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Just Kickin' It Podcast is a weekly soccer podcast that interviews players, coaches, strength coaches, fitness coaches, and anyone and everyone that has an impact on the modern game. This podcast is hosted by the Duquesne Men's and Women's Soccer assistant coaches, Josh Faga and Brian Shrum. Check out our website at JustKickinItPod.com and follow us on twitter at JustKickinItPod.

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Just Kickin' It Podcast is a weekly soccer podcast that interviews players, coaches, strength coaches, fitness coaches, and anyone and everyone that has an impact on the modern game. This podcast is hosted by the Duquesne Men's and Women's Soccer assistant coaches, Josh Faga and Brian Shrum. Check out our website at JustKickinItPod.com and follow us on twitter at JustKickinItPod.

    #153 - "In-Possession Coaching and being a Specialist Coach" with Aaron Danks (England U20's)

    #153 - "In-Possession Coaching and being a Specialist Coach" with Aaron Danks (England U20's)

    Aaron Danks is the Head of Specialist Coaching for the English FA.
    Previously, Aaron was the Lead Specialist coach for "In-Possession" characteristics of the England Youth National Team's. He now overseas the Lead Specialist Coaches for in-possession, out-of-possession, transition, and set pieces.
     

    • 1 hr 10 min
    #152 - Drowning in Data, Starving for Wisdom w/ Franco Impellizzeri

    #152 - Drowning in Data, Starving for Wisdom w/ Franco Impellizzeri

    Franco Impellizzerri is an Italian Sports Science researcher that works at UTS in Australia.
    Franco has challenged the work done by Tim Gabbett and the so-called "Acute:Chronic Workload Ratio".
    He is also THE researcher that validated the use of RPE (Ratings of Perceived Exertion) for use in soccer players.
    We discuss the current trend of sports coaches and teams adopting data metrics for the sake of keeping up with the jones's in lieu of critical thinking. Does the Emperor have no clothes?

    • 1 hr 48 min
    #151 - Nate Lie "Pragmatic Football: How he took Xavier University from a losing record to Champions"

    #151 - Nate Lie "Pragmatic Football: How he took Xavier University from a losing record to Champions"

    Nate Lie has been the head Women's Soccer Coach at Xavier University since 2017.
    He inherited a team that had failed to make a post-season appearance for the previous 3 seasons.
    In just 3 short years, Nate turned them into Champions of the uber-competitive BIG EAST Conference and led them to the NCAA Tournament for the 1st time ever.
    He tells us the story.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    #150 - Alex Hutchinson "Endure: Why some athletes quit and others keep going"

    #150 - Alex Hutchinson "Endure: Why some athletes quit and others keep going"

    Alex Hutchinson is the author of Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance.
    In this episode, we discuss Alex's book and the Philosophy, Science, and Art of endurance. What makes someone gas out in a UFC Fight? Why do teams look tired when trailing 2-0? Is it simply physiology, like VO2 Max? Is it psychology - mind over matter?
    We discuss these ideas in the context of soccer and possible implications for training design and match performance.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    S04 E10 - Robbie Church, Head Coach, Duke University Women's Soccer

    S04 E10 - Robbie Church, Head Coach, Duke University Women's Soccer

    Robbie Church has been the head coach at Duke University for the Women's Soccer team since 2001. He has led Duke to 3 NCAA College Cup Appearances and was named ACC Coach of the Year in 2017. All together, he has over 32 years of coaching experience.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    S04 E09 - Matt Price "In-Season Strength Training"

    S04 E09 - Matt Price "In-Season Strength Training"

    Matt Price is the Head Strength and Conditioning coach for the LA Kings of the NHL.

    • 53 min

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