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#157 "Developing Flexible Systems" With Darcy Norman

Football Fitness Federation Podcast

Episode 157 is with Darcy Norman. Darcy is the Director of Performance Science at Kitman labs, Performance Coach to the USMNT and Performance Consultant.Darcy discussed:⚡️Developing the player of the future🫂Managing the individual🔗The link between physical & technical skill dev👨‍🦳Working with older players& much more!You can follow Darcy on twitter @DarcyNormanJoin our online community & get access to over 20 webinars as well as presentations from our recent networking events including:Development Coach Rhys Carr'Developing the player within the team'Bristol City Head of Fitness & Conditioning Patrick Orme'Individualisation of Physical Training'Cardiff City 1st team S&C coach Mike Beere'Individual approach to Strength & Conditioning'Rotherham United Performance Manager Ross Burbeary'Self efficacy of running - how we prepare to play'Rotherham United Sport Scientist Tom Skupien'No shame in simplicity'To get FULL access to all of these & even more like this, sign up to a FREE month on our online community at the link below.www.footballfitfed.com/forum/index.aspxOur online community also gives you:>Quality CPD - our Network Meetings cover the entire country with the very best speakers working in Football!>Discounted Network Meeting Tickets and early access>Access to an ever increasing video library of webinars>On demand access to view all future meetings>Wide range of Member benefits from our partners including colossal discounts and offers>The ability to chat with and question elite level coaches on our forum & members WhatsApp groupKeep up to date with everything that is going on at Football Fitness Federation at the following links:Twitter - @FootballFitFedInstagram - @FootballFitFedWebsite - www.footballfitfed.comEmail - mail@footballfitfed.com


5 Oct 2021

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Darcy Norman - Performance Coach, US Men’s National Team

SIP - The Coaches' View

Darcy shares how he’s managed to find balance in life after time spent all over the world.


10 May 2021

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Thrivecast 028 x Darcy Norman - The Day After Winning A World Cup With The German Nation Team


Darcy is legit! He has worked in high performance for a long time and has worked with some amazing organizations. This is an episode that you do not want to miss, Darcy outlines the process that the German National Team went through to win a world cup in 2014 and really what anyone needs to do to be able to thrive in their life! Check it out!


5 Feb 2021

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Athletic Performance with Darcy Norman, PT, ATC

The byrizz™ Rehab & Performance Podcast

About Darcy In this very first episode of The byrizz Rehab & Performance Podcast, I have the great pleasure of speaking with one of the best in the business of athletic performance  Director of Performance Science at Kitman Labs, Darcy Norman. Darcy has been a driving force behind the performance science revolution and enjoyed roles as Bayern Munich’s Fitness & Rehabilitation Coach (2008-2010) and AS Roma’s Director of Performance (2015-2018). Having also spent two spells as Performance Therapist/Coach and Director of the Performance Innovation Team at EXOS, Darcy is an experienced coach, physio, and trainer in football, athletic training, biomechanics, technology, data, and fitness training. Darcy also has top-level experience in the global sports performance sector, including a FIFA World Cup success in 2014 as High-Performance Consultant for the German national football team. His present role today is as the Director of Performance Science at Kitmanlabs (kitmanlabs.com). His role at Kitman Labs will is to focus on working with teams to implement best practices for using advanced, dynamic analysis of athlete data to create meaningful change. He also plays a direct role in the company’s product roadmap and solutions development. Darcy is also currently working as the Movement & Conditioning Coach for the USA Soccer - Men’s National Team, which has a great future of players performing at the top level in Europe. With 18-22 year youngsters playing at Barcelona, Dortmund, Juventus, among other top European teams, the US men National team is for sure creating something big towards the World Cup in 2026.  In this talk with Darcy, you´ll learn:  Who is Darcy Norman - Past, Present, and Future How new technology and equipment can be used to measure and enhance an athletes performance From the German culture of "Ordnung muss sein" to the more relax Italian culture of "Having Pasta and wine." Darcy´s role at Kitman Labs Darcy´s development as a coach and as a therapist  Does Darcy consider himself a Polymath, or is he instead an expert in the field of health and performance? Darcy can be found on Twitter @DarcyNorman, and he is for sure living up to be a smart and humble practitioner that Is always aiming to improve and share his knowledge.  This episode is sponsored by The byrizz™ Rehab & Performance application. The application gives you the continuity to reach your goals at any level, whenever and wherever. The workouts, programs, and boot camps are made and customized to your needs and consist of trained therapists and strength & conditioning coaches with long experience in health and fitness. byrizz clients range from the novice athlete to World Cup medalists and Olympians. For more information about how the application can help you reach your rehab and performance goals, please visit byrizz.com or byrizz-twiik.me.  This episode is also brought to you in cooperation with Sparta Science. Sparta Science is the industry's gold standard for Force Plate Machine Learning that predicts, improves, and validates individual and team availability. With a simple two-minute scan per person, organizations increase fitness levels, prevent injuries, and accurately predict team readiness using the world's largest machine learning force plate database. For more information about Sparta Science, visit Spartascience.com. 


6 Jan 2021

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Darcy Norman on the Value of Working with Interesting People

Physical Preparation Podcast – Robertson Training Systems

Darcy Norman is a consultant and physiologist working as the Director of Performance Science at Kitman Labs and as the Movement coach for the US Men’s National soccer team. Darcy is a fantastic person from whom I always learn a ton from. In addition to his skills in soccer and athletic training, Darcy is also well-skilled in biomechanics, data analysis, and technology. He previously worked as a Fitness & Rehab Coach and Performance Data Analyst for the German National Football Team and as Director of Performance for A.S. Roma before he returned to the U.S. as a Performance Coach for the U.S. Soccer Federation’s Men’s National Team. Darcy joins me today to discuss his career and illustrate the differences between working for a major soccer club and a national team. He highlights the elements that influenced his success at A.S. Roma and emphasizes the importance of having a coach that supports a team’s vision. He illustrates his new role at Kitman Labs and the products and services they provide. He also discusses how data and technology can enhance sports performance and describes how the industry’s evolution into an interdisciplinary field can benefit athletes and coaches alike. When everybody has their values aligned with the team’s mission, that’s when you have a true shared vision. Teams with shared vision tend to be the most successful in sports. – Darcy Norman This week on the Physical Preparation Podcast: The beginnings of Darcy’s career in sports performance What Darcy learned from working in elite soccer clubs and national teams The importance of supporting and giving back to soccer clubs Complex systems thinking and the elements of Darcy’s success in A.S. Roma Why sports teams need to create a mission and vision statement Setting up educational opportunities and communication processes in teams Changing how the world views American soccer and the value of having a coach that supports a team’s vision Darcy’s role at Kitman Labs and the relationship between an athlete’s medical history and performance The impact of data and analysis on sports performance How sports performance has evolved into an interdisciplinary discipline over the years Related Content: Physical Preparation with Darcy Norman Darcy Norman Reflects on His First Two Years with A.S. Roma Soccer Club Resources Mentioned: The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday Connect with Darcy Norman: Kitman Labs Darcy Norman Consulting Darcy Norman on Twitter Darcy Norman on LinkedIn Skype: darcy.norman Email: darcynormanconsulting@gmail.com Momentous – The Cleanest Recovery Products in the World Momentous is a world-renowned sports performance and recovery supplement. Preferred by top-level athletes in the NFL, NBA, NHL, and NCAA, Momentous is NSF and Informed Sports Certified. Experience the best-tasting, cleanest recovery products in the world and take your performance to the next level. Choose Momentous. For more information on Momentous or to place your first order, visit www.livemomentous.com/robertson – use the coupon code: Robertson20 at checkout to receive 20% off your first order or receive a free 3-pack sample. Subscribe, Rate & Share! Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of The Physical Preparation Podcast with Mike Robertson – your one-stop-shop for fitness trainers, coaches, and athletes. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, SoundCloud, Spotify, and Google Podcasts and leave your honest review. I’d also love to connect via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or visit our website. And last but not least, please don’t forget to share your favorite episodes with your friends on social media. Thank you! The post Darcy Norman on the Value of Working with Interesting People appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.


25 Sep 2020

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Episode 44 (2020) Darcy Norman

Performance Talk

Working over 20 years in the human performance industry in multiple Director positions, the past 10 years have primarily been focused on creating and implementing methodologies, applied data, building strategic relations, hiring, training and managing medical, rehab, fitness, nutrition, psychology and sport science staff at the highest level. Having lived and worked in four countries and having an understanding the body in motion, Darcy feels fortunate to have been on the front end of the human performance industry, working side by side with numerous sports performance leaders; individuals, teams, men and women. His strengths continue to evolve in big picture implementation while never overlooking the importance of details. Darcy is currently Dir of Performance Science for the US for Kitman Labs. Performance Coach for the USMNT and Dir of Performance with Sugar Bowl Ski Academy


15 Jun 2020

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Darcy Norman - Integrating Technology in Human Performance

FAST Performance Podcast

In this episode of the Fast Performance Podcast we talk the Head of Performance for the US Men's National Soccer Team and Head of Performance for Sugar Bowl Ski Academy Darcy Norman. We talk with Darcy about the integration of technology to monitor performance with his athletes, his work with Kitman Labs and how COVID-19 has changed the way we work with our athletes. To learn more about Kitman Labs check out their website You can find Fast Performance at our website


8 May 2020

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The Real Darcy Norman

Gettin' Air with Terry Greene

The Real D'Arcy Norman (@realdnorman) is the Manager of Learning Technology at The University of Calgary's Taylor Institute. Topics covered include nuking yourself on social media, Norman's law of eLearning tool convergence, and what to do when you run out of hamburgers for Audrey Watters, Stephen Downes and Brian Lamb. Oh and D'Arcy's long history of critical ed-tech work.


24 Jan 2020

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Pacey Performance Podcast #229 - Darcy Norman (Director of Performance Science at Kitman Labs)

Pacey Performance Podcast

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast, I am speaking to Director of Performance Science at Kitman Labs and Performance Coach for the US Men's National Team, Darcy Norman. I am delighted to welcome Darcy on the podcast for a part 2 after he appeared over 3 years ago in this episode. Darcy is an incredible guy and someone I was lucky enough to grab dinner with in Rome when I was there on holiday in June 2018. A coach who has a CV to die for, Darcy is such a humble guy and is a pleasure to speak to on this podcast. Enjoy this chat with Darcy Norman. Who is Darcy Norman (background, experience and current role[s]) Injuries'Prediction' Kitman Labs view/approach Innovation Injury reduction strategies - a practical overview High performance structuresWhere can HP managers make the biggest impact? What sport can learn from business and visa versa Meeting the needs of the coaching staff (even when that may not align with your philosophy) Working with international teamsWhat you've learnt on both sides of the fence Maximising time with players (international team and Roma/Bayern) Realities of being away with an international teamPlanning Jack of all trades 'Success' KPI's? Darcy can be found on Twitter @darcynorman This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Hawkin Dynamics, the team behind the worlds only wireless force plate system. Hawkin Dynamics can be found at hawkindynamics.com and you can follow them on Twitter @hawkindynamics This episode is also sponsored by IMeasureU. IMeasureU are a world leading inertial platform to precisely quantify body movement and workload metrics in the field. IMeasureU can be found at imeasureu.com and you can follow them on Twitter @imeasureu. This episode is sponsored by BLK BOX, leaders in performance training equipment & facility design. BLK BOX manufacture and distribute a full range of strength training equipment across Europe from their Headquarters in Belfast, Northern Ireland. BLK BOK can be found at blkboxfitness.com and you can follow them on Twitter @blkboxfitness and Instagram @blkboxfitness. This episode is also sponsored by Kitman Labs. Kitman partners with leading sports teams to achieve consistent success, on and off the pitch. Over 150 teams across the globe use Kitman Labs' Athlete Optimization System to simplify daily operations and rely on the company's unique analytics to uncover the factors that influence success. You can find Kitman Labs at kitmanlabs.com and on Twitter @kitmanlabs. Keep up to date with everything that is going on with the podcast by following on Twitter @strengthofsci or visiting strengthofscience.com. Enjoy PP


28 Feb 2019

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Darcy Norman- from Cow Trophies to Skis to High Performance- 051

Stop & Give Me 20 Podcast

"From the fitness perspective, if we go back a little, Europe was more scholarly, more researched based while North America was more practical. With the world being smaller, and information being so accessible, that is starting to change." Darcy Norman, former Director of Performance, AS Roma, former EXOS performance coach Connect with Darcy on Twitter


30 Jan 2018