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Frank Dick OBE and ex-British Olympic coach on being better today than you were yesterday

24 November 2022 - 58 mins
Podcast Series The Mike Quirke Podcast

Frank Dick has done most everything that can be done in the world of coaching. From being the British Athletics Federation’s director of coaching to becoming the high-performance director with the South African Olympic committee while helping to deliver several medals along the way. In 2016 Frank was invited to become a strategic consultant with England rugby’s leadership team ahead of the rugby World Cup in 2019.

(1.35) – The essence of coaching

(6.00) – Athlete Ownership

(21.45) – Language matters

(34.25) – Satisfaction seduces

(52.10) – The transferability of skills from sports coaching to business.

Frank is the author of four major publications including; ‘Winning Matters’ and ‘Wi...

58 mins

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Answering listener questions | The importance of people skills, underage coaching and another look at biobanding

Answering listener questions | The importance of people skills, underage coaching and another look at biobanding

For this episode, the final one of the season, we take a look at some of the questions that you have asked during the series about different episodes or specific parts of the various conversations. (3.00) – Why developing people skills is so important (7.15) – Specific advice for coaching underage sport (12.15) – Another look at biobanding (29.50) – Skill acquisition Similar to season 1, I've set up this podcast with a dual purpose in mind, firstly to provide some thoughtful debate for coaches, but I've also linked up with Recovery Haven in Tralee, who provide free cancer support services for the people of Kerry and beyond. If you found some value in the podcast, it would be great if you could donate any amount, no matter how small to Recovery Haven through the link here: https://www.justgiving.com/page/mike-quirke-1667934946389?utm_source=copyLink&utm_medium=one_page&utm_content=page/mike-quirke-1667934946389&utm_campaign=pfp-share&utm_term=8ca9a06724cf4db390a48cd165fc4e61 If you enjoyed this episode, click on the like button, share, leave a review and follow the podcast. My thanks also to PST Sport for their support with this project. Go to pstsport.com for world-class delivery of all your artificial grass pitch needs. Thanks for listening.

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Ronan O'Gara on lessons learned and why good people make good players

Ronan O'Gara on lessons learned and why good people make good players

With nearly 130 caps for the Irish rugby team, a British and Irish Lion, Munster’s all-time leading points scorer - Ronan O’Gara is one of Ireland’s sporting icons. From Munster to France, to New Zealand and back now as coach of LaRochelle, O’Gara talks with great honestly and openness about his experiences and lessons learned from the many different professional coaching environments he’s been a part of. (3.30) – A confidence player (11.11) – Good people make better players (17.00) – Consistent buy-in (24.24) – The importance of fun (35.07) – Developing personal relationships Similar to season 1, I've set up this podcast with a dual purpose in mind, firstly to provide some thoughtful debate for coaches, but I've also linked up with Recovery Haven in Tralee, who provide free cancer support services for the people of Kerry and beyond. If you found some value in the podcast, it would be great if you could donate any amount, no matter how small to Recovery Haven through the link here: https://bit.ly/3tfsxWw If you enjoyed this episode, click on the like button, share, leave a review and follow the podcast. My thanks also to PST Sport for their support with this project. Go to pstsport.com for world class delivery of all your artificial grass pitch needs. Thanks for listening.

42 mins

12 January Finished

Learning through coaching with Kieran Donaghy - switching sports, working with kids and intercounty

Learning through coaching with Kieran Donaghy - switching sports, working with kids and intercounty

Kieran Donaghy will be well known to listeners for his exploits as an All-Star player both on the football pitches and basketball courts of Ireland for the bones of nearly 20 years. In this episode he takes us through his fledgling coaching career having coached and managed Tralee IT in Sigerson cup football, as a performance coach with the Galway hurlers and currently as a forwards coach under Kieran McGeeney with the Armagh senior football team. He also has an interesting perspective on children’s sport given his involvement in running hugely popular basketball / football camps for hundreds of kids each year. That crossover between basketball and football is a recurring theme through this episode with some interesting takeaways for coaches off all ages. (19.50) – Basketball influencing Gaelic football (29.00) – Developing better communication (32.00) – Camp coaching (43.28) – Parenting and coaching (51.33) – Working with Kieran McGeeney. Similar to season 1, I've set up this podcast with a dual purpose in mind, firstly to provide some thoughtful debate for coaches, but I've also linked up with Recovery Haven in Tralee, who provide free cancer support services for the people of Kerry and beyond. If you found some value in the podcast, it would be great if you could donate any amount, no matter how small to Recovery Haven through the link here: https://bit.ly/3tfsxWw If you enjoyed this episode, click on the like button, share, leave a review and follow the podcast. My thanks also to PST Sport for their support with this project. Go to pstsport.com for world class delivery of all your artificial grass pitch needs. Thanks for listening!

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From Galbally to Killarney – Paddy Tally on a journey through coaching, teaching and learning

From Galbally to Killarney – Paddy Tally on a journey through coaching, teaching and learning

Paddy Tally is currently coaching the Kerry senior football team, having previously started his 15 years of inter-county football experience with Tyrone back in 2003. There have been plenty of stops along the road, including Sigerson success in St Mary’s Belfast, as well as stints in Down and Galway. As a lecturer in the PE department in St Mary’s for 25 years, he shares some of the gems he has picked up along the way in a lifelong journey through coaching, teaching and learning. (10.00) – lessons learned over 15 years (20.00) – how do you motivate players (30.30) – teaching games for understanding (TGFU) (36.00) – developing your own culture Similar to season 1, I've set up this podcast with a dual purpose in mind, firstly to provide some thoughtful debate for coaches, but I've also linked up with Recovery Haven in Tralee, who provide free cancer support services for the people of Kerry and beyond. If you found some value in the podcast, it would be great if you could donate any amount, no matter how small to Recovery Haven through the link here: https://bit.ly/3tfsxWw If you enjoyed this episode, click on the like button, share, leave a review and follow the podcast. My thanks also to PST Sport for their support with this project. Go to pstsport.com for world class delivery of all your artificial grass pitch needs. Thanks for listening.

56 mins

15 December 2022 Finished

Dr Phil Kearney on maximising skills acquisition, coaching and performance

Dr Phil Kearney on maximising skills acquisition, coaching and performance

Welcome to Ep. 5 with Phil Kearney, lecturer in Skill Acquisition, Coaching and Performance in the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences in the University of Limerick. Phil's research has examined human motor behaviour; that is, how humans control their movements and develop their skills across their lifespan. His recent research has concentrated on youth sport, in particular within the context of track and field athletics. (20.00) – What is skill? (32.40) – How long does it take for skills to stick? (37.27) – Fast-tracking your learning. (54.40) – Developing life-skills through sport and coaching. Similar to season 1, I've set up this podcast with a dual purpose in mind, firstly to provide some thoughtful debate for coaches, but I've also linked up with Recovery Haven in Tralee, who provide free cancer support services for the people of Kerry and beyond. If you found some value in the podcast, it would be great if you could donate any amount, no matter how small to Recovery Haven through the link here: https://bit.ly/3tfsxWw If you enjoyed this episode, click on the like button, share, leave a review and follow the podcast. My thanks also to PST Sport for their support with this project. Go to pstsport.com for world class delivery of all your artificial grass pitch needs. Thanks for listening.

53 mins

8 December 2022 Finished

Alan Keane: the Irish man coaching Great Britain basketball

Alan Keane: the Irish man coaching Great Britain basketball

Alan Keane is the Irish man carving out his own coaching path on foreign soil since leaving his home town of Tralee, and found himself coaching his way through UK basketball, from professional level in Reading, to working his way up to coaching England and Great Britain under 16, under 18 and under 20’s to European championships competing in the top A division and winning a silver medal in 2017. Alan is also co-founder of a company called MVMT Movement Sports, which is a mission-driven business for difference-maker coaches by providing training for organisations who use sport to create social impact. He has also coached England in the Common Wealth Games, he’s a qualified school teacher and is currently completing his PhD. (2.15) – Kerry connections. (5.35) – What is self-regulated learning. (12.45) – How has coaching changed in the last 15 years. (32.45) – The use of questioning as a coaching tool. (46.00) – Reflective practice. Similar to season 1, I've set up this podcast with a dual purpose in mind, firstly to provide some thoughtful debate for coaches, but I've also linked up with Recovery Haven in Tralee, who provide free cancer support services for the people of Kerry and beyond. If you found some value in the podcast, it would be great if you could donate any amount, no matter how small to Recovery Haven through the link here: https://bit.ly/3tfsxWw If you enjoyed this episode, click on the like button, share, leave a review and follow the podcast. My thanks also to PST Sport for their support with this project. Go to pstsport.com for world class delivery of all your artificial grass pitch needs. Thanks for listening.

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