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Matthew Ibrahim

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21 - Building the brakes - Matthew Ibrahim

Performance Talks

Nel 21° Episodio il nostro ospite è Mathew Ibrahim, Phd e Strength and Conditioning coach. In questo episodio, ci spiegherà: 1) Building the brakes 2) Deceleration training 3) Calf training Buon ascolto! Rimani aggiornato su: https://www.instagram.com/obiettivoperformance/ Info su Matthew: Matthew Ibrahim is a Strength & Conditioning Coach, Adjunct Professor of Exercise Science, and Ph.D. student in Human & Sport Performance. He has been an invited guest speaker at EXOS at Google Headquarters, Perform Better, and the NSCA Coaches Clinic. His work has been featured in Men's Health, Science for Sport, and T-Nation. Connect with him on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matthewibrahim_/ Start applying the skills of deceleration and landing in Building The Brakes, his brand new 6-week training program: http://trainheroic.co/BuildingTheBrakes


28 May 2021

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EP 32 | Matthew Ibrahim: Communicating is More than Speaking

Asking Better Questions

Matt Ibrahim leans in this week to give us a better understanding of what it is like to be a great coach that communicates well. Matthew’s background lies in performance coaching and also in the rehab sector. He has been mentored by and worked with some amazing coaches in the Boston area including Mike Boyle and Tim DiFrancesco (formerly LA Lakers). Currently, he's finishing his PhD with a focus on hamstring injury reduction & deceleration training; working as a professor creating the curriculum for 5 undergrad Ex Sci / Coaching classes; helping to build Science for Sport - Coach Academy; and has his own online training business.  Matthew has his hands in a lot of different areas and is at the top of his game. Throughout this episode he:-       Explains his story failing out of school to PhD-       Coaching -       Meeting patients and clients where they are at-       Why changing your tone, pitch, and eye contact for different clients is a priority-       Entrepreneurship and Burnout-       The fear of failure-       The importance of a speaking coach-       Mastering social awareness and emotional intelligence (EQ)If you LOVED this episode, I encourage you to leave a review and tell me why. If you HATED it, leave a review and tell why! We encourage feedback and want to improve your listening experience.Reach out to Connor DerricksonCDPerformance Website ➡️ HEREVia email: contact@cdperformance.org Via Instagram: @connorderrickson Reach out to Matthew IbrahimVia Instagram: @ MatthewIbrahim_


27 May 2021

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Episode 172 - Matthew Ibrahim on Failure, Rookie Mindset, and Utilizing Feedback

The Lifestyle Chase

Matthew Ibrahim is a Strength & Conditioning Coach, Adjunct Professor of Exercise Science, and Ph.D. student in Human & Sport Performance. He has been an invited guest speaker at EXOS at Google Headquarters, Sports Academy at The Star, Perform Better, and the NSCA Coaches Clinic. His work has been featured in Men's Health, Science for Sport, and T-Nation. Connect with him on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matthewibrahim_/ In this episode we took a very talked about how others may see him now and how he would describe himself. We talked about the importance of having non-negotiables in your life and career and some moments when he didn’t have them himself.  We spoke about failure and the learning opportunities that it provides as long as you are open to feedback.  Matthew is a guy that asks for opportunities and sees opportunities. He is always open to constructive feedback because of what it’s done for him in his career so far.  If you enjoy this episode of The Lifestyle Chase, please head to Apple Podcasts to leave a 5 star rating. This helps the show surge on the charts and gain new audience members.  Another way to support the show, the host, and the guest, is to share a screenshot of the episode on social media. To learn more about your host, Chris Liddle, you can go to www.invigoratetraining.com or follow along on Instagram @christianliddle, @thelifestylechase


3 May 2021

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NSCA’s Coaching Podcast, Episode 99: Matthew Ibrahim

NSCA’s Coaching Podcast

Matthew Ibrahim, Co-Owner of TD Athletes Edge, talks to the NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, Eric McMahon, about using setbacks as a learning opportunity. Topics under discussion include creating a holistic approach to a client’s training by collaborating with other professionals, and the importance of deceleration technique and eccentrics in his programs for skill acquisition. Find Matthew on Instagram: @matthewibrahim_ | Find Eric on Instagram: @ericmcmahoncscs or Twitter: @ericmcmahoncscsShow NotesShow Notes Coming Soon!

9 Apr 2021

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Matthew Ibrahim

The Tom Broback Podcast

Hello friends, welcome to the show. I’m Tom Broback and my guest today is Matthew Ibrahim. Matthew is a Strength & Conditioning Coach, Adjunct Professor of Exercise Science, and Ph.D. student in Human & Sport Performance. He has presented at EXOS at Google HQ, Perform Better, and the NSCA Coaches Clinic. His work has been featured in Men's Health, Men's Fitness, and T-Nation. Check out his brand new Building The Brakes 6-week training program: http://trainheroic.co/BuildingTheBrakes. Stay connected with him on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matthewibrahim_/. Let’s continue to grow the mind and change the system. Bold Base Performance https://www.boldbaseperformance.com/ Athletes with Asthma course https://coachtube.com/course/health-fitness/athletes-with-asthma-course/13645556


11 Mar 2021

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#195: Matthew Ibrahim - Building Lower Body Resiliency

The Empowered Body Podcast

This week's Podcast sees the return of Matthew Ibrahim. In this podcast we discuss:- What currently has Matthew excited when it comes to fitness, coaching, his Ph.d and public speaking.- The importance of building lower body resiliency and durability.- How to effectively train the lower limb, especially the Soleus, and why it is important.- How to effectively train the adductors and why it is important.- How to effectively build hamstring durability and why it is important.- How Matthew programs eccentrics and isometrics for the lower body to build tolerance and capacity.- How Matthew programs plyometric work to build lower body resiliency.- What Books and Resources Matthew is currently into.- Plus a tonne more great conversation.Matthew's Bio:Matthew Ibrahim serves as Co-Owner, Director of Strength & Conditioning, and Internship Coordinator at TD Athletes Edge in Boston, MA. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Maryville University and Endicott College, in addition to being a Ph.D. student at Rocky Mountain University in the Human and Sport Performance program. As a public speaker, he has provided presentations at Google Headquarters, Stanford University, and Equinox, in addition to speaking at several NSCA conferences and clinics. As a writer, his articles have been featured in some of the world’s largest publications, such as Men's Health, Men's Fitness, Men's Journal, TrueCoach, and T-NationLinks mentioned in the Podcast: Matthew's IG:Matthew's YouTube:Lower Body Resiliency:Soleus IG Post:Calves IG Post:Adductor IG Post:Nordics IG Post:Razor Curl IG Post:Askling Protocol IG Post:Wall Sit w/ Soleus ISO IG Post:


6 Nov 2020

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EP 4 Matthew Ibrahim: Getting To The Top Of The Mountain

Lift Free And Diet Hard with Andrew Coates

Matthew Ibrahim is a breakout emerging star of the fitness industry and prolific content creator and educator. He joins me for an engaging discussion about training philosophy, active listening, communication skills, creating behaviour change, and how he approaches his career and media. Matthew explains how he approaches everything as a problem solver. This entire episode is a showcase of Matthew's skill in engaging and communicating.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thefitnessdevil/support

1hr 19mins

25 Aug 2020

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The Importance of Deceleration, Landing, and Force Absorption with Matthew Ibrahim

The Strength Coach Podcast

Brought to You by PerformBetter.com I am up on Thursday August 27th doing "7 Things I Learned from The Best of the Best" Highlights of Episode 293 BodyByBoyleOnline.com "Hit The Gym with a Strength Coach" Segment Matthew Ibrahim, Co-Owner, Director of Strength & Conditioning and Internship Coordinator at TD Athletes Edge in Boston We spoke about: Defining deceleration, landing and force absorption   Incidence of lower body injuries in sports as a sign for change pithing 5 key body areas Are we forgetting isolated work? The power of language and communication in coaching Using Social Media as an educational platform The StrengthCoach.com Coaches Corner with Coach BoyleWe spoke about: The current situation at MBSC New marketing ideas for the gym the intern situation for summer and fall "Corona Theatre" Contrast Training The Functional Movement Systems Segment Geralyn Coopersmith finishes her 3-part series on "What to expect when implementing an FMS based approach at your facility."  Today she talks about "Empowering your trainers to fully engage with an FMS based approach" TrainHeroic "Data Driven Coaching Segment" Luke Summers the CEO from the Power Athlete, is on to talk some best practices for creating an experience in online training. Click here to start your Free 14 Day Trial. About "Be Like the Best" During the last 12 years of interviewing many strength coaches, fitness professionals, physical therapists and gym owners, Anthony Renna has accumulated a rolodex of “The Best of the Best” in the fitness profession. This book is a collection of interviews with some of those top successes. Through his conversations, you’ll learn how they evolved in their careers, what habits and traits they believe made them successful, their goal setting processes, how they get through the hard times everyone faces and even some books to read and people they recommend following. After each interview, you’ll find a challenge or action step based on an important takeaway from each interview.  These are designed to encourage you to build the habits to Be Like the Best on your journey to dominating in this profession. As a fitness professional, you’re already making an impact in your clients, athletes and patients. This book will help you stand out in a crowded field and help guide you on the road to success. Go to BeLiketheBest.com for more info Thanks for Listening!

1hr 40mins

24 Aug 2020

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Ep. 6: Communication & Programming Strategies w/ Matthew Ibrahim

I Need Answers Podcast with Justin Ochoa

Episode 6 Show Notes 0:00 - 06:15 - Introducing Matthew Ibrahim Introducing Matt, who is a strength coach, business owner, adjunct professor & massage therapist in the Boston area doing great things in the fitness industry! 6:15 - 18:03 - How Justin & Matt first met How writing for STACK brought Matt & Justin into contact, and how Matt was able to leverage his writing into speaking engagements, clinics, keynotes and so much more. 18:03 - 23:45 - Why communication & relationships trump X’s & O’s Matt discusses the importance of communication strategies and authenticity when you’re at any stage of your career. “If you have to eat dog shit to get to where you want to be, then you better go get your shovel…” 23:45 - 31:07 - Forgetting where you came from is the worst thing you can do Justin and Matt get into some of the frustrating parts of getting started in your career when leaders in the industry may not give you the time of day. How to pay it forward with a growth mindset. Success leaves clues. 31:07 - 41:00 - Rants, Rants, Rants Justin and Matt both go deep on several topics revolving around self-care and mindfulness. Matt touches on the fact that coaches are “stress managers” and we need to manage that stress both physically and mentally. 41:00 - 55:00 - They Key to Exercise Variations Matt goes into his training philosophies on exercise selection, progressions and regressions. “A lot of people fall in love with exercises. I think a much more intelligent & strategic approach is to fall in love with adaptations.” 55:00 - 58:30 - Putting the ‘social’ in social media How to show others you care about them beyond exercise, athletics and #gymlife. 58:30 - 1:04:00 - Matty Ice vs. Tim DiFrancesco Who is better at basketball, golf, beer chugging contests and more! 1:04:00 - 1:15:00 - The FIRE ROUND! You know what time it is! Time to throw Matt into the fire round and have some fun. Learn more about Matt and his work here!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 15mins

3 May 2020

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Deceleration and Landing Mechanics ft. Matthew Ibrahim

The Basketball Doctors Podcast

Are you landing safely, reducing your risk for injury, and learning how to transfer force properly? In this episode, Gabe discusses with Matthew Ibrahim the significance and decreased emphasis on training proper deceleration and landing mechanics. Furthermore, we discuss how to work on these skills and what are the steps after mastering the skill. This is a great episode for any basketball player that has been experiencing any discomfort int her tendons as we go over why isometrics are important.  Matthew is a PhDc of Human and Sport Performance program and Masters, has his Masters in Health Professions and Co-Founder of TD Athletes Edge. You can find Matthew Ibrahim on instagram @matthewibrahim_ or website https://www.matthew-ibrahim.com. You can find us on Instagram/Facebook/TikTok @basketballdocs, visit us at http://www.thebasketballdoctors.com, or email us thebasketballdoctors@gmail.com You can follow us on IG/TikTok @basketballdocs, visit us at www.thebasketballdoctors.com or send us an email at thebasketballdoctors@gmail.com


27 Mar 2020