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The Just Fly Performance Podcast is dedicated to all aspects of athletic performance training, with an emphasis on speed and power development. Featured on the show are coaches and experts in the spectrum of sport performance, ranging from strength and conditioning, to track and field, to sport psychology. Hosted by Joel Smith, the Just Fly Performance Podcast brings you some of the best information on modern athletic performance available.

The Just Fly Performance Podcast is dedicated to all aspects of athletic performance training, with an emphasis on speed and power development. Featured on the show are coaches and experts in the spectrum of sport performance, ranging from strength and conditioning, to track and field, to sport psychology. Hosted by Joel Smith, the Just Fly Performance Podcast brings you some of the best information on modern athletic performance available.
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The Just Fly Performance Podcast is dedicated to all aspects of athletic performance training, with an emphasis on speed and power development. Featured on the show are coaches and experts in the spectrum of sport performance, ranging from strength and conditioning, to track and field, to sport psychology. Hosted by Joel Smith, the Just Fly Performance Podcast brings you some of the best information on modern athletic performance available.

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Episodes

154: Tim Anderson on Reflexive Strength, Crawling and Innate Human Performance | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

6/13/2019
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Today’s episode features writer and personal trainer Tim Anderson. Tim has been a personal trainer for over 20 years. He has written and co-written many books on the subject of primal bodyweight movements, including The Becoming Bulletproof Project, Habitual Strength, Pressing RESET, and Original Strength Performance. When it comes down to it, his message is … The post Tim Anderson on Reflexive Strength, Crawling and Innate Human Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast #154 appeared first...

Duration:01:02:07

153: Keegan Smith on Environmental Dynamics in Sport, Skill Building and Human Performance | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

6/6/2019
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Today’s episode features Keegan Smith, strength coach and founder of the RealMOVEMENT Project. Keegan has worked with the Premiership winning Sydney Roosters in the Australian National Rugby League (NRL) along with 5 other professional teams. He spent 6 years sleeping on floors living in third world communities looking for solutions of how to make a … The post Keegan Smith on Environmental Dynamics in Sport, Skill Building and Human Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast #153 appeared...

Duration:01:29:25

152: Nick DiMarco on Integration of Perception-Reaction Agility Training in Sports Performance | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

5/31/2019
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Today’s episode features Nick DiMarco, director of sports performance at Elon University. With a thorough understanding of training loads, and the components behind transferable agility training, Nick has a unique array of insights he brings to the coaching table. As a former professional athlete (NY Jets and Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker in 2014), Nick is … The post Nick DiMarco on Integration of Perception-Reaction Agility Training in Sports Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast...

Duration:01:03:51

151: Mike Guadango on Simplicity, Global Dynamics and the Evolution of Sports Performance | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

5/23/2019
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Today’s episode features Mike Guadango, coach and owner at Freak Strength in Oakland, New Jersey. Mike has mentored under coaching legends such as Buddy Morris, James “The Thinker” Smith, and Joe DeFranco. He has coached athletes from NFL, MLB, NBA, MLL, Rugby League, Rugby Union and Olympic medalists to pre-pubescent athletes. including 10+ NFL Super … The post Mike Guadango on Simplicity, Global Dynamics and the Evolution of Sports Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast #151 appeared...

Duration:01:17:55

150: Mike Salemi on Creative Training, “Working In” and Holistic Human Performance | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

5/16/2019
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Today’s episode features Mike Salemi. Mike specializes in human performance and is a sought after international presenter in the field of health and fitness. He has a diverse background in strength and conditioning and has competed over the course of 15+ years at an elite level in Powerlifting and Kettlebell Sport. Through his own path … The post Mike Salemi on Creative Training, “Working In” and Holistic Human Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast #150 appeared first on Just Fly Sports...

Duration:01:01:10

149: Max Aita on Olympic Weightlifting, Training Transfer and Periodization | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

5/9/2019
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Today’s episode features Max Aita, head coach of Team Juggernaut weightlifting. Max has been involved in the sports of Weightlifting and Powerlifting as a coach and athlete for the better part of 2 decades. Having trained under legendary coaches Ivan Abadjiev and Steve Gough for weightlifting and alongside the likes of Mark Bell for powerlifting, … The post Max Aita on Olympic Weightlifting, Training Transfer and Periodization: Just Fly Performance Podcast #149 appeared first on Just Fly...

Duration:01:17:27

148: Ben Patrick, “Knees Over Toes Guy”, on Building Bulletproof Knees, Feet and Transforming Your Performance | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

5/2/2019
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Today’s episode features Ben Patrick, coach and founder of the “Athletic Truth Group” a gym and online training service based out of Clearwater Beach Florida. Ben overcame debilitating knee and shin pain, as well as subsequent surgeries through a personal journey taking knee and foot strength training means to their fullest potential. Ben transformed his … The post Ben Patrick, “Knees Over Toes Guy”, on Building Bulletproof Knees, Feet and Transforming Your Performance: Just Fly Performance...

Duration:00:51:49

147: Adarian Barr on Foot Pressure and Arch-Centered Performance | Sponsored by Simplifaster

4/25/2019
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Today’s episode features coach, biomechanist and inventor Adarian Barr. Adarian has had a number of appearances on this podcast, speaking on common sprint and jump training myths, athletic asymmetry, and the foot. As long as I’ve known Adarian, it’s as if I am talking to someone coaching many years in the future where we have … The post Adarian Barr on Foot Pressure and Arch-Centered Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast #147 appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:00:47:15

146: Carmen Pata on Practical Strength Training Implementation and Sequencing | Sponsored By Simplifaster

4/18/2019
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Today’s episode features UW-River Falls strength coach Carmen Pata Carmen Pata, MS, CSCS*D, RSCC*D, a two-time nominee for the National Strength Coaches Association College Strength Coach of the Year, is the Director of Athletic Performance at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has written two books, as well as articles for the Wisconsin Football Coaches … The post Carmen Pata on Practical Strength Training Implementation and Sequencing: Just Fly Performance Podcast #146 appeared...

Duration:00:52:35

145: Ross Jeffs on CNS Dynamics and Speed Training Individualization | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

4/11/2019
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Today’s episode features track and physical preparation coach Ross Jeffs. Ross currently coaches at the regional training center in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Although having a track and field background, Ross has worked with world class athletes from a variety of sports. He has been mentored by Jonas Dodoo within the Speedworks coaching system, and … The post Ross Jeffs on CNS Dynamics and Speed Training Individualization: Just Fly Performance Podcast #145 appeared first on Just Fly...

Duration:00:54:21

144: Dr. Ebonie Rio on The Fundamentals of Tendon Training and Rehabilitation | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

4/4/2019
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Today’s episode features Dr. Ebonie Rio, leading researcher in tendon pain and rehabilitation at La Trobe University. Ebonie has a clinical career that has taken her to the Australian Institute of Sport, the Australian Ballet Company, Australian Ballet School, Melbourne Heart Football Club, Alphington Sports Medicine Centre, 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and much more. In … The post Dr. Ebonie Rio on The Fundamentals of Tendon Training and Rehabilitation: Just Fly Performance Podcast #144...

Duration:14:38:27

143: Christian Thibaudeau on Advances in Neuro-typing, French Contrast, and Youth Development | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

3/28/2019
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Today’s episode features Christian Thibaudeau who is back for his third appearance on the podcast. Christian is a world-renowned expert in strength training, but has gained recent attention particularly for his neurotyping system (read my review of it here), which trains athletes in accordance with their neurotransmitter levels and sensitivities. His original podcast with me … The post Christian Thibaudeau on Advances in Neuro-typing, French Contrast, and Youth Development: Just Fly...

Duration:32:31:12

142: Dr. Michael Yessis on High Transfer Strength and Skill Building for Sport Performance | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

3/21/2019
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Today’s episode features Dr. Michael Yessis, Soviet sport science expert, creator of the 1×20 training system, and internationally renowned expert on sports training and biomechanics. On this podcast, we’ve had plenty of coaches who have talked about the 1×20 strength training system and the results it has brought them. Being 142 episodes into the show, … The post Dr. Michael Yessis on High Transfer Strength and Skill Building for Sport Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast #142...

Duration:16:34:54

141: Sam Portland on the Power of “Speed Gate Golf” on Injury Prevention and Performance | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

3/14/2019
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Today’s episode features UK physical preparation coach Sam Portland. Sam has been a strength coach on the elite level for nearly a decade, working with premiership rugby, Olympians, and international competitors ranging from hockey to track and field. He was first introduced to me by Keir Wenham-Flatt in our podcast together, where Keir mentioned Sam’s … The post Sam Portland on the Power of “Speed Gate Golf” on Injury Prevention and Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast #141 appeared...

Duration:16:43:17

140: Zig Ziegler on Athletic Performance From the Ground Up | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

3/9/2019
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Today’s episode features kinesiologist Zig Zeigler. Zig is an expert specializing in kinesiotherapy, sports performance, post rehab conditioning, and corrective exercise with over 27 years of experience. In his career, Zig has assisted many thousands of athletes, including some of the world’s best in professional sport. Zig is currently the host of The RunRite Challenge on … The post Zig Ziegler on Athletic Performance From the Ground Up: Just Fly Performance Podcast #140 appeared first on...

Duration:14:58:19

139: Dr. Tommy John and Alex Lee on Neurological Training Optimization and Modern Sport Culture | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

2/28/2019
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Today’s episode welcomes back to the show Dr. Tommy John, along with neurological training adept, Alex Lee. This episode was recorded in-person, after spending a few hours playing “around the world” in basketball and sliding down slides on a children’s playground. Dr. Tommy John is a Chiropractor/Sports Performance coach (depending on which way his hat … The post Dr. Tommy John and Alex Lee on Neurological Training Optimization and Modern Sport Culture: Just Fly Performance Podcast #139...

Duration:06:46:37

138: Cory Schlesinger on Athlete-Driven Strength and Conditioning | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

2/21/2019
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Today’s episode features the first in-person recording of the Just Fly Performance podcast with Stanford University basketball strength coach, Cory Schlesinger. Cory’s combination of creativity and intuition makes him one of the most unique strength coaches I know, and his passion for the proper physical development of his players shines through in the many podcasts … The post Cory Schlesinger on Athlete-Driven Strength and Conditioning: Just Fly Performance Podcast #138 appeared first on...

Duration:06:26:13

137: Joel Smith on Improving the Workout Experience: Dopamine, Motor Learning and the Experiential Brain Network | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

2/14/2019
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Today’s episode features your host, Joel Smith, talking on various elements of optimizing the manner by which an athlete experiences a workout. You could have similar workouts on paper, say 5×3 cleans or 10 jumps over a high jump bar, but the subtleties and nuances by which those repetitions are executed mean everything in how … The post Joel Smith on Improving the Workout Experience: Dopamine, Motor Learning and the Experiential Brain Network: Just Fly Performance Podcast #137 appeared...

Duration:00:46:06

136: James Smith (U of Strength) on Getting Better Transfer to Sport out of Physical Preparation | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

2/7/2019
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Today’s episode features James Smith, owner of the “U of Strength” in Tyngsboro Massachusetts. James has coached a variety of athletes from the novice to the elite skill levels, some of which include current NHL, NBA, and MLS players and the 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Champion UConn Huskies. Through adaptive, creative, and experience-based program … The post James Smith (U of Strength) on Getting Better Transfer to Sport out of Physical Preparation: Just Fly Performance Podcast...

Duration:18:29:08

135: Tony Holler: Bigger Faster Stronger Meets “Feed the Cats” | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

1/31/2019
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Today’s episode features track coach Tony Holler, famous for his “Feed the Cats” training system for high school sprinters. He is also the coach of Marcellus Moore, a rising junior and one of the top sprinters in the nation with a 100m personal best of 10.31 ran as a high school sophomore. Tony is … The post Tony Holler: Bigger Faster Stronger Meets “Feed the Cats”: Just Fly Performance Podcast #135 appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:17:35:29