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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

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

134: Jeremy Frisch on The Essentials of Skill Acquisition and Play in Athletic Performance | Sponsored by Simplifaster

1/24/2019
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Today’s episode features sports performance coach Jeremy Frisch. Jeremy is a leader in training young athletes, and has developed a training style revolving around play in favor of robotic or overly specific work for this population. Jeremy is the owner of Achieve Performance Training in Clinton, Massachusetts. Prior to that he served as a strength … The post Jeremy Frisch on The Essentials of Skill Acquisition and Play in Athletic Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast #134 appeared...

Duration:18:54:50

133: Jérome Simian on Building a World Record Holding Decathlete | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

1/17/2019
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Today’s episode features Jérome Simian, French physical preparation coach. Jérome is a coach who not only has been trained by some of the best minds in the world (Jay Schroeder and Charles Poliquin) but also works with some of the greatest athletes in the world, notably Kevin Mayer, the new decathlon world record holder who … The post Jérome Simian on Building a World Record Holding Decathlete: Just Fly Performance Podcast #133 appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:12:58:45

132: Adarian Barr on Ground Impulse as a Biomechanical Lynchpin | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

1/10/2019
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Today’s episode features Adarian Barr, biomechanist and inventor. Adarian is a unique coach who sees human movement in a fresh new light. His methods and insight has highlighted the majority of my own learning on sprinting, jumping, throwing and everything in between in the past 2 years, and I’m thrilled to have him back on … The post Adarian Barr on Ground Impulse as a Biomechanical Lynchpin: Just Fly Performance Podcast #132 appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:15:22:29

131: Sheldon Dunlap on Oscillatory Isometric Integration into Triphasic Training | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

1/4/2019
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Today’s episode features strength coach Sheldon Dunlap, one of the most creative strength coaches I’ve met who is doing big things with strength training for speed enhancement. Sheldon has been a strength coach at UC Davis 3 years, one of his primary sporting assignments being track and field. Prior to UC Davis, Sheldon was … The post Sheldon Dunlap on Oscillatory Isometric Integration into Triphasic Training: Just Fly Performance Podcast #131 appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:16:29:42

130: Pat Trainor on Holistic Performance Training in Pro Baseball | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

12/27/2018
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Today’s episode features physical preparation coach Pat Trainor, who is currently the Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the Tampa Bay Rays baseball organization. In his current role, he oversees the physical preparation of the Rays player development system, consisting of about 175+ athletes and 8 staff members. Pat is a coach in the … The post Pat Trainor on Holistic Performance Training in Pro Baseball: Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 130 appeared first on Just...

Duration:15:39:11

129: Cal Dietz and Chris Korfist on French Contrast, Foot Training and Speed | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

12/20/2018
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Today’s episode features Cal Dietz and Chris Korfist, two highly regarded individuals in the world of sports performance who are no strangers to this show. I was excited about getting Cal and Chris on the show together since they created one of my favorite sports training book on the market: Triphasic Training for Football. … The post Cal Dietz and Chris Korfist on French Contrast, Foot Training and Speed: Just Fly Performance Podcast #129 appeared first on Just Fly Sports Performance.

Duration:15:48:12

128: Dr. Emily Splichal on Foot Sensitivity, Vibration and Athletic Performance | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

12/14/2018
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Today’s episode features Dr. Emily Splichal, podiatrist and human movement specialist. When it comes to the foot, many coaches and athletes realize its’ importance, but due to its’ complexity, we often don’t dig much further than realizing it is important to spend less time in socks and shoes, and more time moving around bare footed. … The post Dr. Emily Splichal on Foot Sensitivity, Vibration and Athletic Performance: Just Fly Performance Podcast #128 appeared first on Just Fly Sports...

Duration:01:05:45

127: Chris Chase on NBA Performance Training Menu’s and Tissue Optimization | Sponsored by SimpliFaster

12/6/2018
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Today’s episode features Chris Chase, who is currently the Director of Performance for the Memphis Grizzlies. When it comes to working with professional athletes, the world of sports performance is literally a “different ballgame” compared to what happens in the training of high school or even collegiate athletes. In keeping players on the floor throughout … The post Chris Chase on NBA Performance Training Menu’s and Tissue Optimization: Just Fly Performance Podcast #127 appeared first on...

Duration:19:03:55