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Rusty chats with Simon Jones, 10.6s 100m man, S&C coach for Japan at the 2019 RWC and Rusty's favourite lockdown webinar.
Rusty chats with Eilidh Gibson... paddler, World and European champion, founder of Slalom Inspire and Project FLOW...
Lee is founder of the Athlete Tribe. He chats all things physical development in the lower leagues and Premiership, coaching and well-being. Rusty needs to eat more fruit and veg!
Farrah Douglas, ex-USA Eagle rugby player, went to 2 Rugby World Cup and was hit very hard by Maggie Alphonsi. Chats all things coaching, learning and spending the Summer at Bowdoin with Rusty every year!
Rusty and Rob chat all things disability and inclusion coaching, deep reflective moments, socio-relational reflections and 'what if Carlsberg did coach development'. Rusty left inspired and pleased his WRU keynote was a strong grade C...
Cheavon Clarke, Commonwealth and European medalist, died twice and the man with the best energy Rusty has ever met...
Kendrick Lynn, coach (both sides of the ball) at Lyon in the Top 14 joins Rusty to chat all things identity,  the French Resistance, off-the-pitch habits, player to coach and what makes a great day for him. He's excited to be a guest on his favourite podcast!
Anna Stodter, international rugby player, course leader at Anglia Ruskin University and curious about all things coach learning. Anna has also won twice as many Varsity matches as Rusty...
Rusty catches up with 'Soaks' and discusses all things player to coach, learning from 7's, secret lockdown coaches groups and gamification catching on around the world...
Jeremy Holt and Rusty chat all things identity, walking empaths, caveman, speedway and pit stop crews.
Wrapping up season 5 Rusty chats with Cody Royle... AFL coach, writer and podcaster chats all things leadership, head coaching and talking to himself...
Rusty meets one of his heroes and his newfound 'phone-a-friend' James Gee to chat all things video game design, learning and politics.
Rusty chats with his magic lessons friends, Magic Academy members and trainee wizards Sinan and Ben plus Magic Circle member Tom Luddington... 
Fletch takes the reins this week and chats with William Bryce  about the NFL academy based in London
Rusty chats with Ugo Monte... Harlequin, England and British Lion, father and commentator...Chats all things being human, being Fletch’s favourite commentator, immediate feedback on social media, winning championships and hanging with the Magic academy during lockdown...
Topsy Ojo (London Irish legend and one club man) and Dr Daniel Fujiwara (expert in well-being) chat all things well-being in sport with Rusty
Danny Newcombe and Will Roberts from Boing Kids join Rusty to chat all things 'Bears in the Woods', coach development and how we take webinars to the pitch more effectively.
Rusty chats with Damian Hughes, storyteller extraordinaire and all things truth tellers versus time tellers, cultural architects, momento mori and (the radio DJ) Chris Evans. Similar WiFi to Stuart Lancaster.
Jean Côté, professor and researcher in coaching and children in sport, planner of interactions and ex-goal tender chats all things coaching with Rusty.
Aaron Walsh and Rusty make it 2nd time lucky. Linkedin's most improved person and mental skills coach with the Gallagher Chiefs joins Rusty to chat all things belonging, identity and normalising mental skills.
Lara Mossman joins a notable list of second podcasters all the way (with dodgy wifi) from Melbourne and takes Rusty by surprise by hacking the pod to gamify his coaching report from a session she watched. Enjoy!
Rusty catches up with Ben Pegna, ex-player and now consultant coach chats all things coaching, rooming with rusty with the 7's and Going For Gold...
Rusty and James chat all things coaching, opera and his dissertation on Magic Academy cards
Sammie Phillips, Ben Powell and Peter Bell from England Touch join Rusty to chat all things touch rugby, skill development and Rusty's road to the 2023 World Cup.
The Batman and Robin of coach development share their experiences, insights and stories with Rusty and Fletch
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Podcast Details

Created by
John Fletcher, Russell Earnshaw
Podcast Status
Aug 29th, 2018
Latest Episode
Sep 24th, 2020
Release Period
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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