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ALTIS World

Inspire. Connect. Educate. Perform. ALTIS exists to develop the careers of the best athletes in the world, while revolutionizing coach & athlete education. Featuring guests ranging from Olympians, to World Class Coaches, to Paralympians, the ALTIS World podcast is our chance to share exclusive insights on themes ranging from athlete performance, to performance therapy, to current affairs, to coach & athlete development. Created for Athletes, Coaches, and Therapists alike, the ALTIS World Podcast brings the experiences of some of the brightest minds in sport, direct to you. If you enjoy what you hear, please spread the word!
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Now displaying: May, 2020
May 25, 2020

Join us on this inaugural episode for a chat with legendary sprints & hurdles coach Vince Anderson. Coach Anderson has coached at the University of Tennessee and Texas A&M. He has produced countless NCAA Champions and World Medalists. Among the athletes he has coached include: Justin Gatlin, Aries Merritt, Gary Kikaya, Shamier Little, Jessica Beard, Phyllis Francis ... and many more.

1:35 Coaching Journey

7:00 Mentors

9:00 Lessons from Mentors

17:50 Wickets & Acceleration Ladder

28:50 Background as an Architect

35:50 Short Hurdle Philosophy

43:40 Short Hurdle Technique Pointers

52:55 Great Track Story

* Outro beat produced by 110H Freddie Crittenden

May 21, 2020

In this episode ALTIS host, Jason Hettler, is joined by George Petrakos of Scottish Rugby. The conversation centers around self-determination theory and reflection processes. 

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1:17 - Current Thoughts & Interests 

7:00 - Wearing multiple hats 

14:45 - Measuring engagement, effort, and the like 

24:00 - Strategies to increase motivation, effort, and intent

39:42 - The role of autonomy in performance environments 

43:02 - Competency and rewards 

48:12 - Rate of athletic improvement over time 

52:56 - Bringing a team perspective to individual sport 

57:50 - Authenticity and consistency in our coaching demeanor 

1:06:08 - Athletes who challenge versus blindly following 

1:10:11 - Reflection and opening yourself up to criticism 

1:15:17 - Accounting for our biases 

1:18:02 - The environment for productive reflections 

Blog: https://sparkintent.co.uk/blog

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