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.

Prior to the Royal Ballet Company & Royal Ballet School, Adam worked in both rugby and rowing. He began his studies at St Mary's University in 2010 where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Strength and Conditioning Science. Following the completion of his bachelor's degree, he obtained a post Graduate Degree in Sports Rehabilitation in 2014 from St. Mary's while simultaneously working as a Graduate Assistant at St Mary's University.

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.

Overview of Podcast Episode

Here is a brief outline of what we covered in the show - 

  • Adam's Background + Current Role
  • Overview of Royal Ballet Company & Royal Ballet School
  • Healthcare suite structure
  • Adam's daily schedule & responsibilities 
  • Blood Flow Restriction during early stage rehabilitation 
  • Case Study: S&C Periodization with Royal Ballet principal 
  • What is next for physical preparation at the Royal Ballet Company
  • Getting to know Adam Mattiussi
    • Favorite S&C Book
    • Favorite Fictional Book
    • Best piece of advice given them him by a mentor
  • How to contact?

Connect with Adam

E-mail: Adam Mattiussi

Twitter: @AdamMattiussi

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