5 episodes

The ProSwimWorkouts Podcast is hosted & produced by Coach Robby Cox of the Off the Blocks Swimming Podcast.

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The ProSwimWorkouts Podcast is hosted & produced by Coach Robby Cox of the Off the Blocks Swimming Podcast.

    PSW Podcast – Episode 3 – Andrew Sheaff – Part 3

    PSW Podcast – Episode 3 – Andrew Sheaff – Part 3

    In this Podcast series we talk to expert and longtime Coach Andrew Sheaff about the importance of skill development, what skills matter most, and the application of those skills in the competitive arena to produce fast swimming. You will also hear about his recent published book titled “A Constraints-led Approach to Swim Coaching” and how you can apply those methods in your own day-to-day coaching with your athletes.
    Full show notes on ProSwimWorkouts at https://b.link/psw-pod-ep3p3
     
    Timeline
    – 00:27 Welcome– 02:30 Course Introduction by Coach Andrew– 04:40 Nico sharing his overall experience about working with Andrew– 08:00 Andrew and Nico discussing the start of their 6 week learning path– 10:30 How to integrate skills work into your daily coaching?– 14:20 How to write better sets and adapt skills for different levels while training hard?– 20:10 How to plan and implement skills development in your team’s season?– 24:35 Nico summarizing his 6 week learning experience– 27:55 Additional take-aways– 31:00 How to find out more about skills development and work with Coach Andrew– 32:30 Closing

    • 33 min
    PSW Podcast – Episode 3 – Andrew Sheaff – Part 2

    PSW Podcast – Episode 3 – Andrew Sheaff – Part 2

    In this Podcast series we talk to expert and longtime Coach Andrew Sheaff about the importance of skill development, what skills matter most, and the application of those skills in the competitive arena to produce fast swimming. You will also hear about his recent published book titled “A Constraints-led Approach to Swim Coaching” and how you can apply those methods in your own day-to-day coaching with your athletes.
    Full show notes on ProSwimWorkouts at https://b.link/psw-pod-ep3p2
     
    Timeline
    - 00:25 Welcome- 01:08 Introduction to the book- 02:18 What is the “Constraints-led Approach”?- 03:15 Why did Andrew decide to use the “Constraints-let Approach” in his own coaching- 06:45 Basic ideas explained with tasks and related constraints- 09:30 Specific examples and how to influence skills- 13:00 How is the book structured and what content can coaches find inside?- 17:25 How to move from the book to the pool deck and use it in your coaching?- 18:55 Closing and introduction to the last part of the discussion with Andrew

    • 20 min
    PSW Podcast – Episode 3 – Andrew Sheaff - Part 1

    PSW Podcast – Episode 3 – Andrew Sheaff - Part 1

    In this Podcast series we talk to expert and longtime Coach Andrew Sheaff about the importance of skill development, what skills matter most, and the application of those skills in the competitive arena to produce fast swimming. You will also hear about his recent published book titled “A Constraints-led Approach to Swim Coaching” and how you can apply those methods in your own day-to-day coaching with your athletes.
    Full show notes on ProSwimWorkouts at https://b.link/psw-pod-ep3p1
     
    Timeline
    – 00:27 Welcome– 00:50 Andrew Sheaff introduces himself– 02:40 Andrew’s experience as an athlete– 04:40 First steps into coaching– 07:00 Stepping outside the swim coaching bubble– 09:10 Does a high-level athlete make a better coach?– 11:55 How to progress in your coaching career– 14:30 Important Skills & Recommendations for swim coaches– 18:00 Closing

    • 18 min
    Episode 2 - Richard Sleight (St Peters Western Swim Club)

    Episode 2 - Richard Sleight (St Peters Western Swim Club)

    Richard Sleight is in the spotlight during this second episode of the PSW Podcast. Host Robby Cox continues the discussion on long term athlete development (LTAD) and touches on professional development (PD) while discussing Coach Richard’s career path.
    Through the first half of the episode, Coach Richard gives his views and opinions on the different stages of the development process for age group athletes by providing a real life example with the training of Sam Short at Albany Creek Swim Club and detailing his training cycle with insights into a full week of training.
    Full show notes on ProSwimWorkouts at https://bit.ly/psw-pod-ep2

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Episode 1 - Barry Prime (Swimming Queensland)

    Episode 1 - Barry Prime (Swimming Queensland)

    During this first episode of the PSW Podcast, our host Robby Cox welcomes Barry Prime, a Coach & Club Development Officer for Swimming Queensland, to mainly discuss long term athlete development among other things.
    Barry's coaching career spans over 40 years at all levels of the sport and is now working to engage with clubs and the community in Queensland to help them developing the next generation of world-class swimmers in Australia. He is a young spirit at heart and continues to roam around pool decks without a walking stick.
    Full show notes on ProSwimWorkouts at https://bit.ly/psw-pod-ep1

    • 55 min

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