This episode of the podcast features another amazing guest in Seattle Seahawks sport scientist, Patrick Ward. Patrick is such a nice guy and was very open talking about his work, not only with the Seahawks but with his past employees which included working at the Nike sports research lab. Patrick speaks at conferences and seminars all the US about his methods, many of which are alongside some of the best sports scientists and strength and conditioning coaches in the game!

In this episode you will learn –

  • Who is Patrick Ward and how has he got to where he is today
  • Breakdown of Patrick’s coaching philosophy
  • What is the ‘phyiological buffer zone’?
  • HRV – what is it, how can it be used and its limitations
  • Data collection and how can it influence profiling, programme design and monitoring fatigue
  • About

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