This week’s Pacey Performance Podcast sees Rob speak to Leigh Egger, Head of Performance at Feyenoord Rotterdam in the Dutch Eredivisie. Leigh was formerly a semi-professional footballer in Australia, which has given him insight and empathy into both the emotional and physical side of playing.
Leigh discusses his time at Feyenoord, including how he has been influenced by Frans Bosch, John Pryor and Stijn Vandenbroucke. He goes in depth into the effective rehab framework the club’s coaches have been working on, including how to improve agility, speed and strength in footballers.
To learn some of Leigh’s excellent coaching practices for yourself, hit the play button now to learn what Feyenoord have been up to – and avoid some costly errors coaches often encounter.
On this week’s podcast:
Why playing experience can be invaluable to coaches
How Leigh moved into coaching in the Dutch top division from his playing careerThe rehab framework Leigh has been working on with Feyenoord’s influential coaching teamThe biggest technical errors Leigh sees in footballThe influence of Frans Bosch on Leigh's training philosophyHow to implement hip lock to improve sprinting and movementCoaching techniques that develop agilityLeigh’s templates and tips for developing accelerationThe transfer of traditional strength training into sportUsing aqua bags correctly and the common errors people make with them