Entries by dazdrake

Pacey Performance Podcast REVIEW- Episode 361 John Wagle

This blog is a review of the Pacey Performance Podcast Episode 361 – John Wagle John Wagler Director of Performance Science and Player Development, Kansas City Royals (MLB) Website Background:    John Wagler   Previously, he earned his PhD at East Tennessee State University, worked at DePaul University as a strength and conditioning coach, and spent […]

Pacey Performance Podcast REVIEW- Episode 359 Damien Harper

This blog is a review of the Pacey Performance Podcast Episode 359 – Damien Harper Damien Harper Lecturer at the Institute of Coaching & Performance (UCLAN) Research Gate Background:    Damien Harper   Damian is currently working in the Institute of Coaching and Performance at UCLAN, supervising students on professional masters and doctorates in elite performance. […]

Deceleration- The Forgotten Factor

With the end of a third lock down in the UK behind us, we haven’t slowed down in our vision to be the Best Tennis S&C Team in the World.  We are committed to a weekly CPD session and last week Konrad gave us an exceptional presentation, the content of which we wanted to share […]

The Language of Coaching

With the end of a third lock down in the UK behind us, we haven’t slowed down in our vision to be the Best Tennis S&C Team in the World.  We are committed to a weekly CPD session and last week Konrad gave us an exceptional presentation, the content of which we wanted to share […]

Are You Planning Your Rest Days?

It’s tournament season for a lot of junior tennis players. That can only mean one thing….lots of competitions. It’s not uncommon for junior tennis players to compete throughout the five weeks of the British summer. As the owner of an S&C coaching company it is my job to make sure our most committed players are […]

Growth Mindset: Do you have it?

I’ve had the book ”Mindset” on my book shelf for a few years but I hadn’t got to it until now. For those of you who know me, it might not come as a surprise to you that I’m passionate about Psychology. A couple of books that I keep coming back to are: The Chimp […]

Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In

Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In For someone who considers myself a great learner, and a passionate coach, I’m somewhat embarrassed to say that up until now I knew little of Sir Alex Ferguson’s past.   As an Arsenal fan in the 1990s I watched with envy how Manchester United would more often than not take […]