In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast, I am speaking to Program Director at ALTIS, Nick Ward. When Stu McMillan recommends someone to come on the podcast, I jump at the chance to get them on. Nick has had an incredible career as a coach, business owner, lecturer and now Program Director at ALTIS. As well as his role at ALTIS, we discuss the skills he has developed in these various different roles which have enabled him to have such a long and successful career in strength and conditioning.

In this episode we discussed…

  • Who is Nick Ward (background, education and current role)?
  • History lesson
    • Newcastle academy
    • Industry trends that have come and gone
      • SAQ
      • Other examples?
    • Surviving the industry
      • Being adaptable
  • How speed training education is applicable to the ‘everyman coach’?
    • Content vs context
    • How perfect is perfect technique

Nick can be found on Twitter @NickWardUK

This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Perch. Engineered at MIT, Perch uses small and mobile cameras to monitor and manage weight room performance without detracting from it. Perch is velocity based training. No strings attached. For exclusive deals and offers, tell them Rob sent you by going to pacey.perch.fit/.

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.

Keep up to date with everything that is going on with the podcast by following on Twitter @strengthofsci or visiting the links below.

Enjoy

PP

To subscribe to the Pacey Performance Podcast, please use the links below:

Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes

Click Here to Subscribe via RSS (non-iTunes)

Click Here to Subscribe via YouTube

…Or listen below