Josh is one of the most enthusiastic and fun S&C coaches I have ever trained under. Listen in as we talk about blending technical coaching with play, why the first fifteen minutes of the session should be dominated, and how to encourage flow states on the field by producing healthy players in the gym.
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Introduction and where Josh’s love for sports came from during childhood
Josh’s thoughts on specialising in sport too early and the detrimental effects it has on children’s physicality
Children perceiving enthusiasm over technical knowledge
Why Josh thinks the coach should dominate the first 15 minutes of any training session and how
What S&C is actually for, in terms of the practicing and competitive athlete
Why Josh was drawn towards playing rugby and how inspirational one of his coaches was
Skateboarding, learning to fall and how trick-based sports are contrasted against team sports, ball sports, etc.
How to Fall – Braille Skateboarding
Breaking down Josh’s education through university, how it prepared him to be a coach and where it fell short
Some of the vital educational components that Josh looks for when hiring new S&C coaches
How Josh coaches his team of staff on being better communicators
Internships and voluntary work for new coaches – yes or no?
Josh’s Lacrosse training programme
Josh’s top coaching influences
Wayne Gretzky (Ice Hockey)
Jordan Hall (Lacrosse)
Justin Marshall (Rugby)
George Gregan (Rugby)
Joost Van Der Westhuizen (Rugby)
Matt Dawson (Rugby)
Nathan Hirayama (Rugby)
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