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Just Kickin' It Podcast is a soccer podcast that interviews players, coaches, strength coaches, fitness coaches, and anyone and everyone that has an impact on the modern game.

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Just Kickin' It Podcast is a soccer podcast that interviews players, coaches, strength coaches, fitness coaches, and anyone and everyone that has an impact on the modern game.

    Physical Preparation following a pandemic

    Physical Preparation following a pandemic

    Dr. Mike Young the founder and owner of the premier sport science research & training facility Athletic Lab, located in North Carolina. Dr. Young is a world-renowned physical preparation coach working with various sports. He currently works with the North Carolina Courage, in the women's professional soccer league. In this episode, Dr. Young and I spoke about principles revolving around returning to soccer after a pandemic.

    • 53 min
    Objective Football Coaching

    Objective Football Coaching

    Consciously improve your coaching.
    An Objective Framework to theorize your coaching.
    Why other professions have objective frameworks.
    Theorizing Louis van Gaal
    Recommendations to avoid the virtual tsunami

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Dr. John Cone

    Dr. John Cone

    n today's conversation with Dr. John Cone, we discuss the science behind the methods. Topics such as:

    Signal vs Noise

    Objective and Subjective criteria

    Return to Play considerations using science to guide decision making.

    Physical Preparation

    Isolation and Game Experience the differences, and prescribing when you have to use them. 

    • 52 min
    #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

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