Episode 4 Sylvia Braaten. Managing stress and performance for a national rugby team.
Flight Performance Podcast
Sylvia Bratten is a former USA Rugby Eagle and is the USA woman's rugby head strength and conditioning coach. Sylvia has a wealth of knowledge in strength and conditioning and the specifics of training rugby players. Main topics discussed:- Sylvia's journey to being the head strength and conditioning for the USA woman's rugby team. - The USA Woman's preparation for the upcoming World Cup.-How to manage athletes programs while they are working remote.-Individual differences with programming between athletes. - Objective measures used to assess strength and weaknesses. - How COVID has effected the her role as a strength coach.
DNVR Rugby Podcast: USA Eagles Nick James and Sylvia Braaten
DNVR Rugby Podcast
Colton Strickler jumps into the show with ‘The Breakdown’ by talking about the RugbyTown Crossover Academy, Women's Rugby Week, the USWNT XVs Stars vs. Stripes matches, the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, and tells you about all of the rugby you can watch this weekend. After ‘The Breakdown’, Colton talks to USWNT XV prop Nick James and Strength and Conditioning coach Sylvia Braaten about wrapping up their camp and preparing for the 2021 Rugby World Cup. After the interview, Colton assigns some ‘Required Reading’ and closes the show with ‘The Loop.’