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A Champions Mindset - Ep 1: Focus on Winning

A Champions Mindset - Ep 1: Focus on Winning

Frank Dick OBE, Olympic athletics legend shares his insights on what it takes to adopt a winning attitude. He talks us through his philosophy of being a winner, and shares his tips that helped so many Olympic greats win Gold Medals, and break countless World Records.
Alicia Wilson |  | Inside The Most Successful Team GB Olympics

Alicia Wilson | | Inside The Most Successful Team GB Olympics

This episode of the Propulsion Swimming Podcast features Team GB Olympian, Alicia Wilson who originally swam for Guildford City and now trains over in California for Cal Golden Bears. She was an Olympic Finalist at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the 200m Individual Medley. Alicia speaks about her experience of the Olympic Games, how hard it was to cope with morning finals, who she'd pick as her standout teammates, and what ingredients were needed to make this the most successful British Swimming team on record! 00:00 Intro; 00:47 Propulsion Swimming Podcast is Back; 02:00 Introducing Alicia Wilson; 03:00 Taking a Break After Tokyo; 05:25 British Olympic Trials; 06:48 Morning Finals; 09:43 Performance in 200m IM; 15:18 Training as an IM Swimmer; 16:42 Inspiration Gained From Olympics; 19:30 Team GB Success; 22:25 GB Standout Swimmers at Tokyo; 26:44 Alicia's Future; 28:50 Training in USA; 30:14 Quick Fire Questions; 32:55 Send Off
Tokyo Talk: Dysfunctional breathing, asthma and athletes

Tokyo Talk: Dysfunctional breathing, asthma and athletes

In this episode of the Experts in Sport podcast, host Martin Foster is joined by Dr Sam Winter, Senior Lecturer from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, and Professor John Dickinson, an established international expert for applied practice and research into athlete respiratory care. Sam, John and Martin discuss a range of topics around respiratory physiology, including the basics of breathing and breathing techniques, the implications of asthma and asthma treatment in elite sport and how research is helping to diagnose and help dysfunctional breathing.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Sports

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Sports

If not treated immediately, Sudden Cardiac Arrest can lead to death. Survival is possible with fast, appropriate medical care. "All you need to know about: Sudden cardiac arrest in Sports" Presentation with Dr. Ian Beasley, Sports Medicine Physician.
Wrist and Hand Injuries

Wrist and Hand Injuries

The Aspetar Sport Medicine Collection Online Forum Series provides free access to the latest evidence-based Sports Medicine and Science information. Speakers: 0:00 Dr. Jonny K Andersson; 0:06:05 Dr. Gregoire Chick; 0:29:30 Dr. Mike Hayton; 0:57:58 Dr. Jonny K Andersson; 01:18:07 Dr. Elisabet Hagert; 01:40:18 Om El Khir Ksantini
Getting Ready for the Olympic Games

Getting Ready for the Olympic Games

FINA Live Learning Session featuring speakers Fernando Possenti (BRA), Head Coach Brazilian Olympic Open Water Marathon Swimming Team, and Stéphane Lecat (FRA), National Team Open Water Program Director for the French Swimming Federation
Getting Ready for the Olympic Games

Getting Ready for the Olympic Games

FINA Live Learning Session featuring speakers Elvis Fatovic (CRO), Head Coach Australia Water Polo Men's National Team, and Adam Krikorian, Head Coach USA Water Polo Women's National Team.
Getting Ready for the Olympic Games

Getting Ready for the Olympic Games

FINA Live Learning Session featuring speakers Mayuko Fujiki (JPN), Head Coach of the Spanish National Artistic Swimming Team and Andrea Fuentes (ESP), Head Coach of the USA Artistic Swimming Elite Team.
Trailblazing Swimmer Cullen Jones

Trailblazing Swimmer Cullen Jones

Back in 2007, Trans World Sport caught up with American swimmer Cullen Jones as he was training for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Cullen became the first African-American swimmer to hold a swimming world record and spoke about his wish for more diversity in swimming and other sports.
Love as a Coaching Strategy

Love as a Coaching Strategy

This episode features a chat with Jane Figueiredo, World Champion and Olympic medal-winning diving coach to tom Daley, and Yulia Pakhalina, European Champion, World Champion, and 5-time Olympic medal-winning diver. They talk about love as a coaching strategy, and draw parallels between performing at the highest level of athletic competition and succeeding in business.
Starting your team off on the right foot

Starting your team off on the right foot

Live Q&A with Coach Wayne Goldsmith who has worked directly with Olympic champions, professional teams and winning coaches across the globe for the last 30 years.
Mel Marshall - sustainable success comes from sustainable questioning!

Mel Marshall - sustainable success comes from sustainable questioning!

The former British swimmer has won several gold medals for the country in the past Olympic Games, and has been awarded ‘Coach of the Year’ for her work with Adam Peaty - who has just won gold at Tokyo 2020! When it comes to coaching, Mel taps into her feminine and masculine approach to be her most ‘authentic’ self of the coaching spectrum. Many coaches are hesitant to show vulnerability to their athletes, which is what sets Mel's success apart.
Wayne Goldsmith on Coaching for ISCA

Wayne Goldsmith on Coaching for ISCA

Wayne Goldsmith talks about the concepts of coaching in this video for ISCA.
Diving in Deep with Michael Jamieson

Diving in Deep with Michael Jamieson

Interview Olympic silver medalist Michael Jamieson about his mental struggles during his career, his achievements and his life after retirement.
Team GB Olympic Swimmer Hector Pardoe on his Tokyo goal

Team GB Olympic Swimmer Hector Pardoe on his Tokyo goal

On 4 August 2021 at 10.30pm BST British Olympic open water swimmer Hector Pardoe will participate in the 10km race in Tokyo. Before the Brit flew out, he spoke about the mental challenges of Open Water swimming, his preparation and goals for Tokyo, and his vegetarian diet.
Fundamentals of Nutrition 3 - Fats

Fundamentals of Nutrition 3 - Fats

Food for thought. Find out why we need fats, the different types of fat and where we can find fats in our food.
Fundamentals of Nutrition 2 - Protein

Fundamentals of Nutrition 2 - Protein

Food for thought. Find out why we need protein, what protein is made from and where we can find protein in our food.
Fundamentals of Nutrition 1 - Carbohydrates

Fundamentals of Nutrition 1 - Carbohydrates

Food for thought. Find out why we need carbohydrates, the different types of carbohydrates and where we can find them in our food.
Tokyo Olympics: Team GB swimming to success

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB swimming to success

Tom Dean and Duncan Scott are the first individual British swimmers to stand together on a podium for more than a century, taking gold and silver in the 200m freestyle. Sky's Charlotte Lomas looks at why Team GB's swimmers have been so successful at Tokyo 2020's games and how they are inspiring the next generation.
Alicia Wilson

Alicia Wilson

In this episode of the Swim Special podcast published in Jul 2021, Rob Hilton spoke with one of the newest faces on the international senior scene, Alicia Wilson, before the European Championships in Budapest. After being held in high esteem at a junior level in the UK, Alicia moved to California to pursue further success in the pool, as well as a high level university education. As a Cal Bear, Alicia won gold in the 200IM at the the 2019 World University Games in Naples. She also won bronze at the NCAAs and gold in the 200 IM at the PAC-12 championships. The move to the States has certainly paid dividends, with Alicia now having made the Team GB squad for Tokyo. She has also recently competed on her first senior British team at the 2020 European Championships in Budapest.
Max Litchfield and Joe Litchfield

Max Litchfield and Joe Litchfield

The Litchfield brothers joined Rob Hilton for this episode of the Swim Special podcast published in Jun 2021. Since the recording, both brothers have qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games - Max looking to improve on his 4th place finish at Rio 2016 in the 400IM, and Joe taking on the world’s best with fellow Brit, Duncan Scott, in the 200m IM. Both recently medalled at the 2020 European Championships in Budapest.
Anna Hopkin

Anna Hopkin

Team Bath alumna Anna Hopkin joined Rob Hilton in this episode of the Swim Special podcast. A sprinting specialist, Anna has qualified for her first Olympic Games with her sights fully set on the Tokyo games. This will top off a brilliant season that has also seen her pick up 4 gold medals and a bronze at the 2020 European Championships in Budapest. The DC Trident swimmer chatted with Rob about her unorthodox journey in swimming to get to the top, which included some teenage years out of the pool and a masters degree in the United States. Anna offers some brilliant insights into her mental approach to swimming, her plans for the future, and much more.
Abbie Wood

Abbie Wood

Before the British Olympic Trials, Rob Hilton sat down for an extended interview with Abbie Wood, to talk about her life inside and out of the pool. Abbie was one of the most fervent breakout swimmers of ISL Season 2, and has since gone on to establish herself as one of the best 200IM swimmers in the world, as well as qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics in the 200 Breast and picking up a number of medals at the 2020 European Championships.
Tom Dean

Tom Dean

In this podcast episode, Rob Hilton chatted to Tom Dean about his successes inside the pool, and passions outside of it. Tom recently stunned the swimming world by clocking a 1:44:58 200 free at the British Olympic Trials, making him one of the favourites for a medal in Tokyo. He will also be a part of the highly touted British 4x200m Freestyle Relay team at the Games. Tom swims out of the National Centre in Bath under the watchful eyes of David McNulty. After having defended gold medals in the 200IM event at the 2017 and 2018 European Junior Championships, he has gone on to establish himself on the international senior scene, taking home 6 medals from the 2020 European Championships, 3 of them being gold.
Live Longer Better Conference

Live Longer Better Conference

Part of a series of webinars with Age UK designed to get us to think differently, see some of the data and insight that is in our sector and help connect us together to support a more active, less sedentary lifestyle for both us and the people we work with and / or support. This Jul 2021 session looks at key insights from people in the 50 – 70 year age range and those 70+ as to how physical activity can help connect people, while also helping with physical health. These age ranges will often include a number of key transitions including children leaving home, retirement, becoming a grandparent etc. Tom Burton, Sport England's National Partnerships Lead (Health and Inactivity) gives a national flavour to Sport England investments and future priorities around this work. Tom has a broad portfolio and a real ability to bring the data to life. He also talks about future priorities for Sport England funding in this area of work. Caroline Odjidja from Age UK Milton Keynes shares their innovative Befriending Walks work which is also starting in Somerset with our Age UK soon.
Sport tackles the Unemployment Emergency

Sport tackles the Unemployment Emergency

Sport for Development Coalition online forum in Jun 2021 tackled (starts at 1.55 on video timeline): How can working collaboratively and standardising good practice help to maximise sport and physical activity's contribution to employability, and recovery from Covid-19?; Hear the insights of LJ Rawlings, Chief Executive of Youth Employment UK. #AdaptSupportRespond
The Process of Dryland Training Webinar

The Process of Dryland Training Webinar

Apr 2021 webinar replay featuring Chris Ritter founder of SURGE Strength. Its dryland training resource offers certification, education and programs for teams and individual swimmers.
Olympian Tom Dean on why the University of Bath is an inspirational place to study and train

Olympian Tom Dean on why the University of Bath is an inspirational place to study and train

Swimmer Tom Dean, who is competing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, describes the benefits of combining first-class education with top-level sport on campus and how the University of Bath has supported him on his sporting journey so far. Find out more about combining study and sport at the University of Bath by visiting https://teambath.com/student. The University of Bath was the first UK higher-education institution to award sporting scholarships and dozens of student-athletes, including Tom, continue to receive support each year across a wide range of sports. Visit https://teambath.com/scholarships to find out more.
Mental Preparation: Coach Ken Heis

Mental Preparation: Coach Ken Heis

In this Lessons from Legends video series, Coach Ken Heis from Mason Manta Rays discusses the significance of mental preparation for young swimmers. 1-Talk to your athletes about eliminating distractions; 2-Follow your routine, trust the process; 3-"Taper your thoughts," be mindful of what you can control; 4-Taper is a CELEBRATION; 5-Swimming is supposed to be fun, ENJOY the taper; 6-Act like you have the confidence of a champion!
'If I can do it… ANYBODY can do it' | Alice Dearing

'If I can do it… ANYBODY can do it' | Alice Dearing

Hannah Wilkes caught up with World & European Junior Champion Alice Dearing in Aug 2020 to discuss her swimming career so far, why young people should be encouraged to swim and how inclusivity in the sport has grown.
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