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Interview with Henk Kraaijenhof by Mike Hurst [PODCAST]

HENK KRAAIJENHOF with Jill Taylor of Athletics Australia

Henk Kraaijenhof currently works for Vortx (Dutch only web site) and his blog is Henk's coaching credentials include Nelli Cooman, Melene Ottey, Troy Douglas and Tennis star Mary Pierce. His specialty is the physical and mental coaching, in particular stress and … [Read more...]

Dan Pfaff on Success Under Pressure (Interview from Ellie Spain)


Ellie is a UKA Qualified Jumps Coach, holds an MSc in Strength and Conditioning, is a UKSCA accredited Strength & Conditioning Coach, a NSCA certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, a BWLA Certified Olympic Weightlifting Instructor, a qualified teacher PGCE(LLS) and most recently, … [Read more...]

It was 60 Years Ago Today, Roger Bannister Taught the World to Play


I never get tired of this story. Roger Bannister wanted to quit Athletics after the 1952 Helsinki Olympics where he came 4th in the 1500m.  He had trained for only two rounds using speed and intervals as his base, only to discover the event having three rounds. Instead of quitting, he focused … [Read more...]

Interview with Jessica Zelinka, Elite Heptathlete and SuperMom


Today is International Women’s Day (IWD) around the world.  In the past, I wrote about Athletes-turned-Coach Irena Szewinska and Margot Wells as well as Athletes Wyomia Tyus and Chi Cheng. So to celebrate International Women’s Day, I interviewed Canada's Jessica Zelinka. She is a … [Read more...]

Dan Pfaff Podcast on SportsCoachRadio

Dan Pfaff

Dan Pfaff is currently the Education Director and Jumps Coach at the newly created World Athletics Center in Phoenix, Arizona. To read more about the World Athletics Center, click here for my Interview with John Godina. Previously, he was the Director of the Lee Valley High Performance Center in … [Read more...]

SHIN SPLINTS REDUX – Neutralize the Brakes


This new series is guest blogged by Doug Logan. Doug Logan was the CEO for USATF from 2008 until September 2010.  He was also the CEO, President and Commissioner for Major League Soccer from 1995 to 1999.  To read more about his background and involvement in Track, Soccer, Rugby and the … [Read more...]