Science in DanceMay 03, 2019
Being a Coach with Impact: Nick Ruddock (Great Britain Gymnastics Coach)
Science in Dance is delighted to welcome Nick Ruddock to the Podcast.
Nick is an experienced Gymnastics Coach with over 15 years experience coaching at elite and recreational level as well as being involved in a the progression of Olympic Athletes.
Nick has founds the Gymnastics Growth Academy which provides Coach development and education to individuals around the world.
In this episode Nick discusses: Empowering Athletes, Long Term Athlete Development, Inspiring Coaching Methods, Self Awareness as a Coach and much more.
You can contact Nick and Listen to his podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts (Gymnastics Growth Show)
You can also find him on social media: @NickRuddock.
From The Ivory Coast to the United Kingdom: Inspirations and Motivations with Yos Clark
Yos Clark is a Dancer, Model, Choreographer, Photographer and Artist from the Ivory Coast. He talks us through his journey of Dancing on the streets of Côte d'Ivoire to pursuing professional Dance Training with KS Dance in the UK. Yos shares his love for the art form and what inspired and motivated him to pursue a career in Dance having learned Ballet on Skype for the first time at the age of 17. He tells us about his passion for movement and that every movement in his choreography comes from a place within and has meaning. As well sharing how a shy young person overcame his fears of dancing in front of people to having performed at London Fashion Week and for Vogue.
Instagram: @yosclark and @iamyaaasclark
Auditions, Networking and "The Audition Educator" with Rebecca Haw (Series 3 Episode 1)
The New Series welcomes a wide range of industry experts and minds to share their knowledge with the Dance and Performing Arts community.
Rebecca Haw is a professional Ballerina from South Wales who is currently dancing with SemperOper Dresden. Amongst many other endeavours and businesses, launched "The Audition Educator" in the Summer of 2020. Aiding Dancers gain the wider skills needed to be successful in the world of Ballet. Becca tells us her story and what led to her being in such a fantastic position to offer a well-needed service.
Becca and I also discuss networking and entrepreneurship for Dancers who are looking to expand their income streams as well WHAT NOT TO DO when writing to potential employers.
Please give Becca a follow on Social Media
Instagram: @missbeccahaw @auditioneducator @coda.apparel
Upper Body Strength and expanding your skills with Claire Farmer
Youtube: Claire Farmer Performance and Training
Injury Prevention PhD Research in Ballet Dancers with Nico Kolokythas ASCC PhD.
Episode 9: Life as a Pro with Katie Deacon
If you would like to get in touch with Katie she is easy to find on Instagram... @KatieDeacon92
Katie Teaches a Ballet Class on Instagram Live each Tuesday at 11am.
Episode 8: Life of a Pro with Gina Scott (SemperOper Dresden)
Amidst the global Pandemic in 2020 Science in Dance is aiming to bring you unique content that will enrich and enhance each day with motivation, insight and stories from the World of Dance and Performing Arts.
If you would like to follow Gina on Instagram here is her handle @gine_the_ballerina
Episode 7: Q&A with Rupert
Flying Solo this week answering some questions sent in to Instagram.
If you are isolated due to Coronavirus, get in touch and we can chat about keeping fit and healthy whilst taking a break from Dancing.
In the mean time check out scienceindance.com and instagram @theballetstrengthpro for private coaching and programming.
Episode 6: Stress, Team Cohesion and Holistic Lifestyle with Sy Wiggall (Head of Strength and Conditioning at Oxford University Blues Rugby)
Sy and I discuss Stress in all its forms and the two way street between Emotions and Performance.
Q&A with Jodie Comer and Chris Taggart
Episode 4: Jumping Higher and Performing Better with Paige Rice (Biomechanics and Research)
Paige Rice is a Dance Researcher from Edith Cowan University.
In this episode Paige and I discuss her current research on the Strength and Conditioning Interventions she has performed on Dancers. This involves a 12 week training study looking into a variety of variables including Jump height in a Grand Jeté and changes in Muscle and Tendon properties.
A great intro to sport science for some and a fantastic insight into new research for those who are familiar with Dance Science.
Episode 3: Dan Lonsdale (Strength and Conditioning Coach and Consultant for Gymnastics)
This is episode features Dan Lonsdale. Dan is an experience S&C coach who is an expert in a variety of areas. Dan's experience spreads across a multitude of Sports, however, recently Dan has spent the majority of time in the world of Gymnastics. It is always an interesting conversation between Dance Healthcare professionals and Gymnastics. As there are a number of similarities in the cultures and artistic nature of the disciplines, despite the requirements of the athletes being quite different.
In this episode we discuss: Screening, Culture, Coaching Relationships, Jumping and Landing.
Episode 2: Dr Nicky Keay - Endocrinologist and Sports Medic specialising in Dance
This episode brings you insight into the world of Hormones and their impact on Dance performance. Specifically Nicky discusses her research into Eating Disorders and Relative Energy Deficiency amongst Dancers and Athletes. She also talks about valuable the information for Dancers, Students, Practitioners, Parents and Teachers regarding overall health and the links between mental health, behaviour, performance and nutrition.
Get in touch with Nicky at www.health4performance.com or www.nickykeayfitness.com
View more Show Notes on scienceindance.com
Mental Health Self Care and Performing Arts Culture featuring Terry Hyde and Connie Janes
Mental Health, Injury, Stigma, Instagram, Mental Wellbeing, Dance Culture and Life as Dance.