The Locker Room Podcast - Deely Sport Science
#32 Off-Season Training during COVID

#32 Off-Season Training during COVID

January 19, 2021

Ciaran & Ross have an indepth discussion about what is the ultimate purpose of the Off-season; how to programme it for your team; and how COVID has affected this year's period of training and preparation. They chat about how it is a window of opportunity to work on strength, aerobic capacity, your 'wooden side', tactical aspects of your game and how you can get one step ahead of the chasing pack as a player or coach.

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#31 All-Ireland Football Final Review 2020

#31 All-Ireland Football Final Review 2020

December 23, 2020

Joe is joined by coach Steven Poacher and two Down legends Benny Coulter and Marty Clarke to discuss Dublin's history-making 6 in a row triumph against Mayo in the All Ireland Football Final. They discuss Dublin's 'Hand Goals'; Mayo's mistakes; game management; Dublin playing the percentage game in their excellent shot selection; and Marty & Benny give a fascinating insight into what it's like to lose an All Ireland Final- ten years on from Down's loss to Cork in the 2010 Final, it still hurts.

This episode is sponsored by RYPT - who offer the best software package for fitness professionals & gyms and gives you the ability to offer online programmes and support for your teams & clients. Their clients include DSS, Kerry GAA and Swim Ireland. Find out more at www.RYPT.app
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#30 Youth Coaching Roundtable - with Brian Cuthbert, Shane Smith, Barry Mullane & Ciaran Deely

#30 Youth Coaching Roundtable - with Brian Cuthbert, Shane Smith, Barry Mullane & Ciaran Deely

December 15, 2020

Brian Cuthbert, Shane Smith and Barry Mullane join Ciaran Deely this week to chat about the very important topic of child and youth coaching. The discussion ranges from:
- differences in coaching approaches to child/youth/adult
- how to develop 'club culture' and build the right environment for your players
- the important of fun, games and enjoyment in coaching
- how to retain adolescent players in team
- what does a U7 coaching session look like
- how will the GAA Talent Academy and Player Development Report 2019 affect change throughout the GAA in Clubs/Schools/Academies
This is a really interesting roundtable discussion on child and youth coaching, with coaches who have worked from U6 to Senior Inter-County. An episode not to be missed!

This episode is sponsored by RYPT - who offer the best software package for fitness professionals & gyms and gives you the ability to offer online programmes and support for your teams & clients. Their clients include DSS Online Training, Kerry GAA and Swim Ireland. Find out more at www.RYPT.app
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#29 Nutrition in the Modern Era - with David Dunne

#29 Nutrition in the Modern Era - with David Dunne

November 24, 2020

This week Ross Bennett is joined by internationally renowned Performance Nutritionist David Dunne. David is currently conducted a PhD through Liverpool John Moores University and co-founded HEXIS. He has worked with the European Ryder Cup Team, the European Golf Tour, Harlequins RFC, QPR FC, London GAA, Team Wiggins Cycling, British Canoeing and many individual sports such as boxing and athletics. Ross & David discuss protein consumption; views on supplementation; the myth of low CHO; behavioural psychology within nutrition; and how his new Hexis App can help with this topics.

This episode is sponsored by RYPT - who offer the best software package for fitness professionals & gyms and gives you the ability to offer online programmes and support for your teams & clients. Their clients include DSS Online Training, Kerry GAA and Swim Ireland. Find out more at www.RYPT.app
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#28 Building a Successful Team - with Aidan O Brien

#28 Building a Successful Team - with Aidan O Brien

November 15, 2020

Ciaran's longtime mentor as a player & coach, Aidan O Brien, joins him this week to record a very personal podcast episode. Aidan and Ciaran take a trip down memory lane discussing Aidan's monumental impact on Good Counsel College, New Ross' sporting success bringing a Wexford football team- mixed with Kilkenny & Wicklow players- to All Ireland Colleges 'A' success; alongside his coaching success with Horeswood GAA and many other clubs around Leinster; as well as his time managing the Wexford Senior football team. They discuss his love of horse-racing; how to build a successful team; the importance of focusing on the big rocks of good coaching, commitment and hard work rather than marginal gains; and how the "quality of the service is at the point of delivery.'" An  episode not to be missed!

This episode is sponsored by RYPT - who offer the best software package for fitness professionals & gyms and gives you the ability to offer online programmes and support for your teams & clients. Their clients include DSS Online Training, Kerry GAA and Swim Ireland. Find out more at www.RYPT.app
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#27 The World Cup Experience & Coach Development - with Paul Hall

#27 The World Cup Experience & Coach Development - with Paul Hall

October 27, 2020

Ross is joined by QPR U23 Head Coach and recent Pro Licence graduate Paul Hall to speak about his fascinating career path to date that took in playing at World Cup 98 with Jamaica, and his philosophy around coach and player development. They speak about the importance of playground games; what a typical pro football coaching session looks like; developing individual programmes for players; and Black Lives Matter and Equality in the game.

This episode is sponsored by RYPT - who offer the best software package for fitness professionals & gyms and gives you the ability to offer online programmes and support for your teams & clients. Their clients include DSS, Kerry GAA and Swim Ireland. Find out more at www.RYPT.app
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#26 Bonus Episode- So you want to be an Inter-County GAA Manager?

#26 Bonus Episode- So you want to be an Inter-County GAA Manager?

October 19, 2020

So you want to be an Inter-County GAA Manager? Sport Scientist and former London GAA Senior Inter-county Manager Ciaran Deely outlines the 7 things you must have prepared and speak about when you go for an interview for that all-important inter-county Manager's position you've worked towards. Take a listen to this bonus track and come join the discussion over on www.DeelySportScience.com or the DSS Elite Coaching WhatsApp group

#25 The Power of Play in Coaching - with Owen Mooney

#25 The Power of Play in Coaching - with Owen Mooney

October 13, 2020

Well-known youth coach Owen Mooney joins Ciaran this week to discuss a range of topics about coaching kids and developing youth players and coaches. Owen works as the Learning & Games Development Coordinator at Dublin GAA, having previously worked for Ulster GAA, Special Olympics Ireland and Rockland GAA in New York. The discussion touches on all of his past experiences, plus his PhD research about the Power of Play, his collaboration with iCoachKids, and what a coaching session with the local U7 GAA team looks like!

This episode is sponsored by RYPT - who offer the best software package for fitness professionals & gyms and gives you the ability to offer online programmes and support for your teams & clients. Their clients include DSS, Kerry GAA and Swim Ireland. Find out more at www.RYPT.app
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#24 Coaching Roundtable- with Colm Nally & Steven Poacher

#24 Coaching Roundtable- with Colm Nally & Steven Poacher

September 29, 2020

This Live Podcast episode was a Coaching Roundtable session with well-known GAA coaches Colm Nally and Steven Poacher joining Ciaran Deely and Ross Bennett. The lads discussed a number of coaching concepts from their experiences with amateur and professional teams in GAA and soccer, at both club and Inter-county level. They discuss designing a session plan; isolated practice versus a match scenario-based approach; S&C programmes for U13-U16 teams; can a GK be a great coach; and the benefits of 'Arrival Activities' for your players. 

This episode is sponsored by RYPT - who offer the best software package for fitness professionals & gyms and gives you the ability to offer online programmes and support for your teams & clients. Their clients include DSS, Kerry GAA and Swim Ireland. Find out more at www.RYPT.app
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#23 Coaching for Development - Then & Now with Paul Furlong

#23 Coaching for Development - Then & Now with Paul Furlong

September 22, 2020

Ross Bennett is joined by QPR FC U18 Head Coach Paul Furlong to speak about coaching young players and how things have changed in the last number of years when it comes to developing a holistic player development programme. They talk through his successful playing career with Chelsea, Watford, QPR and Birmingham City; a Day in a Life of an Academy Coach; Then & Now- have we lost something? and some common characteristics in players that have 'made it', including his own son Darnell who currently plays for WBA in the Premier League.

This episode is sponsored by RYPT - who offer the best software package for fitness professionals & gyms and gives you the ability to offer online programmes and support for your teams & clients. Their clients include DSS, Kerry GAA and Swim Ireland. Find out more at www.RYPT.app
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#22 Building Team Spirit - with Steven Poacher

#22 Building Team Spirit - with Steven Poacher

September 8, 2020

Joe Coulter is joined this week by our special guest- Gaelic football coach Steven Poacher- to discuss Stevie's fascinating coaching career path and how he helps build team spirit with any group of players he gets involved with. They speak about his time with the Carlow Senior football team, his involvement on the club scene in Co. Down and information about his proposed pitch-based coaching clinic this coming December. Along the way they discuss his coaching philosophy; how to drive a winning mentality; future aspirations in coaching; and the lads chat about his successful, yet sometimes controversial, team tactics! You can find Stevie on Twitter at @Stevie_Poacher

This episode is brought to you by RYPT - who offer the best software package for fitness professionals & gyms and gives you the ability to offer online programmes and support for your teams & clients. Their clients include DSS, Kerry GAA and Swim Ireland. Find out more at www.RYPT.app
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#21 Performance for the Big Day - with Andrew Wiseman

#21 Performance for the Big Day - with Andrew Wiseman

September 1, 2020

Sport Scientist & Coach Ross Bennett is joined this week by Head of Performance at Utah Royals FC Women's team Andrew Wiseman. Andrew speaks about his current role working in the US; what he learned from his previous positions with Glasgow Celtic FC Women, Exeter City FC 1st team, Chelsea FC Community and Shamrock Rovers FC, among others. Ross & Andrew discuss performing on the big day; what strategies and training modalities you can use to maximise this performance; and how to create a trusting yet challenging environment for your players. This is a really great episode with loads of practical tips and ideas for your team & players! You can find Andrew on Instagram at @MrWiseyMan

This episode is supported by RYPT - who offer the best software package for fitness professionals & gyms and gives you the ability to offer online programmes and support for your teams & clients. Their clients include DSS, Kerry GAA and Swim Ireland. Find out more at www.RYPT.app
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