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High Performance in Sports with Bernard Savage
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|Duration||58 Minutes 17 Seconds|
|Author||Inside with Brett Hawke|
|Description||In 2021, Hockey Australia appointed Bernard Savage as its new High Performance Director, who has extensive experience in successful Australian high performance sporting environments; including, 16 years with Swimming Australia as a Performance Scientist and High Performance Sports Manager. 3 Key Takeaways: 1). Sports science plays an important role in swimming, combining physiology and biomechanics to maximize performance. 2). Race analysis is a necessity that can be used to inform training and prepare athletes for competition. 3). It is important to invest in athletes and demonstrate that you care about them in order to get the best results. Timeline: 00:00 - Welcome Bernard Savage! 07:57 - Investments Between Coaches and Athletes; 17:54 - Using Data To Dominate — 2009 World Champs; 23:55 - Transitioning To New Sports; 35:40 - Individual Versus Team Sports; 50:20 - Hierarchy Of Sports In Australia; 53:11 - State Of Swimming Australia|