35 episodes

Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…
This entertaining podcast explores:
• The science behind the world’s best athletes.
• Current issues and events in the world of sport.
• How to master the art and science of coaching.
Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events affecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.
Though anyone is welcome to join us on this enjoyable journey, this podcast is primarily for:
• S&C coaches/sports scientists
• Physiotherapists
• Nutritionists/Dieticians
• Physical education teachers
• Sports enthusiasts
• Knowledge-seeking athletes
If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

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Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…
This entertaining podcast explores:
• The science behind the world’s best athletes.
• Current issues and events in the world of sport.
• How to master the art and science of coaching.
Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events affecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.
Though anyone is welcome to join us on this enjoyable journey, this podcast is primarily for:
• S&C coaches/sports scientists
• Physiotherapists
• Nutritionists/Dieticians
• Physical education teachers
• Sports enthusiasts
• Knowledge-seeking athletes
If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

    Personalise Your Caffeine Performance Plan

    Personalise Your Caffeine Performance Plan

    In episode 35, Craig Pickering, Athlete Pathway Manager at Athletics Australia, joins us.


    Specifically Craig will be looking at:



    What is caffeine
    What are the pros and cons of it's use
    Creating your own personal caffeine performance plan


    About Craig


    "Craig Pickering is a former Olympic athlete, having competed in the 100m and 4x100m at the Beijing Olympics. In 2012, he switched to bobsleigh, and was selected for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Following injury-enforced retirement, he was Head of Sports Science at DNAfit, and is currently Athlete Pathways Manager at Athletics Australia. "


    Twitter: Craig100m
    Instagram: Craig100m


    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Craig_Pickering2/research


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    • 18 min
    Imperative For Coaches: Fine Tune Your B******t-Meter

    Imperative For Coaches: Fine Tune Your B******t-Meter

    In episode 34, Daniel Kadlec, S&C Coach and PhD researcher at Edith Cowan University, joins us.


    Specifically Daniel will be looking at:



    Importance of critical analysis
    Example of failures to analyse
    Questions you need to ask
    Applying research to practice


    About Daniel


    "Daniel Kadlec is currently the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for Softball Western Australia. He is also Head of S&C for Claremont WFC in collaboration with Edith Cowen University, while completing a Ph.D. in sport science sponsored by VLAD Performance. He previously served as an S&C coach in a private facility (PlusD Sports) in Solingen, Germany, for seven years. He has worked with various teams, including professional handball, Germany womens rugby 7s, and centralised women's Judo athletes. "


    Instagram: coach_dk
    Twitter @DanielKadlec


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    • 23 min
    Elite Secrets Behind Peak Height Velocity Application

    Elite Secrets Behind Peak Height Velocity Application

    In episode 33, Adam Veli, High-Performance Manager for the AFLW, VIC and National Talent Umpires in the AFL, joins us.


    Specifically Adam will be looking at:



    Importance of PHV
    Using data to impact training
    Practical examples


    About Adam


    "Adam Veli is currently the High-Performance Manager for the AFLW, VIC and National Talent Umpires in the AFL, and is also the Rehabilitation Coordinator at Maribyrnong College within their Sports Academy Program, whilst operating his own junior athletic development program, AV High-Performance Academy. Adam has a strong interest in youth long-term athlete development, leadership and well-being."


    Contact him on: adamjveli@gmail.com


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    FLEX by GymAware


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    • 26 min
    Unlock Untapped Athletic Potential With Olympic Lifting Derivatives

    Unlock Untapped Athletic Potential With Olympic Lifting Derivatives

    In episode 32, Tim Suchomel, assistant professor of exercise science and program director for the sport physiology and performance coaching master's program at Carroll University (USA), joins us.


    Specifically Tim will be looking at:



    What are Olympic weightlifting derivatives
    Physiological advantages & disadvantages
    Programming derivatives for performance


    About Tim


    "Dr. Tim Suchomel is an assistant professor of exercise science and program director for the sport physiology and performance coaching master's program at Carroll University (USA). In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Tim serves as a human performance coach and spearheads the athlete monitoring program. Tim has published over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles on topics including strength and power development, weightlifting movements and their derivatives, and athlete monitoring. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist with distinction (CSCS*D) and registered strength and conditioning coach (RSCC) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association."


    Twitter: @DrTSuchomel
    Instagram: @DrTSuchomel
    ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Timothy_Suchomel


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    FLEX by GymAware


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    Hawkin Dynamics


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    • 22 min
    Get Game Changing Power With The Reactive Strength Index

    Get Game Changing Power With The Reactive Strength Index

    In episode 31, Elliott Richardson,


    Specifically Elliott will be looking at:



    What RSI is
    How to measure RSI
    Practical program optimisation using RSI data


    About Elliott


    "Elliott Richardson is a Strength and Conditioning Coach with a passion for a high performance approach to solving problems. Currently he works in a civilian role with the Canadian Armed Forces. Previously he was was the Head S&C Coach and Manager, Sports Performance at Acadia University (Nova Scotia, Canada). He holds an MSc. Strength & Conditioning (with distinction) from St. Mary’s University – Twickenham, London. He is a former professional athlete, having spent three years in the Canadian Football League."


    Website: www.elliottrichardson.com
    Twitter: @ERichStrength
    Instagram: @e.rich.strength
    e-mail: elliott.richardson5@gmail.com


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    🙏🏽 Thank you to our sponsors

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    FLEX by GymAware


    Find out why VBT is such a powerful training method and what separates FLEX from the competition via the link below.


    https://bit.ly/FLEX-gymaware


    Hawkin Dynamics


    To learn more about force plates and Hawkin Dynamics, check out their blog which is full of educational and practical blog posts.


    https://bit.ly/hawkin-dynamics

    • 27 min
    How Strong Is Strong Enough?

    How Strong Is Strong Enough?

    In episode 30, Kris Robertson, Strength & Conditioning Coach at Rugby Canada joins us.


    Specifically Kris will be looking at:



    The importance refocusing efforts in S&C training
    Measuring key KPIs
    Making the decision that an athlete is strong enough
    Changes to training based on that decision


    About Kris


    "Kris Robertson is a Strength and Conditioning Coach with Rugby Canada. Kris is responsible for the physical development of the Senior Women’s National 15’s, as well as the Women’s Rugby Canada Development Academy in Ontario. Kris is a former professional athlete of the Canadian Football League (CFL) being drafted by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 11th overall in the 2013 draft, unfortunately he suffered a knee injury that cut his professional aspirations short. Since then Kris has been Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL. Kris has worked with athletes from a broad spectrum of sports such as swimming, hockey, basketball, judo, and soccer, Kris is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) and is currently in progress of completing his Master's of Exercise Science at Edith Cowan University. "


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    FLEX by GymAware


    Find out why VBT is such a powerful training method and what separates FLEX from the competition via the link below.


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    Hawkin Dynamics


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    • 21 min

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