, Joshua talks about his played-led coaching approach, the importance of language and mantras, conditioning for basketball, and how to search for internship opportunities.

Historic Performance Podcast #79 - Michael Macri

Historic Performance Podcast #79 - Michael Macri

In the 79th episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Michael Macri. Michael is the former sport scientist & head trainer at the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

In this episode, Michael talks about the high performance ecosystem, how to network as a strength & conditioning professional, how to contact organizations to visit them during continuing professional development visits, and marketing yourself as a strength & conditioning coach.

Historic Performance Podcast #78 - Darren Ritchie

Historic Performance Podcast #78 - Darren Ritchie

In the 78th episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Darren Ritchie. Darren is the Head of Coaching Development at Scottish Athletics.

In this episode, Darren talks about the creation of the Athletic Development & Physical Preparation Curriculum (ADPP), the influence of Kelvin Giles on the ADPP, the different stages within the ADPP, and future goals and aims at Scottish Athletics when it comes to youth athletic development.