In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast, I am speaking to Chief Performance Engineer at Statespace Gaming Company, Taylor Johnson. To get a guest on the podcast who works in esports performance is a first for the podcast and one I have been looking forward to getting out there for a few weeks since we recorded it. An incredibly interesting area that is just going to grow and grow and Taylor is at the forefront of that. I find this area fascinating and horrendously exciting for performance coaches all over the world as it could provide the next wave of jobs for a market that is in desperate need.
Hope you enjoy this episode with Taylor Johnson.
- Who is Taylor Johnson? (background, education and current role[s])
- Esports performance market
- Demands placed on esports athletes
- Philosophy of performance coach working with esport athletes
- Cognitive training
- Around competition
- Example sessions
- Around travel
- The bigger ‘lifestyle’ picture for gamers
Taylor can be found on Twitter @coacht_johnson
This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Hawkin Dynamics, the team behind the worlds only wireless force plate system. Hawkin Dynamics can be found at hawkindynamics.com and you can follow them on Twitter @hawkindynamics
This episode is also sponsored by IMeasureU. IMeasureU are a world leading inertial platform to precisely quantify body movement and workload metrics in the field. IMeasureU can be found at imeasureu.com and you can follow them on Twitter @imeasureu.
This episode is sponsored by BLK BOX, leaders in performance training equipment & facility design. BLK BOX manufacture and distribute a full range of strength training equipment across Europe from their Headquarters in Belfast, Northern Ireland. BLK BOK can be found at blkboxfitness.com and you can follow them on Twitter @blkboxfitness and Instagram @blkboxfitness.
This episode is also sponsored by Kitman Labs. Kitman partners with leading sports teams to achieve consistent success, on and off the pitch. Over 150 teams across the globe use Kitman Labs’ Athlete Optimization System to simplify daily operations and rely on the company’s unique analytics to uncover the factors that influence success. You can find Kitman Labs at kitmanlabs.com and on Twitter @kitmanlabs.
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