S2E5 Britt chats to WNBL Champion, Polish Champion and 3x3 athlete Alice Kunek
The Smart Athlete
by Britt Smart, Andy Hollands and Craig Irons
2y ago
We cover the highs and lows of being in and out of the Opals Olympic Squads as well as just missing out on the 3 x 3 Olympic qualifier. She shares with us how she has been able to bounce back through amazing seasons in Europe as well as her thoughts on being able to “move on” and “Let things go” in life. This episode is powered by The LUDUS, BigDogg and KidsPhyz About Alice @alicekunek Showing patience and the ability to perform whenever required, Kunek hit the court for just 22 WNBL games during her time with the AIS. A move to Bulleen Boomers yielded immediate success in 2011, winning the C ..read more
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S2E4 Britt chats to WNBL Champion and 3x3 star Maddie Garrick
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by Britt Smart, Andy Hollands and Craig Irons
2y ago
In this episode we catch up with 2 x WNBL Champion and 3x3 star, Maddie Garrick.   We dive into the mind of what’s pulled her through adversity, learn how a change can do you good, and we find out how Maddie took ownership of her life and career. We talk mental health, the Olympics and what's next for Maddie.  About Britt@bsmartbasketballbsmartbasketball.com Brittany encourages people to see health and fitness as a way of living, not as a fad or diet. She knows that by taking continuous care of your body and mind, you can add quality years to life by making it more enjoyable and hel ..read more
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S2E3 David Mariani shoots the breeze with Britt
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by Britt Smart, Andy Hollands and Craig Irons
2y ago
In this Episode Britt chats with David Mariani, also known as  @basketball.biology on Instagram.  He speaks on his basketball journey and becoming elite, even with having a late introduction to the game. He shares his unique path to finding the solutions as a coach and a player.  We talk all things Knees over toes training, nutrition and his main keys that helped him get to where he is today in the basketball world and the fitness world. Links from the show: @basketball.biologyATG Online Coaching Thanks to today's show sponsors: KidzPhyz Kidzphyz Sports offers a range of PE and ..read more
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S2E2 Supercoach Jimmy Clayton joins Britt Smart
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by Britt Smart, Andy Hollands and Craig Irons
2y ago
In this Episode we chat to Jimmy Clayton, head coach and founder of Sports City U Basketball and Nike Shooting/Skills Specialist. Jimmy is Britt's basketball mentor and a huge influence on building her game from bottom to top.  Jimmy's one of the best basketball skills coaches and basketball mentors out there and in this extended episode he shares some of his secrets on what he focuses on to get the best out of athletes and how he empowers them to reach their potential. About Jimmy Founded SCU in October 1992 (1st year-round player development center in the U.S. at that time.) Developed ..read more
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S2E1 Ben Patrick (@kneesovertoesguy) from Athletic Truth Group, talks to Britt Smart.
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by Britt Smart, Andy Hollands and Craig Irons
2y ago
In this Episode we catch up with Ben Patrick, the founder of ATG (Athletic Truth Group) who is reinventing the definition of personal training.  He is taking over the world with over 1,900 knee success stories and promoting pain free knees, ands reaching your full body athletic potential. We talk about his journey from knee pain while playing basketball as a kid, his solutions to bulletproof knees, and the secrets to building athletic strength from the ground up.  We go through his top advice to keep players healthy and available, his go to basketball moves, and who he mimics his bas ..read more
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#8 Kha Tran from Pain Free Volleyball chats to Britt Smart
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by Britt Smart, Andy Hollands and Craig Irons
2y ago
Kha Tran is from Chicago and is an online coach and founder of Pain Free Volleyball.  The pFv training system is designed specifically for volleyball players who want to get out of pain and improve athleticism. They coach volleyball players of all ages and levels so that they can play pain free. Kha speaks on his knees over toes training style, balancing coaching while also being a teacher. Kha has been coaching volleyball for 10+ years and has been playing competitively for over 16 years.  As a coach, he holds both CAP I & CAP II Certifications through USAV. His purpose is to ta ..read more
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#7 Damien Rayson talks to Britt Smart
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by Britt Smart, Andy Hollands and Craig Irons
2y ago
In this episode Britt Smart chats to footy player, firefighter and founder of Pure Courage, Damien Rayson. We hear about his injury prone past and the secret to bouncing back to being better than ever.   We hear about potty-training,  balancing being an athlete, a dad and  a firefighter and how getting a serious injury can seriously improve your coaching skills.  We learn the origins of #finditwithin and how Damien lives by that mantra.  Find out more about Britt Smart: Web: https://brittsmart.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bsmartathletic Twitter: https://twi ..read more
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#6 @MrHolisticBody, Lewis Roberts chats to Britt Smart
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by Britt Smart, Andy Hollands and Craig Irons
2y ago
In this episode we catch up with Lewis Roberts, Owner of Body in Sync Health Hub and @MrHolisticBody on Instagram.  We cover his footy background, coaching focus, and purpose for opening up Body In Sync Health Hub with his wife Courtney.  We also touch on the subject of training knees over toes, and how he has been able to be enjoy pain free longevity having just retired from footy at age 37. We also hear from his dogs Lola and Mav.  Find out more about Britt Smart: Web: https://brittsmart.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bsmartathletic Twitter: https://twitter.com/bsmar ..read more
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#5 AFLW star Chloe Molloy chats to Britt Smart
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by Britt Smart, Andy Hollands and Craig Irons
2y ago
In this episode we catch up with Chloe Molloy.  Currently an AFLW star for the Collingwood Magpies, she shares her journey on picking up a footy and setting down a basketball.  Chloe was first a basketball athlete having played in the WNBL, she shares with us that pivotal moment when she turned down the opportunity of playing in college to play in then untested AFLW. We learn about some of the battles and pressures of that decision and the support system she surrounded herself with. This episode is powered by The LUDUS. Find out more about Britt Smart: Web: https://brittsmart.com Ins ..read more
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#4 WNBA and WNBL star Sami Whitcomb talks to Britt Smart
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by Britt Smart, Andy Hollands and Craig Irons
2y ago
A few weeks after the WNBA finished and a few weeks before the WNBL Hub starts in Far North Queensland we dive into the mind of our Smart Athlete guest, Sami Whitcomb. Sami is yet to make her move to NY or her trip to Galatasaray. We catch up with Sami while she is in quarantine on her routine back to Perth from the WNBA season. She has played 4 seasons in the WNBA and is coming off a Championship win with the Seattle Storm.  We talk about the wubble (WNBA bubble),  the hectic season away from family and her off court maintenance to stay injury free. We also now know she was unable t ..read more
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