Episode 30

How Strong Is Strong Enough?


October 26th, 2020

21 mins 24 secs

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About this Episode

In episode 30, Kris Robertson, Strength & Conditioning Coach at Rugby Canada joins us.

Specifically Kris will be looking at:

  • The importance refocusing efforts in S&C training
  • Measuring key KPIs
  • Making the decision that an athlete is strong enough
  • Changes to training based on that decision

About Kris

"Kris Robertson is a Strength and Conditioning Coach with Rugby Canada. Kris is responsible for the physical development of the Senior Women’s National 15’s, as well as the Women’s Rugby Canada Development Academy in Ontario. Kris is a former professional athlete of the Canadian Football League (CFL) being drafted by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 11th overall in the 2013 draft, unfortunately he suffered a knee injury that cut his professional aspirations short. Since then Kris has been Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL. Kris has worked with athletes from a broad spectrum of sports such as swimming, hockey, basketball, judo, and soccer, Kris is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) and is currently in progress of completing his Master's of Exercise Science at Edith Cowan University. "


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