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Welcome to the “AFL Performance Tips for Strength & Conditioning Coaches & Footballers" your go-to resource for invaluable insights into the world of elite sports. We're here to empower footballers and high-performance staff with the knowledge and expertise needed to excel in the AFL arena. Prepare to take your game to the next level with our expert guidance.

In this podcast, we tackle a range of burning questions often asked by those striving for excellence in the AFL. From understanding the distance AFL players cover and their training regimen to breaking into elite sports as a strength & conditioning coach and exploring pathways to the AFL, we've got you covered.

Every Monday, we release a new episode that provides updates on upcoming live interviews and fresh insights from AFL players, senior coaches, sports psychologists, strength and conditioning coaches, sports dietitians, and other leading figures in the industry. These experts share their career journeys, success stories, and practical tips for athletes and high-performance staff alike.

Don't miss our weekly live conversations on the Prepare Like a Pro YouTube channel, where you can watch these discussions and get notified about new content. For more resources, freebies, and blog posts, join our newsletter, and stay connected with us on Instagram. Your feedback matters, so let Jack know how we can make our podcasts even better and suggest the topics you'd like us to cover next.

To explore the wealth of information we offer, visit our website at https://preparelikeapro.com/, and if you're ready to take your training to the next level, join our academy membership at https://preparelikeaproacademy.com.au/. Get ready to prepare like a pro and unlock your full potential in the world of AFL high performance! Also don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/@PrepareLikeAPro to get more high performance value!

AFL Performance Tips for Strength & Conditioning Coaches & Footballers Prepare Like a Pro with Jack Mclean

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 86 Ratings

Welcome to the “AFL Performance Tips for Strength & Conditioning Coaches & Footballers" your go-to resource for invaluable insights into the world of elite sports. We're here to empower footballers and high-performance staff with the knowledge and expertise needed to excel in the AFL arena. Prepare to take your game to the next level with our expert guidance.

In this podcast, we tackle a range of burning questions often asked by those striving for excellence in the AFL. From understanding the distance AFL players cover and their training regimen to breaking into elite sports as a strength & conditioning coach and exploring pathways to the AFL, we've got you covered.

Every Monday, we release a new episode that provides updates on upcoming live interviews and fresh insights from AFL players, senior coaches, sports psychologists, strength and conditioning coaches, sports dietitians, and other leading figures in the industry. These experts share their career journeys, success stories, and practical tips for athletes and high-performance staff alike.

Don't miss our weekly live conversations on the Prepare Like a Pro YouTube channel, where you can watch these discussions and get notified about new content. For more resources, freebies, and blog posts, join our newsletter, and stay connected with us on Instagram. Your feedback matters, so let Jack know how we can make our podcasts even better and suggest the topics you'd like us to cover next.

To explore the wealth of information we offer, visit our website at https://preparelikeapro.com/, and if you're ready to take your training to the next level, join our academy membership at https://preparelikeaproacademy.com.au/. Get ready to prepare like a pro and unlock your full potential in the world of AFL high performance! Also don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/@PrepareLikeAPro to get more high performance value!

    #120 - Your Kid's Path to AFL Football Greatness- 5 Core Techniques

    #120 - Your Kid's Path to AFL Football Greatness- 5 Core Techniques

    Highlights from the episode:
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    - Mastering technique
    - Developing healthy habits
    - Balancing training and academics
    - Building resilience and growth mindset
    - Ensuring rest and recovery

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    • 19 min
    #bitesize - Optimize Your AFL Game Prep and Recovery

    #bitesize - Optimize Your AFL Game Prep and Recovery

    Highlights from the episode:

    - DeFranco Limber 11 adaptation for footballers
    - Detailed mobility routine
    - Importance of breathwork while mobilizing
    - Warm-up before a game
    - Cooldown after a game

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    Show notes: https://preparelikeapro.com/optimize-your-afl-game-prep-and-recovery/

    Are you ready to enhance your game? Our program is designed to propel footballers, like yourself, towards greater fitness, speed, and strength, ensuring you’re fully prepared to dominate on the field!

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    Don't miss this opportunity to take your speed to the next level. Act fast and start your journey towards becoming the fastest player on game day!

    • 9 min
    #119 - 10 LinkedIn Secrets Every Strength & Conditioning Coach Should Know

    #119 - 10 LinkedIn Secrets Every Strength & Conditioning Coach Should Know

    Highlights from the episode:
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    - The Importance of LinkedIn for Coaches
    - Crafting a Strong Headline
    - Setting Up Your Social Selling Index (SSI)
    - Writing a Compelling Summary
    - Detailing Roles and Achievements
    - Regularly Posting Content

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    Are you ready to enhance your coaching? Uncover the strategies to build a thriving online platform, liberating yourself from the time-for-money constraints while pursuing a career as an AFL S&C coach.

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    • 18 min
    #315 - Sophia Nimphius Beyond the Field - ACL Prevention in Elite Football

    #315 - Sophia Nimphius Beyond the Field - ACL Prevention in Elite Football

    Highlights from the episode:

    - Common causes of ACL injuries
    - Factors that put you in high risk of ACL Injuries
    - How to mitigate ACL Injuries for young athletes
    - Where to fit deep knee flexion based work in your training week
    - Monitoring ACL strain

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    Show notes: https://preparelikeapro.com/acl-injuries-elite-football/

    Are you ready to enhance your coaching? Uncover the strategies to build a thriving online platform, liberating yourself from the time-for-money constraints while pursuing a career as an AFL S&C coach.

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    #bitesize - Applying Sports Science and Evidence-Based Research in Practice

    #bitesize - Applying Sports Science and Evidence-Based Research in Practice

    Highlights from the episode:

    - Essential factors when integrating new research into your practice
    - Effective research studies applicable for coaches
    - Key metrics to use in small-sided games
    - Vital principles for peak physical performance in AFL athletes
    - Areas for sports scientists to maximize impact in professional sports clubs

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    Show notes: https://preparelikeapro.com/applying-sports-science-and-evidence-based-research-in-practice/

    Are you ready to enhance your coaching? Uncover the strategies to build a thriving online platform, liberating yourself from the time-for-money constraints while pursuing a career as an AFL S&C coach.

    Book a FREE coaches discovery call
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    • 10 min
    #117 - Peak AFL Performance - The 4 Crucial Fitness Elements You Can't Ignore!

    #117 - Peak AFL Performance - The 4 Crucial Fitness Elements You Can't Ignore!

    Highlights from the episode:
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    - Addressing Confidence and Consistency Issues
    - Strength Training for Footballers
    - Endurance Training Insights
    - Enhancing Agility and Game Speed
    - Importance of Recovery

    Have feedback on the show? We would love to hear from you. send us your feedback, and tell us what you love and think could be better. And, if you’re enjoying the show, please leave us a review.

    Feedback: https://preparelikeapro.com/contact/
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    Show notes: https://preparelikeapro.com/peak-afl-performance-the-4-crucial-fitness-elements-you-cant-ignore/
    ‎‎
    Are you ready to enhance your game? Our program is designed to propel footballers, like yourself, towards greater fitness, speed, and strength, ensuring you’re fully prepared to dominate on the field!

    Book a FREE footballer discovery call
    https://calendly.com/plp2/15min

    🚀 Ready to level up your gaming skills in record time? Join our exclusive Game Speed Coaching Program today! With personalized coaching, you'll unlock your full potential and dominate the competition.

    🕒 But hurry – we're only accepting 10 participants for this round! Secure your spot now before they're all gone!
    Click here to join and reserve your spot: https://bit.ly/game-speed-coaching-program

    Don't miss this opportunity to take your speed to the next level. Act fast and start your journey towards becoming the fastest player on game day!

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
86 Ratings

86 Ratings

Awesome man nwo ,

Amazing podcast

Fantastic insight into different aspects of working in a high performance environment for a young coach such as myself. Amazing work Jack!

Kostya Tamburrino ,

Great insight

These podcasts really teach about training and how to traing properly for strength and conditioning.

will.2006 ,

great podcast!!

best strength and conditioning coach out, knows exactly what he’s talking about and cares deeply about his clients, definitely recommend.

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