HMMR Podcast Episode 217: Transition game (with Jenn Joyce)

How you handle transitions is a key to sports, and a key to careers. Over the past few years Jenn Joyce has transitioned from world-class athlete, to youth development coach, to working with world-class athletes. Her newest role is working with the bronze-medal winning Canadian women’s sevens rugby team. On this week’s podcast we talk about transitioning to a new job, a sport, and a new level as well as insights on training for transitions and speed in team sports.

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Notes and quotes

Jennifer Joyce is a Strength & Conditioning Coach at the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific in Victoria, BC, working with Rugby Canada’s women’s sevens national program and Golf Canada’s junior national girls team. Prior to that she worked with the Canadian Sports schools and various other roles as a strength coach and track and field coach. As an athlete, she set Canadian records in the hammer throw and represented Canada at the World Championships.

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Further reading

  • This month’s site theme is skill acquisition. Join HMMR Plus so that you don’t miss out on our archives and new resources.
  • Joyce was also a guest on Episode 133 where she discussed foundational strength for developing athletes.
  • You can learn more about her background in her bio.
  • You can learn more about Joyce on Instagram (@coachjennjoyce), Facebook (@JenniferJoyce.HammerThrow) and Twitter (@jenniferkjoyce).