60 episodes

The Strength House coaches Greg Robins and Tony Bonvechio discuss life, lifting and great beer. Tune in to learn valuable information from two experienced coaches and lifters that you can immediately apply to your own training and life. Come for the podcast, stay for the beer!

The Strength House Podcast Greg Robins and Tony Bonvechio

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 14 Ratings

The Strength House coaches Greg Robins and Tony Bonvechio discuss life, lifting and great beer. Tune in to learn valuable information from two experienced coaches and lifters that you can immediately apply to your own training and life. Come for the podcast, stay for the beer!

    Episode 62 - David Mann

    Episode 62 - David Mann

    On this episode of The Strength House Podcast, we have Vrije University Amsterdam professor David Mann, a world-renowned vision and perception expert. With a Bachelor's degree in optometry and a PhD in health and sports science, David has a unique perspective on the role of eye movement and perception in sports performance. We talk about:


    Visual strategies for baseball and softball players

    On-deck circle routines to prepare for your next at-bat

    Practical ways for athletes to improve vision

    And much more!


    Show Notes


    David's Twitter: @david_l_mann


    David's Research: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=k0IpVc0AAAAJ&hl=en


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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 61 - John Kiely

    Episode 61 - John Kiely

    On this episode of The Strength House Podcast, we have special guest John Kiely. A senior lecturer at the University of Lancashire, John is one of the world's foremost experts in motor learning and coordination. His extensive work with rugby and combat athletes, as well as his research on periodization and planning of training, gives him a unique perspective on how to balance the art and science of coaching.


    We chat with John about:


    The definition of coordination and what it means for coaches

    How to identify weaknesses in an athlete and adjust their training

    How to intelligently develop an athlete's physical and mental toughness

    The importance of getting athletes to believe in their training

    And much more


    Show Notes


    John's Twitter: @simplysportssci


    Understanding Stress and Adaptation (via HMMR Media)


    How Do You Feel? An Interoceptive Moment with Your Neurobiological Self by Bud Craig


    Periodization Theory: Confronting an Inconvenient Truth


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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 60 - Bart Hanegraaff

    Episode 60 - Bart Hanegraaff

    On this episode of The Strength House Podcast, Coach Nancy and Coach Greg sit down with motor learning and skill acquisition expert Bart Hanegraaff. Bart is the hitting coach for the Dutch baseball and softball nation teams, and after Greg saw him present at the Florida Baseball Ranch in 2019, we knew we had to have him on the podcast.


    We chat with Bart about:


    The importance of understanding attractors and fluctators

    How Bart uses a constraints-led approach to help his hitters succeed

    When and how to use blocked practice versus random practice

    And much more


    Show Notes


    Bart's Twitter: @BartHanegraaff


    Got questions or comments? Email us at thestrengthhousepodcast@gmail.com


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    More from The Strength House: http://thestrengthhouse.com

    • 47 min
    Episode 59 - Elena Bowman

    Episode 59 - Elena Bowman

    On this episode of The Strength House Podcast, we have special guest Elena Bowman, the Director of Softball Operations for HitTrax. A four-year standout player at Manhattan College, El specializes in helping softball programs utilize technology to improve their results. We talk about:


    How technology can facilitate learning

    Types of feedback and the science behind the effectiveness of each one

    Using game-like environments to create high action fidelity for better results

    And much more!


    Show Notes


    El's Instagram: @el_bow55


    EBX Softball Instagram: @ebx_softball


    HitTrax website: https://www.hittrax.com/


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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 58 - Justin Kompf

    Episode 58 - Justin Kompf

    On this episode of The Strength House Podcast, we have special guest Justin Kompf. Justin is a trainer at CLIENTEL3 in Boston and a PhD candidate in Exercise and Health Sciences at UMass Boston. Just like Coach Nancy, Justin also hails from SUNY Cortland where he got his undergrad degree and worked as a strength and conditioning coach.


    We talk about:


    Discriminative stimuli and how they can help with weight loss

    Brian Wansink's book, Mindless Eating

    The role of social networks in our ability to reach our fitness goals

    Self determination theory

    And much more!


    Show Notes


    Justin's website:http://justinmkompf.com/


    Justin's Instagram: @justinkompf


    Scout the Dog's Instagram: @scoutthecockah


    Got questions or comments? Email us at thestrengthhousepodcast@gmail.com


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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Episode 57 - Rachel Balkovec

    Episode 57 - Rachel Balkovec

    On this episode of The Strength House Podcast, we have special guest Rachel Balkovec, hitting coach for the New York Yankees. Rachel is the first woman to become a full-time hitting coach for a Major League Baseball organization and is a leading expert in skill acquisition and motor skill development. She has worked with the Dutch national baseball and softball programs, and coupled with her fellowship at Driveline Baseball and her strength and conditioning experience, Rachel understands the importance of helping athletes develop skills quickly and efficiently. 


    We talk about:


    Coaching with a constraints-led approach

    Fostering a motivating environment during training and practice

    Teaching athletes how to fail productively

    And much more!


    Show Notes


    Rachel's website: https://www.rachelbalkovec.com/


    Rachel's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rachel.balkovec/


    Got questions or comments? Email us at thestrengthhousepodcast@gmail.com


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    More from The Strength House: http://thestrengthhouse.com


     
     

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

mlkatc ,

Love this podcast 😍

Great to hear two fun guys with lots of knowledge sharing their experience and knowledge on the big 3 lifts and their love of craft beer. Hoping future episodes will include some stouts and porters, as well as, a future Big 3 seminar closer to Chicago. Cheers 🍻

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