Raise the Bar Podcast

A conversation with coaches, athletes and experts to be the best coach that you can be.

Flexibility Myths with Heath Thorpe

Are men as flexible as women? Is static flex better than active? Heath Thorpe breaks it down and shares his experience making waves in men's artistic gymnastics, while giving insight into how he coaches and gets coached.
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How to support you athlete at competition

Does your athlete get ridiculously nervous at comps? Do you know how to get them through it? Rhythmic gymnastics Olympian and elite coach Dani Le Ray shares her tips on telltale signs of an athlete struggling with nerves, how to get them past it and prevent stage fright, and what NOT to do as a coach.
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How to create a safe and inclusive space in the gym

Gymnastics NSW Pride Ambassador Mic Whitehouse shares three ideas for making the gym a welcoming place for your athletes. This advice is useful for any coach wanting to show their gymnasts that they simply care! Mic also reveals how being in the hyper-feminine sport of rhythmic gymnastics shaped their identity and journey.
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How to drive your athlete to the next level 

High Performance women's artistic gymnastics coach Cody Moore reveals why he doesn't rely on motivation as a tool to get the best out of his gymnasts. The former gymnast and successful coach shares his secrets on how he drives his athletes to take their training and performance to the next level.
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