In episode 147 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Jono Hall - Head Coach Triathlon Canada (Coaches Corner)
Jono Hall is a renowned Coach in the world of Triathlon however Jono was also a top level athlete winning the 1997 Australian Road Cycling Championships. Jono went on to ride professionally being trained at the Australian Institute of Sport for many years and also later with the Festina Professional Road Cycling Team. Jono went on to finish 8th in the World Cycling Championships and also gained selection for the 1994 Commonwealth Games representing Australia. But it was in the sport of Duathlon that Jono really excelled. In 1997 Jono took the World ITU Duathlon title in convincing fashion.
Jono now works as a coach with some of the World’s best triathlon competitors and during this episode we discuss the philosophies that underpin Jono Hall’s success as a Head Coach for Triathlon Canada, we touch on when to intervene and when not to intervene as a coach, the concept of a 4 day weekly training cycle. Jono shares what he believes constitutes good coaching and also his top 3 characteristics of athletes seeking to reach their physical best, we talk about why the fundamentals cannot be neglected for the one percenters and how Jono builds trust with his athletes.
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“Tell yourself before going to bed, I did everything I could today to do my best.” – Best Advice
“Always looking beyond the obvious.”
“Form the degree of trust.”
“I try to separate my coaching from my past athletic career.”
“I like to spend as many sessions with my athletes as I need to.”
“The most important thing in a session plan is what we are trying to achieve.”
“A great athlete produces Olympic Medal, a good coach makes sure they get there.”
“When those big days come around, I have them out there in their absolute physical best.”
“When people keep coming back that’s a good measure for me that I’m ok as a coach.”
“I’m comfortable in what I do.”
“We need to do the fundamentals really really well.”
“You can race well under-trained but you can’t race well when you’re injured.”
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1:40 Introduction to Jono Hall
4:09 What Jono is learning at the moment
9:44 How Jono started his sporting career
23:42 Typical week for Jono as Head Triathlon Coach
29:54 What good Coaching means to Jono Hall
38:43 Key Data Items that Jono would like to use
44:49 Top 3 Characteristics of Peak Performers
48:45 Keys to building trust with athletes
54:45 Best Advice from Jono
56:23 Personality Questions
1:01:15 Physical Challenge of the week
1:06:15 Rapid Fire Questions
Simon Whitfield – Retired Canadian Olympic Triathlon Champion
Simon Lessing – British Triathlete, ITU World Title
Barrack Obama – 44th American President
Lemmy Kilmister – Lead Singer of Motorhead (deceased)
Craig Mottram – Australian Middle Distance Runner
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