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Pacey Performance Podcast #104 – Rob Harley

In this episode of the podcast I am speaking with Glasgow Warriors and Scotland flanker, Rob Harley. I have wanted for so long to get a professional athlete on the podcast to get their perspective on strength and conditioning and sports science and after speaking with Gordon Rennie who used to work at the Warriors, he […]

By |September 29th, 2016|Coaching, Podcast, Rugby, Sports Science, Strength & Conditioning|0 Comments

Pacey Performance Podcast #103 – Jeremy Sheppard (Part 2)

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to newly appointed Director of Performance Services at the Canadian Sports Institute, Jeremy Sheppard. This is Jeremy’s second outing on the podcast with his first coming back in episode 28 when he was working for Surfing Australia. Jeremy’s enthusiasm is infectious and it was […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #102 – Marco Cardinale

In episode 102 of the Pacey Performance Podcast I have the pleasure to speak with Head of Physiology at Aspire, Marco Cardinale. Marco has some amazing experiences from working with the British Olympic Committee in the build up to Beijing in 2008 and London 2012 to his current role at Aspire in Qatar.

Who is Marco […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #101 – Dave Tenney (Part 2)

In episode 101 of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to Performance Manager at the Seattle Sounders in the MLS, Dave Tenney. Dave first appeared on the podcast back in 2014 so it was great to get him on again and see how things have progressed at the Sounders. I visited Dave over in […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #100 – Dan Baker

Never in a million years did I think this podcast would get to episode #100, let alone be able to get the likes of Dan Baker to appear as a guest. I have been pestering Dan for a LONG time now and I was so pleased that we were able to line it up for […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #99 – Eamonn Flanagan

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to lead strength & conditioning coach at the Irish Institute of Sport, Eamonn Flanagan. Eamonn has become a leading figure in velocity based training as well as the use of RSI in the applied world. I was fortunate to meet Eamonn in Ireland earlier […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #98 – Special ‘Youth Football’ Edition

Almost 18 months after the last roundtable podcast I did, in this episode we have our third, the Special ‘Youth Football’ Edition featuring Paul Bower (Barnsley FC), Luke Jenkinson (Sheffield United FC) and Kevin Paxton (Leicester City FC). I loved the previous 2 roundtable podcast I did and have tried to line up a few more […]

By |August 18th, 2016|Coaching, Football, Podcast, Sports Science, Strength & Conditioning|0 Comments

Pacey Performance Podcast #97 – Richard Akenhead

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am chatting to football physiologist at ASPETAR in Qatar, Richard Akenhead. Richard’s name often gets brought up when chatting about GPS and load monitoring when I am out and about in my day job. There seems to be a lot of skepticism still around the use of […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #96 – Alek Gross

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to Head of Sports Science at Southampton Football Club, Alek Gross. Alek has been on my hit list for a while now and with the football off-season I was able to stalk him and get him on for a chat. Alek has an interesting […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #95 – Phil Coles

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I have the great pleasure of speaking with Director of Medical Services at the San Antonio Spurs, Phil Coles. Phil’s CV includes Liverpool Football Club, Newcastle Knights and the Socceroos (Australian national soccer team). After reading Phil’s recent article on the role of the High Performance Unit […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #94 – Damian Hughes

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking with professor of organisational psychology and change at Manchester Metropolitan University, Damian Hughes. Damian is also an acclaimed author and was a recent keynote speaker at the Catapult Summit at Twickenham. I actually read Damian’s book Liquid Thinking back in 2012 and it made […]

By |July 21st, 2016|Philosophy, Podcast, Sports Psychology|0 Comments

Pacey Performance Podcast #93 – Nick Winkelman

In episode 93 of the Pacey Performance Podcast I have the pleasure of speaking with the newly appointed Head of Performance & Science at the IRFU, Nick Winkelman. Nick is a world renowned coach, especially in the area of coaching science so it great to add him to the list of world class guests who […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #92 – Jess Spendlove

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking with Athletic Performance Dietitian at the GWS Giants and Cronulla Sharks, Jess Spendlove. In this episode we get really practical with nutrition and how Jess creates processes for the athletes she works with. It was great to get Jess on as the first to […]

By |July 7th, 2016|Nutrition, Podcast|0 Comments

Pacey Performance Podcast #91 – Tim Suchomel

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to Assistant Professor at East Stroudsburg University, Tim Suchomel. Tim is an expert when it comes to Olympic lifting and their derivatives which was great as we haven’t discussed Oly lifting at length on the show before. Tim goes into great detail and I know […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #90 – Allistair McCaw (Part 2)

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking with performance coach, speaker and now AUTHOR, Allistair McCaw. Allistair appeared in episode 68 of the podcast and we chatted about the release of his new book and promised to get him back on when it was done, its now its out. Without just […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #89 – Darcy Norman

In episode #89 of the Pacey Performance podcast I have the unbelievable pleasure of speaking to Director of Performance at AS Roma, Darcy Norman. As a former employee of Bayern Munich and the German national team, when they won the world cup in 2014, Darcy has an incredible CV and highly respected. A massive thank […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #88 – Phil Wagner

In episode #88 of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to owner of Sparta Science, Phil Wagner. Sparta are making a big impact in the U.S and are starting to work with a number of rugby teams in the English Premiership and you may remember them being talked about a lot in the episode […]

By |June 9th, 2016|Podcast, Sports Science, Strength & Conditioning|0 Comments

Pacey Performance Podcast #87 – Dan Pfaff

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to Head Coach at Altis, Dan Pfaff. I know Dan is a SUPER busy guy and it was great to speak to someone of his experience. I reached out on Twitter to get some questions off listeners for Dan, so thank you to all […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #86 – Angus Mugford

In episode 86 of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to Director of Performance at the Toronto Blue Jays, Angus Mugford. Formerly of the IMG Academy in Florida, Angus is a psychologist by trade and is current President of the Association of Sports Psychology. It was great to chat with Angus who heads up […]

Pacey Performance Podcast #85 – Pete Atkinson

In episode I am speaking with Lead S&C Coach for the English Cricket Board, Pete Atkinson. Pete has vast experience working in rugby at Leicester Tigers through one of their most successful periods in history as well as the English Institute of Sport and now with the ECB.

In this episode you will learn –

Who is […]