DSF Coaching Conversations
Exploring Mindset, Culture and Coaching - Season 1 Highlights

Exploring Mindset, Culture and Coaching - Season 1 Highlights

May 10, 2019

➡️What fuels the success of teams and individuals?

➡️What lessons can we learn from our guests to improve our own performance and wellbeing?

 

I’m Duncan Foster, a performance coach and business consultant specializing in Sport Psychology and Sport Science. In this podcast, I speak to leading professionals from the sporting world to find out their insight into the questions outlined above. 

 

In this episode we’ve put together all of the best bits from season 1, bringing together the insights of our 12 guests from a variety of sporting perspectives. As we’ve progressed through the series we’ve seen three core themes that have emerged from our guests’ experiences, and we’ll be exploring what they are and the benefits they provide, while hearing the best skills and techniques from the experts themselves.

 

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We’re already lining up more fantastic guests to talk to in season 2 of the podcast, so follow us on any of our social channels for the latest news and releases.

 

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Se1 Ep 12 Dan Buchanan - Director and Soft Tissue Therapist at GoPerform

Se1 Ep 12 Dan Buchanan - Director and Soft Tissue Therapist at GoPerform

April 30, 2019

How do you launch and grow a Performance and sport medicine community with people from all walks of life? What makes that community special, and what characteristics of the staff help cultivate that culture?

 

Hello and Welcome to DSF Coaching Conversations Episode 012 with Dan Buchanan – Director and Soft Tissue Therapist at GoPerform in Reading.

If you enjoy this episode, you can check out previous episodes with Marcus Brown and Tom Dent

 

In this episode we discuss:

➡️The approach and personality of the GoPerform staff

➡️The culture, environment and community that has grown organically in the first 18 months of being open

➡️Lastly, the plans for the future of GoPerform as it’s community continues to grow

 

This is the final guest conversation of series 1 of the podcast. Next week, I will be publishing a bonus episode, number 13 as a highlights episode for the first series – which is exciting.

As always, please subscribe on Apple podcasts and follow on Spotify, and leave a review so we can grow and improve the podcast

 

GoPerform can be found on Instagram (@goperform), Twitter (@goperformuk) and Facebook (@GoPerformReading)

Find out more about the Sport Medicine and Performance Conference at GoPerform in May here

 

 

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Se1 Ep 11 Marcus Brown - Father, Runner, and trying to be his best self

Se1 Ep 11 Marcus Brown - Father, Runner, and trying to be his best self

April 23, 2019

How do you overcome the inevitable challenges and ‘win the ugly’ moments when training and competing in Marathon events with a full-time role and young child?

 

Hello and Welcome to DSF Coaching Conversations Episode 011 with Marcus Brown – a father, a runner and trying to be his best self.

 

If you enjoy this episode, you can check out previous episodes with Stephen England and Tom Dent

 

In this episode we discuss:

➡️What happens to your mindset when you aim for a goal that is a stretch compared to where you are currently at?

➡️How to prepare as best you can mentally for a marathon, so when the challenging moments arrive you know how to best overcome them

➡️How important your training is to build that mental resilience, and how to come to accept that you won’t enjoy it all and it won’t be perfect

 

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Marcus can be followed at marathonmarcus.com and on Instagram (@themarathonmarcus)

 

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Se1 Ep10 Tom Dent - Head Coach G19/B Lag - F.K Bodø/Glimt (Norway)

Se1 Ep10 Tom Dent - Head Coach G19/B Lag - F.K Bodø/Glimt (Norway)

April 16, 2019

What does it take to coach in a foreign country? How do you get your ideas across and connect with the athletes and staff in this situation?

 

Welcome to DSF Coaching Conversations Episode 010 with Tom Dent – coaching in Norway as the equivalent of Lead Professional Phase Coach for the U17s – U21s in England

 

If you enjoy this episode, you can check out previous episodes with Ellie Wilson and Charlie Ashford 

 

In this episode we discuss:

➡️How Tom adapted to the culture in his first year coaching in Norway

➡️How in recent years Tom has focused more on his mindset and the rewards that is bringing

➡️The lessons learnt from recently completing his UEFA A License

 

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Tom can be followed on Twitter (@denty24)

 

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Se1 Ep9 Ellie Wilson - Footballer at London Bees

Se1 Ep9 Ellie Wilson - Footballer at London Bees

April 9, 2019

When it is you vs you, how do you ensure that you win and keep moving forwards towards your goals?

 

Hello and Welcome to DSF Coaching Conversations Episode 009 with Ellie Wilson, footballer with London Bees.

 

If you enjoy this episode, you can check out previous episodes with Charlie Ashford and Scott Hann.

 

In this episode we discuss:

➡️How to be disciplined and motivated to train like a full-time athlete while playing for a part-time club

➡️How to overcome adversity and continually reflect and build on your experiences in your career to perform at your best and keep striving for more

➡️What makes successful teams and how do you deal with the pressure of being at the top going for promotion?

 

Ellie can be followed on Twitter (@elliej_wilson) and Instagram (@elliej_wilson_)

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Se1 Ep8 Charlie Ashford - Director of Performance Nutrition at The University of North Texas

Se1 Ep8 Charlie Ashford - Director of Performance Nutrition at The University of North Texas

April 2, 2019

How do you fuel over 350 athletes and establish great nutrition habits as they perform and recover at home and on the road?

Welcome to DSF Coaching Conversations Series 1 Episode 8 with Charlie Ashford, Director of Performance Nutrition at the University of North Texas.

 

If you enjoy this episode, you can check out previous episodes with Scott Hann and Greg Adamson.

 

In this episode we hear about:

➡️Charlie’s approach to education and empowerment of nutritional principles with both the athletes he sees face to face on a daily basis, and also for the athletes on other teams at the university

➡️The creativity and autonomy that is essential to establishing great nutrition habits and discipline with the athletes 

➡️The importance of seeing the bigger picture, for the athlete and for yourself as a practitioner.

 

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Link to article mentioned in the episode: Charlie Ashford: Texas Tales

Charlie can be followed on Twitter (@cashfordunt), Instagram (@cashford123) and LinkedIn (Charles Ashford)

 

 

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Se1 Ep7 Scott Hann - Director of Coaching South Essex Gymnastics Club

Se1 Ep7 Scott Hann - Director of Coaching South Essex Gymnastics Club

March 26, 2019

How do you ensure success breed success and what experiences can you share from coaching over 40 medalists in gymnastics?

DSF Coaching Conversations Ep 007 is with Scott Hann, Director of Coaching at South Essex Gymnastics Club, and personal coach to international gymnasts Max Whitlock, Brinn Bevan, Reiss Beckford, Jay Thompson and Tommy Nicolaou.

If you enjoy this episode, you can check out previous episodes with Greg Adamson and Jon Alty

 

In this episode we hear about:

➡️Scott's coaching and communication style, and how he builds a relationship with each gymnast to cultivate a mutual respect.

➡️How he creates an environment at the club for learning, growth and success for both the gymnasts and the coaches

➡️How Scott has been legacy planning for years in advance for the club.

 

Scott can be followed on Twitter (@hannzed) and Instagram (@scotthann)

 

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Enjoy! 

 

 

 

Se1 Ep6 Greg Adamson Assistant Performance Director at the University of Tennessee

Se1 Ep6 Greg Adamson Assistant Performance Director at the University of Tennessee

March 19, 2019

How do you connect with many athletes from different sports, different background, and empower them to develop and grow to achieve their best?

 

Welcome to DSF Coaching Conversations Episode 6 with Greg Adamson, Assistant Performance Director at The University of Tennessee.

 

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If you enjoy this episode, you will want to check out the episodes with Jon Alty and Forrest Lasso.

 

In this episode we hear about:

➡️Greg’s coaching philosophy, how that has evolved over his years coaching, and how he learns from each athlete that he works with

➡️His athlete first mentality combined with a winning mindset to connect with each athlete, in order to love tough and push them to their best

➡️How Greg manages his long hours and intense schedule so he can be the best he can be at home and with the athletes.

 

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Se1 Ep5 Jon Alty - England U21s Physiotherapist

Se1 Ep5 Jon Alty - England U21s Physiotherapist

March 12, 2019

DSF Coaching Conversations Episode 005 is with Jon Alty who is a Physiotherapist working with England U21s. Jon was a part of the support staff as the England U20s won the World Cup in 2017 and has now moved up with the group. 

If you enjoy this episode check out the episodes with Forrest Lasso and Stephen England.

 

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In this episode we discuss:

 

➡️Jon's experiences in football, cricket and synchronised swimming as he has learnt how to adapt his delivery and communication style based upon the athletes that are in front of him

➡️How he learns about the athlete’s personality and motivating drivers in order to build a relationship and connect with them on a human level, to get the coveted ‘buy in’ from the athletes

➡️The importance of self-management, and creating an environment of trust, value and challenge as everyone in the team drives each other forwards

 

Jon can be followed on twitter (@jonalts)

 

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Se1 Ep4 Forrest Lasso - Professional Soccer Player with FC Cincinnati

Se1 Ep4 Forrest Lasso - Professional Soccer Player with FC Cincinnati

March 5, 2019

DSF Coaching Conversations Episode 004 is with Forrest Lasso of FC Cincinnati in the MLS. Forrest was the USL Defender of the year in just his 4th professional year in 2018, signing his first MLS contract for FC Cincinnati's inaugural MLS season. 

 

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If you enjoy this episode, we can recommend the episodes with Matheus Bachi and Stephen England.

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We discuss:⁣
➡️ His mindset, his belief in himself and drive to play at the top level⁣

➡️ How he switches off from soccer, and how he ensures he has fun everyday doing the best job in the world⁣

➡️ How his upbringing and faith has shaped the man and the player that he is today⁣

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Forrest's Social Links:

Twitter (@folasso)

Instagram (@folasso) and (@faithfamilyfutbol)⁣

 

 

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