Jon Goodwin (Fulham FC Academy): Developing game changing qualities.

Jon Goodwin is currently Academy Head of Sport Science at Fulham FC. He was previously S&C National Lead for the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee. He led the creation of the BSc and Distance Learning MSc in S&C at St Mary’s University, Twickenham.  He has over 20 years of coaching, teaching and researching across athletics, weightlifting, S&C and biomechanics. 

In this episode Jon discusses: 

  • Changing the culture at Fulham to focus on personal bests and individual progress. 
  • Updating their multi sport sampling model within the academy. 
  • Developing game changing qualities in speed and change of direction. 
  • What gets covered by the game and what needs specific attention to develop. 
  • Why he changed their model of pre season training. 

Listen to the full episode here.

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