Pacey Performance Podcast

Pacey Performance Podcast #260 - Scott Guyett (Head of Sports Science and Strength & Conditioning at Crystal Palace FC)

October 3, 2019

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast, I am speaking to Head of Sports Science and Strength & Conditioning at Crystal Palace FC, Scott Guyett. I am absolutely delighted to get Scott on the podcast today. Scott has incredible experience as a player and a coach, and he also holds his UEFA A license making his story really interesting. I wanted to make this episode as applied as possible so after listening you have some real insight into what goes on behind the scenes at Crystal Palace and hopefully that comes across. Scott and the guys at Palace are incredibly open and it shows in this episode.

Hope you enjoy this episode with Scott Guyett.

In this episode we discussed...

  • Who is Scott Guyett (background, experience and current role)
  • Balancing scientific 'best practice' with real-world constraints
    • What you guys do in each area and the process to get there

      • Recovery

        • Pre season vs in-season
      • Testing (pre-season and any in-season)
      • Daily/weekly monitoring
  • The player to coach transition
    • Your own retirement
    • Player buy-in?
    • Empathy
    • Communication
  • Fitness coach / coach combination
    • Your philosophy
    • Philosophical differences with traditional strength coach

Sam can be found on Twitter @scottyguyett

This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Hawkin Dynamics, the team behind the worlds only wireless force plate system. Hawkin Dynamics can be found at hawkindynamics.com and you can follow them on Twitter @hawkindynamics

This episode is also sponsored by Fatigue Science. Fatigue Science combine wearable technology with biomathematical science developed by the US Army to offer fantastic insights into sleep and cognitive fatigue. Fatigue Science can be found at fatiguescience.com.

This episode is also sponsored by IMeasureU. IMeasureU are a world leading inertial platform to precisely quantify body movement and workload metrics in the field. IMeasureU can be found at imeasureu.com and you can follow them on Twitter @imeasureu.

This episode is also sponsored by Omegawave, the only non-invasive readiness technology to assess both brain and heart. Omegawave can be found at omegawave.com and you can follow them on Twitter @omegawave.

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Enjoy

PP