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The Magic Academy

Supporting coaching wizards! Rusty and Fletch love to hang with rockstars from the coaching world and get them sharing through some pretty cool questions

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Season 3 - Episode 7 with Geoff Webster

Rusty chats with Fiji general manager Geoff Webster

59mins

20 Aug 2019

Rank #1

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Season 3 - Episode 19 with Dr Ed Coughlan

Rusty chats with Dr Ed Coughlan... skill acquisition specialist, deep reflector, working on waiting at least 4 times for the players to work it out and aiming for transfer through PEAQ.

1hr 14mins

25 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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Season 2 Episode 1 - With Lara Mossman

Rusty chats with Lara Mossman, who whilst studying for her PHD provides an online training platform to support coaches developmentA wizard and a rockstar!!!

53mins

27 Mar 2019

Rank #3

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Season 4 - Episode 13 with Stuart Lancaster

Stuart Lancaster chats all things coaching, co-coaching, leadership and being Fletch's best boss..

1hr 8mins

29 Mar 2020

Rank #4

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Season 2 - Episode 3 - with Tom Redfern

Rusty chats with Tom Redfern. A young coach who is doing some great work with Woodford RFC.

40mins

31 Mar 2019

Rank #5

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Season 4 - Episode 5 with Jeff Williams

Rusty chats with Jeff Williams.. ex-England 7's and Bath rugby, now enjoying the sunshine of France...

55mins

28 Feb 2020

Rank #6

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Season 4 - Episode 6 With Mark O'Sullivan

Rusty chats with Mark O'Sullivan, AIK Soccer, one time Morten Harket bandmate and street show jumper...

1hr 1min

4 Mar 2020

Rank #7

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Episode 3 with Keith Lyons

Keith joins Rusty in the kitchen for coffee and a chat!

40mins

9 Oct 2018

Rank #8

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Season 3 - Episode 16 with Max Caldas

Rusty chats with Maximiliano Jorge "Max" Caldas the very well respected Argentine field hockey defender, who made his debut for the national squad in 1994, and competed for his native country in the 1996 Summer Olympics and the 2004 Summer Olympics.Since 2010 Maximiliano Caldas is the Dutch women's national team coach. On the 2012 Olympics he won gold as a coach with the Dutch women's. They also grabbed the gold at the first edition of the Hockey World League in 2013. In June 2014 he won his third gold with the Dutch women at the Hockey World Cup in The Hague. He is now in charge of the Dutch men's hockey team.

1hr 10mins

14 Nov 2019

Rank #9

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Season 4 - Episode 11 with Marcus Smith

Rusty and Marcus chat all things coaching, his journey, scanning, skill development, transition, analysts and pick their best 5-a-side rugby teams...

50mins

25 Mar 2020

Rank #10

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Season 2 - Episode 4 - with Amy Price

Rusty chats with Amy Price rockstar football coach and University lecturer. Amy now works with the FA at St Georges Park as a Coach Developer.

50mins

2 Apr 2019

Rank #11

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Season 4 - Episode 16 with Eddie Jones

Rusty chats with Eddie Jones, who has been the head coach of the England national team since 2015. He previously coached Australia between 2001 and 2005, taking the team to the 2003 Rugby World Cup Final.

53mins

5 Apr 2020

Rank #12

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Season 4 - Episode 4 with Dan Norton & Tom Mitchell

Rusty says this is easily the most favourite Pod he has done so it should be well worth a listenRusty chats with team mates and friends Tom Mitchell and Dan Norton of England 7's super stardom!

1hr 2mins

19 Feb 2020

Rank #13

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Season 3 - Episode 17 with Dave Sharkey

Rusty sits down to chat with Dave Sharkey, English teacher, rugby coach and lover of rockets...

1hr 15mins

13 Dec 2019

Rank #14

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Season 3 - Episode 14 with Mike Ashford

Rusty catches up with Mike Ashford, rugby coach, lecturer and soon to be Doctor...

1hr 2mins

27 Oct 2019

Rank #15

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Season 2 - Episode 7 - At Wellington College

Rusty and Fletch are live at the Wellington College Premiership Rugby Academies Festival with Aiden McNulty, Jack Pattinson and James Lightfoot-Brown.

50mins

16 Apr 2019

Rank #16

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Season 3 - Episode 6 with Tom McLaughlin

Rusty turns to the world of S&C this week as he chats with Tom McLaughlin, High Performance Manager of Ealing Trailfinders. Some great conversation including top tips for Grass roots coaches on bringing fitness to games! Tom boasts a wealth of experience from working in professional environments such as Bristol, Connaught and Wasps since the genesis of professional rugby!

54mins

28 Aug 2019

Rank #17

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Season 2 - Episode 6 - with Matt Norman and Kingswood RFC

Rusty chats with Matt Norman and the players from Kingswood RFC

16mins

9 Apr 2019

Rank #18

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Season 4 - Episode 20 with Anthony Watson

Fletch catches up with 'Tony' 

52mins

16 Apr 2020

Rank #19

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Episode 4 with Brian Ashton

Rusty and Fletch sit down with Brian, one of the major inspirations behind Fletch's coaching philosophy!

57mins

9 Oct 2018

Rank #20