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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

103: Sprint and Jump Training Wisdom with Randy Huntington | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

6/20/2018
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Today’s episode features track and field master coach, Randy Huntington, who is in his 42nd year of coaching athletes to go faster, higher and further. Huntington is currently a national track and field coach for the Chinese athletics association and is rated as a USATF Master Coach in the jumps. In his work in China he … The post Sprint and Jump Training Wisdom with Randy Huntington, Just Fly Performance Podcast #103 appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:20:19:25

102: Training Variety and Sequencing for Advanced Athletes with Derek Evely | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

6/13/2018
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Today’s episode features track and field coach, and training organization expert Derek Evely. Derek made his original appearance on episode #43 of the podcast where he spoke extensively on the core principles of the Bondarchuk training system, and how it’s ideas it can be applied into sprint training. Derek is back now, talking on many … The post Training Variety and Sequencing for Advanced Athletes with Derek Evely, Just Fly Performance Podcast #102 appeared first on Just Fly Sports...

Duration:19:38:59

101: Dynamic Injury Prevention and Movement Optimization with Dr. Tommy John | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

6/6/2018
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Today’s episode features Dr. Tommy John, chiropractor, sports performance specialist and pioneer in youth sport injury prevention. Dr. John is the son of the famous major league pitcher, Tommy John, whom the famous elbow reconstruction surgery is named after (I actually went through that surgery myself as a result of throwing the javelin, but … The post Dynamic Injury Prevention and Movement Optimization with Dr. Tommy John, Just Fly Performance Podcast #101 appeared first on Just Fly...

Duration:19:19:46

100: “Let the Kids Play”: Jorge Carvajal, Zach Even-Esh, Jeremy Frisch: Youth Athletics and Early Specialization Roundtable | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

5/30/2018
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Today’s episode features a special roundtable featuring experts Jorge Carvajal, Zach Even-Esh and Jeremy Frisch. Together, these coaches have over half a century of training expertise, and have worked with a wide sweeping range of athletes. In addition to this, their experience is with many athletes ranging from very young to professional level, and have … The post “Let the Kids Play”: Jorge Carvajal, Zach Even-Esh, Jeremy Frisch: Youth Athletics and Early Specialization Roundtable, Just...

Duration:16:36:35

99: Christian Thibaudeau: Optimal Peaking, Competing and Coaching Through Neuro-Typing | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

5/22/2018
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Today’s episode brings back Christian Thibaudeau, speaking further into neuro-typing, particularly on the impact of brain chemistry on athlete training invidiualization and coaching. Sport psychology is generally under-appreciated, as coaching of the highest order fully appreciates and understands the impact of an athlete’s mental state on competition and important training sessions. When one knows brain … The post Optimal Peaking, Competing and Coaching Through Neuro-Typing: Just Fly...

Duration:24:52:12

98: Gary Ward: Integrating the Foot into Holistic Human Performance | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

5/16/2018
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Today’s episode features biomechanist Gary Ward, author of “What the Foot” and founder of “Anatomy in Motion”. Starting his interest in the foot as a ski-boot fitter, Gary is now known for solving unsolvable pain in minutes, not months. His passion for the foot hugely influenced his interpretation of human movement. He is increasingly … The post Integrating the Foot into Holistic Human Performance with Gary Ward: Just Fly Performance Podcast #98 appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:19:46:59

97: Lee Taft "Dynamic Speed Development" | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

5/8/2018
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Today’s episode features speed and athletic movement expert Lee Taft, making his second appearance on the podcast. Lee has unique experience as an athlete, educator, sport coach and speed coach that puts him on another level in terms of dissecting movement that leads to success. He has 3 decades of work under his belt in … The post Dynamic Speed Development with Lee Taft: Just Fly Performance Podcast #97 appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:16:31:47

96: Dan John "The Superiority of a Simple Training Program" | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

5/1/2018
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Today’s episode features legendary strength, fitness and track coach Dan John. Dan John may have had the single greatest impact on me than any other strength writer, and has decades of experience in education, coaching and writing. Dan has run an incredibly successful high school throws program, in addition to his strength training accolades. One … The post The Superiority of a Simple Training Program: Just Fly Performance Podcast #96 Dan John appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:20:16:59

95: Rob Assise "Modern Jump and Sprint Training for Track and Field" | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

4/24/2018
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Today’s episode features Rob Assise, track and field coach at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in the greater Chicago area. Rob has been an accomplished writer in the last year, and has been a highly successful coach on the track and field level. His progressive workouts have netted him great success, as Homewood-Flossmoor has been a force … The post Modern Jump and Sprint Training for Track and Field: Just Fly Performance Podcast #95 Rob Assise appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:15:08:02

94: Rick Franzblau: Full Spectrum Athlete Assessment and Performance | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

4/17/2018
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Today’s episode features Clemson University director of strength and conditioning for Olympic sports, Rick Franzblau. During his time at Clemson, Franzblau has worked with 10 ACC champion track and field squads. He has also worked with 8 individual NCAA champions, and 7 olympians in track and field. In 2013, he worked with Brianna Rollins, … The post Full Spectrum Athlete Assessment and Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast #94 Rick Franzblau appeared first on Just Fly Sports...

Duration:17:20:37

93 Dan Fichter: Using Neurology to Build Athletic Monsters | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

4/10/2018
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Today’s episode features performance coach Dan Fichter. Dan is the owner of WannaGetFast, a sports performance business in Rochester, NY, and is one of the most innovative and educated coaches in the field. Dan’s knowledge of the neurological aspects of training is on another level. His work comes out of his time with many legendary … The post Using Neurology to Build Athletic Monsters: Just Fly Performance Podcast #93 Dan Fichter appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:15:07:25

92: Jérome Simian: Mastering Athletic Patterns and Dynamic Performance

4/3/2018
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Today’s episode features French physical preparation coach Jérome Simian. Jérome has a wide-ranging knowledge in working with athletes, and has one of the most holistic training philosophies in the world. He has been a physical preparation coach to athletes gaining 22 major championship medals in track and field as well as the European record in … The post Mastering Athletic Patterns and Dynamic Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast #92 Jérome Simian appeared first on Just Fly Sports...

Duration:21:27:07

91: Scott Thom: Culture that Transfers from the Weightroom to the Court | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

3/27/2018
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Today’s episode features basketball head coach and strength and conditioning specialist, Scott Thom. Scott has experience on the high school, collegiate and professional level in sports performance and basketball coaching. He is the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Marin. He was the former head strength coach for men’s basketball at Washington State … The post Culture that Transfers from the Weightroom to the Court: Just Fly Performance Podcast #91 with Scott Thom appeared...

Duration:13:43:50

90: Breaking Speed and Power Barriers with Walt Cline | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

3/21/2018
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Today’s episode features sport performance coach and consultant, Walt Cline. He is the founder of AMPS Training Systems. Coach Cline has served as an assistant athletics coach, private coach and consultant to teams and programs at multiple levels in the USA. His athletic projects include thousands of prospective scholastic athletes, collegiate athletes and professional athletes. … The post Breaking Speed and Power Barriers with Walt Cline: Just Fly Performance Podcast #90 appeared first...

Duration:16:00:25

89: Speed and Power Training Q&A with Joel Smith | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

3/13/2018
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Today’s episode is a question and answer session where I take user questions from Instagram. It’s always good to settle back and see what people are interested in, and things often tend to run in themes. For this episode, themes revolved largely around lifting in positions of large ankle dorsiflexion and knee bend, training setups … The post Speed and Power Training Q&A with Joel Smith: Just Fly Performance Podcast #89 appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:01:14:55

88: Pat Davidson: “An Educated Approach to the Big Lifts and Primal Movement” | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

3/6/2018
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Today’s episode features Pat Davidson, Ph.D., director of training methodology and continuing education at Peak Performance NYC. He is the author of MASS and MASSII and is a sought out expert in the field regarding all things training and human performance. Pat has competed as a 175-strongman competitor, and was a 2x world championships qualifier, … The post “An Educated Approach to the Big Lifts and Primal Movement” Just Fly Performance Podcast #88: Pat Davidson appeared first on Just...

Duration:20:44:22

87: Michael Boyle “The Evolution of Athletic Posterior Chain Development” | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

2/27/2018
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Today’s episode features the return of strength coach Mike Boyle. Mike is one of the foremost experts in the fields of Strength and Conditioning, Functional Training and general fitness. In 1996 Michael co-founded Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning, one of the first for-profit strength and conditioning companies in the world. He is the author of … The post “The Evolution of Athletic Posterior Chain Development” Just Fly Performance Podcast #87: Michael Boyle appeared first on Just Fly...

Duration:17:03:25

86: Alex Natera: Elite Strength Development for Speed | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

2/20/2018
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Today’s episode features Alex Natera, Senior Athletic Performance Specialist at the GWS Giants. Alex has over twenty years of experience in high performance sport including time spent as a professional sportsman, a technical coach, a sport science lecturer, a published scientific researcher and his primary role as strength & conditioning coach. Prior to the … The post Elite Strength Development for Speed: Just Fly Performance Podcast #86 Alex Natera appeared first on Just Fly Sports...

Duration:20:39:22

85: Jump Training with Mike Goss: “Flying Without Wings” | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

2/14/2018
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Today’s episode features track and field coach Mike Goss. Mike is a physical education instructor of 20 years, and has been coaching track and field on the high school, club and NCAA Division I collegiate level for over 25 years. Currently Mike is coaching independently the club “Flying Without Wings”, and is an assistant at … The post “Flying Without Wings” Just Fly Performance Podcast #85: Jump Training with Mike Goss appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:16:42:58

84: Michael Zweifel: “Speed, Perception and On-Field Dominance” | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

2/6/2018
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Today’s episode features Michael Zweifel, owner of “Buiding Better Athletes” performance center in Dubuque, Iowa. Michael was a key contributor on the incredibly popular agility, perception and sport movement roundtable with himself, Shawn Myzska, and Scott Salwasser. Michael is a CSCS, IYCA certified practitioner, and was the all time NCAA leading receiver with 463 … The post “Speed, Perception and On-Field Dominance” Just Fly Performance Podcast #84: Michael Zweifel appeared first on...

Duration:16:58:30