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Coach Gethin Radio

By Gethin James
Join Coach Gethin as he teases our the traits, habits and rituals of elite athletes, high level coaches and industry leaders within the fitness space.
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#11: Martin Rooney on UFC Conditioning and Coaching Greatness.
Today's guest is Martin Rooney. Martin is a pioneer in Strength and Conditioning for the Mixed Martial Artist. He has coached some of the most well known names in the UFC including Forrest Griffin, Jim Miller and Frankie Edgar. Martin is a best selling author and the founder of the Training for Warriors system. His latest book "Coach to Coach" has been a hit with the coaching community with over 10,000 copies sold within the first few months. Today we discuss "Coach to Coach" and Martin's career as a Strength and Conditioning Coach within the UFC.
September 18, 2020
#10: A Step by Step Guide to Designing the Perfect Training Program
In this initial solo bout, Coach Gethin dives into the lessons of past podcast guests to establish the best structure for designing a strength and conditioning program. Throughout this episode, Gethin breaks down each section of a plan whilst giving his own views on training methodology.
August 31, 2020
#9: Alwyn Cosgrove on Program Design and Being an Effective Coach.
Alwyn Cosgrove is the founder of Results Fitness, based in Newhall CA. Alwyn has featured in Mens Health, T-Nation and He has recently appeared on Fox News, discussing the current epedemic and how it effects fitness gyms. He is also the creator of Results Fitness University, dedicated to helping fitness professionals to build their business.
August 13, 2020
#8: Kieron Prosser on Leading Body Composition Classes and Building the Shoulder.
Please note - we did experience a few external issues that hindered the audio quality of this episode. However, the content is still second to none and I could not justify leaving this episode out! This is an indepth discussion on leading semi-private personal training sessions, developing a bullet proof shoulder and assembling an outstanding team of fitness professionals.
July 2, 2020
#7: Tony Gentilcore on Strength, Functional Hip Conditioning and the Fitness Industry
Todays guest is none other than Tony Gentilcore. Tony is a co-founder of the world renound Cressey Sports Performance. Tony has featured in Mens Health, Womens Health, Mens Fitness, Muscle and Fitness,, and T-Nation. Since 2015, Tony has been coaching out of his own studio, CORE, which is based in Boston, MA. During this indepth conversation, Tony and I discuss strength development, functional hip conditioning and the nature of the fitness industry.
June 18, 2020
#6: Commonwealth Games Judo Champion Danny Williams
Easily the most wide ranging conversation so far. Danny and I discuss competition prep, fight psychology and Stoicism. This episode won't just support your fitness endeavours, it'll supercharge your life.
June 11, 2020
#5: 12 Half Iron Man Events in 12 Days with Geraint Williams
Just imagine swimming 14.4 miles, cycling 678 miles and running 157.2 miles. Geraint Williams did just that to raise money for the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in South Wales. This challenge was inspired after his grandfarther passed away from Covid-19. Geraint recieved nation wide support for his challenge as well as recognition from ITV. Geraint is also the founder of Tri-Zone Fitness. We discuss Geraint's mental resiliance, training methodology and equipment preferences.
June 4, 2020
#4: Mobility and Injury Prevention with Tom Morrison
Tom Morrison is a mobility specialist and the creator of the Simplistic Mobility Method. From reducing aches and pains to achieving the optimal squat for your physiology, this conversation will broaden your thoughts on mobility.
May 28, 2020
Season 1 Episode 3: Sidetracked Adventures's Sophie Nolan
Sophie Nolan is the founder of Sidetracked Adventures, an outdoor adventure company offering guided tours in Finnish Lapland. Throughout this episode, you will consider the importance of building fires, learn where to buy your knives and figure out what it takes to survive in arctic conditions. Sidetracked offers incredible events for anyone who wishes to take on a new challenge and build their mental resilience. You may find the show notes over at 
May 21, 2020
Season 1 Episode 2: England Rugby's Performance Analyst, Carwyn Morgan
Carwyn Morgan is a Senior Performance Analyst for England Rugby. You'll listen in to a wide ranging conversation which includes the inner workings of professional sport, the athletes mindset and training methodology. This interview will keep you busy as Carwyn and I share some of our favorite resources. This conversation with Carwyn Morgan took a fascinating side track as the advice he offered could enrich someones life. You may find the show notes to this episode via 
May 14, 2020
Season 1 Episode 1: Mason the Dragon Jones
In our initial episode of Coach Gethin Radio, I interview Mason the Dragon Jones. As well as being the Cage Warrior's Lightweight World Champion, Mason has an exceptional background in professional boxing, Judo  and various other arts. My aim for this podcast was to dissect Masons thought processes and training methodology. This interview achieved this and then some. Mason offers us a deep description of his pre-fight nutrition, training regime and what he looks for in a coach. After recording this episode, I came away with an appreciation for Mason's attention to detail. The Dragon is always on the hunt for ways in which he can improve his performance, even if it's just by 1%. You may view the show notes for this episode over at
May 6, 2020