Judo Talk
Episode 23 -The Olympic Mini Pod

Episode 23 -The Olympic Mini Pod

July 30, 2021

Welcome to episode 23, in this episode I have a round-up of everything I have observed and thought about from the Olympic Games! 

It is a mini-podcast (compared to all of my others), and I will be interested to hear your thoughts! 

 

Episode 22 - Allan Macdonald - Bringing S&C to the Judo community!

Episode 22 - Allan Macdonald - Bringing S&C to the Judo community!

July 23, 2021

Welcome to episode 22 of the Judo Talk Podcast where I speak to S&C coach and former judoka Allan Macdonald. 

This is a must-listen for all coaches, judoka ... well everyone. 

We talk about some basic ideas around strength and conditioning all the way through to more complex ideas of how strategy, fighting style, weight category can all interlink with an athletes gym and on the mat training. 

Allan has also released a book called - Deterministic Judo: Engineering High Performance check it out here

Don't forget to share the podcast and subscribe. 

Contact me at vince@vinceskillcorn.co.uk or via social media. 

Episode 21 - Vince .. again … Let’s talk judo.

Episode 21 - Vince .. again … Let’s talk judo.

July 16, 2021

In this episode, I talk to well me again ... due to a super busy week I just couldn't squeeze in any interviews so I discuss:

  • England's footballers removing their medals.
  • Adults returning to judo in England.
  • Coaching at a high level. 
  • And why I don't teach drop techniques! 

Make sure you share the podcast and hit the subscribe. 

Contact me on social media or vince@vinceskillcorn.co.uk 

 

Episode 20 - Natalie Powell - Wales have done so much for me.

Episode 20 - Natalie Powell - Wales have done so much for me.

July 9, 2021

This weeks episode is with Olympian, former World number 1, Commonwealth Games Champion, Welsh Judoka Natalie Powell. 

It's so good you really don't want to miss it! 

Natalie discusses how she is preparing for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, her journey to becoming a world-class athlete, difficult decisions she has had to make along the way and life after judo. 

As mentioned in the podcast I do want to thank Judo Life clothing for sending over the t-shirts. You can check them out here: https://www.judo-life.com/ 

If you want to get in contact please email vince@vinceskillcorn.co.uk 

Episode 19 - Robert Eriksson - We’ve worked hard to get here.

Episode 19 - Robert Eriksson - We’ve worked hard to get here.

July 2, 2021

Welcome to episode 19 with Swedish National coach Robert Eriksson. 

Talking to me after Sweden's amazing success at the World Championships Robert discusses the journey to this point, his philosophy around judo and hopes for the Olympic Games! 

Everyone will gain something from this interview! 

Don't forget to share the podcast and please give it 5 stars! 

Vince

Episode 18 - Simon Twigg - I just love judo (2nd attempt at uploading)

Episode 18 - Simon Twigg - I just love judo (2nd attempt at uploading)

June 25, 2021

Welcome to episode 18 of the Judo Talk podcast with Simon Twigg and me discuss the joys of judo! 

Simon started judo as a boy, he loved the sport and enjoyed competing, but (like so many) in his later years moved away from the sport in pursuit of a career and family. 

After many decades away he has fallen back in love with the sport and has enjoyed the ... 

Well, I guess you will have to listen to find out the rest. 

Honestly, this was a really enjoyable interview and one that many of you will resonate with and hopefully give you the itch to get back on the mat and compete again! 

Don't forget to send your questions in to vince@vinceskillcorn.co.uk

Episode 17 - Gerard Turvey - Let us help you bounce back stronger!

Episode 17 - Gerard Turvey - Let us help you bounce back stronger!

June 18, 2021

Episode 17 of the Judo Talk podcast is with Gerard Turvey Managing Director of Nest Management.

In this episode, we discuss how Gerard and his team can help you grow your judo club to record numbers. 

The whole of judo (and martial arts) has taken a real hit over the last year, we've all struggled but we've hit a point where we can rebuild and my hope is that every judo club comes back stronger than before. 

I believe with their support you can grow your judo club, offer a better service and free up valuable time to focus on what is really important ... Judo. 

Don't forget if you want further information to contact the Nest Management team and reference the Judo Talk Podcast to receive the special offer. I do really hope this helps! 

If you want to contact me you can via vince@vinceskillcorn.co.uk or on social media! 

Episode 16 - Vince Skillcorn - Let’s try something different!

Episode 16 - Vince Skillcorn - Let’s try something different!

June 11, 2021

Episode 16 of the Judo Talk podcast is with ... Me ... I hope that doesn't disappoint too much and I do explain why in this weeks pod! 

I want to continually push the podcast and this one was an experiment. 

I talk about various topics from the

- World Championships

- Learning judo right and left-handed

- Why adolescents drop out of judo

Plus more ... so have a listen and let me know what you think! 

Also, you can vote (up to 5 times) for me on UK Coaching Hero via this link: https://ukcoaching.awardsplatform.com/entry/vote/VjgPkZWN/YMqGlmBY?search=2bf7134c48d928e8-74&fbclid=IwAR2l_ahqPaIUe-BXsge7dL1zJ9dYT47edvx6nUhXR5cr9j-XyexCbmK2Wrk 

Don't forget emails can be sent vince@vinceskillcorn.co.uk 

Episode 15 - Jade Eccles - The psychology of eating behaviours and body image in judo (plus my World Champ predictions).

Episode 15 - Jade Eccles - The psychology of eating behaviours and body image in judo (plus my World Champ predictions).

June 4, 2021

In this episode of Judo Talk I talk to Judoka and PhD student Jade Eccles about her study into the psychology of eating behaviour and body image in judo. 

Jade discusses the importance of understanding the potential issues of practising a weight controlled sport. 

Bonus: I tried something new with this podcast answering YOUR questions from Linkedin, Instagram and Twitter. 

I also placed my predictions for winners of the World Championships next week! 

Please remember to rate and share the podcast! 

You can ask your questions on all social media channels and vince@vinceskillcorn.co.uk 

Episode 14 (honest), - Adam Hall - Becoming Head Coach at Bath University

Episode 14 (honest), - Adam Hall - Becoming Head Coach at Bath University

May 28, 2021

In Episode 14 (I miss labelled last weeks podcast, which was 13) of the Judo Talk Podcast, I talk with Adam Hall who is now head coach of Bath University. 

We discuss him learning from Jurgen Klinger and eventually taking over as head coach. His journey into coaching and his aims for the future. 

Remember do not forget to contact me at vince@vinceskillcorn.co.uk  

And please rate and share the podcast!

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