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Taekwondo Podcast

‚ú® Taekwondo is an interesting Olympic Sport, constantly changing and upgrading in every aspect. Sometimes it's hard to keep up with everything... ūüĒä This entertaining podcast tries to make it easier for the Taekwondo fans to keep up-to-date: ‚ÄĘ The updated competition rules and strategies. ‚ÄĘ Current topics and events in the world of Taekwondo. ‚ÄĘ What's new in the science of Training. ūüďÜ Every Tuesday, C√©sar Valentim shares 30 minutes with Peter Nestler, on an entertaining conversation that brings you some updated news of the sport, the latest developments on Training and Competition, interactive discussions with experts of Taekwondo, Sports Science, and much more. ūüéĮ This Podcast isn't so much for the Martial Artist but instead primarily for: ‚ÄĘ Taekwondo Coaches and Trainers ‚ÄĘ S&C coaches/sports scientists ‚ÄĘ Nutritionists/Dieticians‚ÄĘ Taekwondo Referees ‚ÄĘ Taekwondo enthusiasts and their families ‚ÄĘ Knowledge-seeking Taekwondo players ūü•č If you are looking for a traditional Martial Arts program, this podcast isn't probably what you are looking for, although you can find the topics helpful on your journey. Listen to the podcast and enjoy 30 minutes of current affairs, knowledge, and plenty of humor and sarcasm. ūüĒó TAEKWONDOPODCAST.COM ‚óÄÔłŹ

Tracks

Episode 22 - Recap from the Grand Prix Rome. New Taekwondo.
  The new rules are the only ones in use now. We've seen these at the Grand Prix and many other events. Is the new Taekwondo fighting style here to stay?  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Peter Nestler talk about the matches at the Grand Prix, the new rules and how the players, coaches and referees adapted to these.  The good and the bad about the new rules. What can be improved? Is this new style here to stay?  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
23:33 06/14/2022
Episode 21 - Heart Rate Variability with Dr. Christoph Rottensteiner
     In the age of wearable technology,  Olympic Taekwondo can benefit tremendously from the solutions out there. Monitoring Performance using Heart Rate Variability has been deeply studied in the past decade.  In this episode, Coach César Valentim interviews Ph.D. Christoph Rottensteiner, Sports Scientist and manager at Firstbeat Technologies, the leading company on HRV for sports.  Firstbeat technology combines heart rate variability (HRV) data with advanced mathematical and signal processing methods to document an individual’s autonomic nervous system regulation. Their solution has already been utilized by more than 1000 Sports Teams and 100 leading universities and research institutes across Europe, North America, and Australia.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
36:47 06/06/2022
Episode 20 - Power Training for Taekwondo
     Strength and Conditioning for Taekwondo on the modern age of wearables and technology is very exciting. How to analyse your athetles, monitor and plan for an injury-free success.  In this episode, Coach César Valentim will share his knowledge and his methods on S&C training.  His modern approach with scientific backing has been recognized by several teams around the world, chosing his training center in Vienna to be one of the places to visit in Europe. Listen to his insights on Power Development, S&C and what tools he uses on his daily job.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
26:34 06/01/2022
Episode 19 - Recap from the European Championships with Mario Glasnovic
    The European Championships took place last week in Manchester and, we now take a look at the event, the surprises and the challenges. Our guest this week is Mario Glasnovic, from Croatia, Olympic Coach.  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim, Peter Nestler and Mario Glasnovic have a nice chat about the recently completed European Championships.  Together we Coach Mario Glasnovic, we comment the Europeans and discuss what can be expected in the upcoming Grand Prix. We talk about the challenges in the upcoming months, with the GP Finals and the World Championships in Mexico.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
43:50 05/23/2022
Episode 18 - Strength & Conditioning changes with the new rules
   We've talked about the new rules and how these change the game. What changes need to be implemented when it comes to Strength and Conditioning? Ariel Longo is a Sports Scientist, working with Panamerican Champion and Olympian Milena Titoneli.  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Ariel Longo discuss the changes and challenges to the conditioning programs as the new rules are being implemented in the game of Taekwondo. How important is training your Endurance, strengthening your Core or work on reaction speed? Listen to Ariel's insights and how you can adapt your training to the new competition demands.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
27:26 05/16/2022
Episode 17 - New rules revised. What we've seen at the Panamerican Championships
       After several test events, the Competition Rules were revised. The first official event that used this set of rules was the Panamerican Championship. What have we learned from watching this event?  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Peter Nestler discuss the new rules as they were enforced at the Panamerican Championships. The changes and the challenges we now face are different from what would arise from the first published version.  In this 20 minutes chat, you can get some important information about the new rules, what changed and how these impact the game and training of Olympic Taekwondo.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
26:56 05/09/2022
Episode 16 - Mental Training and Psychology with Hugo Guerra
      Hugo Guerra is a Psychologist and Mental Trainer for several Taekwondo sportspeople. Listen to his strategies to maximize sports performance and how he deals with some situations.  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Hugo Guerra talk about the importance of Mental Training in our sport.  In this episode, you can get some tips and listen to how Hugo Guerra deals with athletic anxiety and issues Taekwondo players can overcome with mental training.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
29:14 05/02/2022
Episode 15 - The technology in Taekwondo with Master Ali Ghafour
     Master Ali Ghafour is the CEO of 2020 Armor systems and CEO of the United Battle League. His knowledge in technology and passion for Taekwondo had him create a scoring system and even a new set of competition rules.  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Ali Ghafour talk about the impact technology has in our sport.  Listen to his insights on the current issues behind the tech in Olympic Taekwondo and his 2020 Armor protectors and UBL league.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
36:50 04/25/2022
Episode 14 - Olympic Athlete Development. Coach Dennis White
     Coach Dennis White has been running a successful Taekwondo Program in Florida. He has had several athletes in the National Team and trained Junior World Champion and Olympic winner Anastasija Zolotic.  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Dennis White talk about the challenges of developing Olympic Level athletes in the USA.  Listen to his insights on the development pathways and how he runs his programs in Florida.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
25:31 04/18/2022
Episode 13 - After the G2 Spanish Open we can analyse the new rules
      World Taekwondo introduced new competition rules in February, these were tested in Belgium, Puerto Rico and Spain. What have we seen, and how has the game changed?  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Peter Nestler talk about the application of the new rules that were tested in a few events in the last couple of weeks.  Listen to their insights on these changes and what has changed for both coaches and players in Olympic Taekwondo.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
24:02 04/11/2022
Episode 12 - The importance of a Taekwondo specific S&C program with Max Chyna
    Coach Max Chyna and his colleagues at Sporthalle Wien are a national reference in Austria for S&C. He works with the top athletes from the Wien Taekwondo Centre, several Olympic teams and professional athletes.  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Max Chyna talk about his Strength and Conditioning programs, sharing some of his methods and secrets for success.  Listen to his insights on  S&C for Taekwondo and how he works with high-performance athletes.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
55:13 04/04/2022
Episode 11 - Olympic and Paralympic Taekwondo Training with Diego Morine
      Coach Diego Morine is the S&C Coach from both the Olympic and Paralympic Taekwondo Teams in Brazil. He has experience in both fields of Taekwondo and Sports Science.  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Diego Morine talk about the differences and similarities in building an S&C program for Taekwondo and Para Taekwondo.  Listen to his insights on the importance of Strength and Conditioning for both Taekwondo and Para Taekwondo athletes.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
40:49 03/28/2022
Episode 10 - Interview with Coach Juan Moreno, Head Coach from Brazil
    One of the big staff recruitments of 2022 was in Brazil, their new Head Coach, Juan Moreno, is a  three-time Olympian (1988, 1992, 2000) and two-time Olympic silver medalist (1988 and 1992). He is an Olympic Coach since 2008.   In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Juan Moreno talk about Brazilian Taekwondo and their strategies for this Olympic cycle.  Listen to his insights on the new rules and learn more about his well-known "Peak Performance" system.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics, Firstbeat Sports and Athlete Analyzer!  Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocast Support the show
35:50 03/21/2022
Episode 9 - Interview with Coach Gareth Brown and CJ Nickolas
   Three years in the USA and already achieved Gold at Pan Am Games, Continental Championships and Olympic Games.  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Gareth Brown discuss the new rules and the changes we can expect in June 2022. Coach Brown and CJ Nickolas, from USA Taekwondo Academy, tell us a bit about their life in Colorado, the USA TKD High-Performance Center and their "Taekwondo University" Programs.  Listen to some strategies used by the same coaches, who brought several Olympic medals in the last three cycles!  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics and Athlete Analyzer!   Visit our Instagram @taekwondopodcast and Facebook @taekwondocastSupport the show
31:55 03/14/2022
Episode 8 - New Competition Rules
    The World Taekwondo Federation approved amendments to the rules, with new formats and new categories in some age divisions.  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Peter Nestler discuss the new rules and the impact these have in training and competitions.  Is the new format of best of three an improvement or will it backfire?  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics and Athlete Analyzer! Support the show
28:45 03/07/2022
Episode 7 - Athletes are getting ready for the Continental Championships
   The World Championships are pushed to later in the year, leaving the Continental Championships as the first big objective for most teams.  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Peter Nestler discuss the strategies teams are taking, on the road to the upcoming Continental Championships.  What's the big difference between competing in Europe and in the pan-American regions? How are teams getting ready for the competition calendar and what are the immediate goals?  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics and Athlete Analyzer! Support the show
17:13 02/28/2022
Episode 6 - Making weight in Taekwondo - Dr. James Morehen
 Weight Classes and making weight in Taekwondo are very specific fields in Sports Taekwondo. In this episode, we have a chat with Dr. James Morehen, a specialist in Performance Nutrition!  In this episode, Coach César Valentim interviews Dr. James Morehen, a renowned Performance Nutritionist, with vast experience in Combat Sports, from Professional Boxing to High-performance Taekwondo.   Check out his website at www.morehenperformance.com and his Wultimate Weight Cutting Course that is available online at https://linktr.ee/wientkd   This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics and Athlete Analyzer!Support the show
25:00 02/21/2022
Episode 5 - Competition Season is here: The entire world comes to Europe!
  Competition Season is here.  The calendar had some changes: The World Championships are set for Cancun, the US Open was canceled, Fujairah Open and Turkish Open are wrapped, with incredible participation numbers.   In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Peter Nestler talk about the current and upcoming competitions. Several events have been scheduled for Europe and Panamerican regions. National Teams had some changes in coaching staff. We may have changes to the rules in the upcoming weeks.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics and Athlete Analyzer!  Support the show
18:49 02/14/2022
Episode 4 - Competition Season is starting. First ranking events are around the corner.
 Competition Season is starting. First Opens are around the corner. What can we expect from the tournaments, and how can teams prepare for these?   In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Peter Nestler talk about the upcoming competitions, the ranking events. After the two-month hiatus, the engines are running again and the athletes face each other on upcoming G Tournaments.  The challenges in planning and Periodization, the attendance numbers in these first events, and the investments necessary to keep up with all the requirements.  What opportunities are out there? How will the first and second semester look like? This episode is all about the start of the 2022 Competition Season.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics and Athlete Analyzer!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/taekwondopodcast)
26:05 02/08/2022
Episode 3 - The ranking system and challenges for countries outside of Europe.
 The ranking system and challenges for countries outside of Europe.  In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Peter Nestler talk about the Ranking Systems. 10 years after the introduction of the World and Olympic Rankings, what can we say about these? What can be improved? Are the national teams using? Is this ranking inclusive? What about ranking events that exclude parts of the population? Direct qualifications via quotas, cadets and junior ranking systems and Performance Analysis systems are also topics discussed in this episode. This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics and Athlete Analyzer!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/taekwondopodcast)
28:09 02/01/2022
Episode 2 - Omicron and the difficulties of training and traveling during the pandemic!
 Omicron and the difficulties of training and traveling during the pandemic! In this episode, Coaches César Valentim and Peter Nestler discuss the newest Covid wave and what does it mean to high-performance teams. People are vaccinated, got their booster shots, yet we have a partial lockdown. How are teams dealing with these restrictions? What does this mean to the events on the calendar?This episode is all about training and travel arrangements, the following episodes will follow the ranked competitions and the first challenges of the year for most teams. This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics and Athlete Analyzer!Support the show
18:58 01/25/2022
Bonus Episode 2 - 2021 Year Review
 Year review 2021. Covid and Taekwondo. Training and Events In this second bonus episode, Coaches César Valentim and Peter Nestler review 2021. How was training and competing during the pandemic. The first Ranked Events, new competition formats, the Olympic Qualification Tournaments and of course, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with all its surprises and challenges.Listen to this year review, the performance analysis from the medalists at the Olympic Games and some opinions on the new competitions out there! This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics!  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/taekwondopodcast)
38:28 01/17/2022
Bonus Episode 1 - The Taekwondo Podcast
 Why are we doing this? The reasons for creating the Taekwondo Podcast! In this bonus episode, Coaches César Valentim and Peter Nestler share their motivations for creating the Taekwondo Podcast.What's the difference between this Podcast and what's already out there. Why is it a weekly podcast, who are the guests already lined up for the upcoming episodes.Listen to this brief introduction about the Taekwondo Podcast.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics! Support the show
08:53 01/16/2022
Episode 1 - New World Taekwondo Events Calendar.
 New Year, New Calendar, New Management at WT? What can we expect for 2022? Coaches César Valentim and Peter Nestler discuss the 2022 "World Taekwondo" calendar. The upcoming Ranking Events and the fact that every Continental Open is now a G2. The new competitions in the calendar and the postponement of the World Taekwondo Championships.How will training and traveling will look like this year? What restrictions and challenges will we face?Coaches Valentim and Nestler comment on the renovations on the World Taekwondo Committees, the big changes on the pan-American and African Continental Unions and the most recent developments in the European Taekwondo Union.  This podcast is supported by Hawkin Dynamics! Support the show
21:53 01/16/2022
Taekwondo Podcast Trailer - S01
‚ú® Taekwondo is an interesting Olympic Sport, constantly changing and upgrading in every aspect. Sometimes it's hard to keep up with everything...¬†ūüĒä This entertaining podcast tries to make it easier for the Taekwondo fans to keep up-to-date:‚ÄĘ The updated competition rules and strategies.‚ÄĘ Current topics and events in the world of Taekwondo.‚ÄĘ What's new in the science of Training.¬†ūüďÜ Every Tuesday, C√©sar Valentim shares 30 minutes with Peter Nestler, on an entertaining conversation that brings you some updated news of the sport, the latest developments on Training and Competition, interactive discussions with experts of Taekwondo, Sports Science, and much more.¬†ūüéĮ This Podcast isn't so much for the Martial Artist but instead primarily for:‚ÄĘ Taekwondo Coaches and Trainers‚ÄĘ S&C coaches/sports scientists‚ÄĘ Nutritionists/Dieticians‚ÄĘ Taekwondo Referees‚ÄĘ Taekwondo enthusiasts and their families‚ÄĘ Knowledge-seeking Taekwondo players¬†ūü•č If you are looking for a traditional Martial Arts program, this podcast isn't probably what you are looking for, although you can find the topics helpful on your journey.¬†Listen to the podcast and enjoy 30 minutes of current affairs, knowledge, and plenty of humor and sarcasm.¬†ūüĒó TAEKWONDOPODCAST.COM ‚óÄÔłŹInstagram @taekwondopodcastFacebook @taekwondocastWebsite Taekwondopodcast.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/taekwondopodcast)
00:35 01/14/2022