OBFUnplugged seeks to change the way we look at ourselves and the world we live in. Imagine a life without boundaries or limits. Our mission is to spread a message that helps make that thought a reality.
info_outline OBF Unplugged Episode 17-Developing A Long Term Player Development Pathway 05/21/2021
OBF Unplugged Episode 17-Developing A Long Term Player Development Pathway In this solo episode I outline the 6 pillars of an effective long term athletic development model.
info_outline Episode 16 - Developing a Tactical Periodisation model for GAA with Shane Mangan 04/08/2021
Episode 16 - Developing a Tactical Periodisation model for GAA with Shane Mangan In this episode of OBF unplugged I spoke to Shane Mangan. Our conversation was based around the implementation of a tactical periodisation (TP) model in GAA. Shane introduced the concept of TP and the considerations in applying such a model with Gaelic games. We spoke about the importance of tactical awareness within a coaches training methodology & how TP can be used to develop a holistic framework for team preparation .
info_outline Episode 15 With Mark Roe 02/01/2021
Episode 15 With Mark Roe In this week’s episode of OBF Unplugged I discuss long term development pathways with Mark Roe. We discuss how we can implement these pathways in grass root development at club level and how they support the development of young athletes throughout their playing career. We also discuss dropout rates among registered players and some ways we can combat this issue. Mark also speaks about the results of is finding and how we can practically apply his findings to the sport.
info_outline OBFUnplugged Episode 15 with Martin Rooney- Coaching Identity 08/31/2020
OBFUnplugged Episode 15 with Martin Rooney- Coaching Identity In this weeks episode of OBFUnplugged i spoke to owner and founder of training for warriors, Martin Rooney. Martin is one of the most electrifying presenters iv ever met and when you couple his presenting style with his coaching expertise you have a conversation worth listening to. Martin spoken about his evolution as a coach and how his identity shifted from athlete, to coach, to father. This is a special conversation with a special human.
info_outline OBFUnplugged Episode 14 with David Nolan 08/27/2020
OBFUnplugged Episode 14 with David Nolan In this weeks episode of OBFUnplugged in joined by researcher and performance coach David Nolan. During the podcast we discussed some hypothetical scenarios that face GAA athletes and coaches throughout the course of a season and address them with our views and experience. There is some coaching and performance gold in this episode so sit back and enjoy.
info_outline Episode 12 - Joseph Coyne Performance Director UFC 07/30/2020
Episode 12 - Joseph Coyne Performance Director UFC In this episode of OBF Unplugged I spoke to performance director at the UFC, Joseph Coyne. Joseph gave us a great insight into his background and rise in the world of performance preparation. He spoke about his time in the Chinese Olympic training center and how he uses special strength training in his programming.
info_outline OBFUnplugged Episode 10. Living in nature with Adam Kavanagh 06/10/2020
OBFUnplugged Episode 10. Living in nature with Adam Kavanagh In this episode of OBFUnplugged I spoke to Adam Kavanagh. Adam lives the unique lifestyle of being a nomadic minimalist that lives off the land. In this episode we spoke about the catalyst for his lifestyle change, what real freedom is and the meaning of true mindfulness.
info_outline OBFUnplugged Episode 8 - Coaching, parenting and raising our game with Alan Stein Jr 05/21/2020
OBFUnplugged Episode 8 - Coaching, parenting and raising our game with Alan Stein Jr In this episode of OBFUnplugged I'm joined by professional key note speaker, author and basketball performance coach Alan Stein Jr. Alan gives advice to parents on supporting their children in sport and how sport can prepare our children for life. Alan spoke about what Kobe taught him about life and he gives gold nuggets of information to help coach's raise their game.
info_outline OBFUnplugged Episode 7- Coaching philosophy with Paul Kilgannon 05/12/2020
OBFUnplugged Episode 7- Coaching philosophy with Paul Kilgannon In the episode I spoke to author and the founder of the Carver Coaching Framework Paul Kilgannon. We spoke about the art of coaching, coaching philosophy and why coaches need a coach.
info_outline OBFUnplugged Episode 6 with Dan Aubin 05/05/2020
OBFUnplugged Episode 6 with Dan Aubin In this weeks OBF Unplugged I spoke to owner of Daring Humans Dan Aubin. Dan is a communication lecturer, speaker and facilitator who works across multiple sectors to help organisations bring important ideas to life. In this show Dan spoke about the power of connection, the importance of self awareness, how to break down barrier to communication and Dan suggested some stretegies to help you become a more skillfull communicator.
info_outline OBFUnplugged with Steve Cotter 05/01/2020
OBFUnplugged with Steve Cotter In this show Steve shares some of his deepest thoughts around why he works in the fitness community NOT the fitness industry. He speaks about the power of words and goes into next level detail on seeking truth and self goverence.
info_outline OBFUnplugged Episode 4 Dan John 04/26/2020
OBFUnplugged Episode 4 Dan John In this show I'm joined by Dan John. Dan's contribution to the world of strength is admired the world over. In this show Dan shares some tips on how to improve and develop your writing skills, we speak about the depth behind Dans programming and we discuss the use of loaded carrys or as Dan calls them “walking planks”. As always if you like the show please subscribe, review and share our message.
info_outline OBFUnplugged Episode 3- Talking flexability with Emmet Louis 04/21/2020
OBFUnplugged Episode 3- Talking flexability with Emmet Louis This week I speak to world renowned flexibility and movement innovator Emmet Louis. I draw on Emmets opinions and philosophies to define what flexibility actually is. We discuss how gravity can effect you when exploring different ranges and how we could implement his flexibility techniques in team sports environments.
info_outline UBFUnplugged Episode 2 with Patrick Mckowen 04/14/2020
UBFUnplugged Episode 2 with Patrick Mckowen During today’s show we speak about the importance nasal breathing and the pitfalls of mouth breathing. How chronic mouth breathing can affect our children’s physical and cognitive development. Techniques that will help increase nitric oxide to increase immunity and breathing for performance.
info_outline OBFUnplugged Episode 1 with Rohan Smith 04/12/2020
OBFUnplugged Episode 1 with Rohan Smith Rohan and I have known each other for quite a while and he is a true student of the art of coaching. During the interview we speak about building a thriving culture for success, the physiology of video analysis, how every book is a coaching book and why the player is central to the coaching process. I hope you enjoy the show and if you like the show please leave a review and share our message.