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N29: Jonathan Erskine - Implementing Sports Science in the Tactical Realm

August 31, 2022

Today we are joined by Jonathan Erskine on Episode 29 of The Hawkin Podcast.

Jonathan is currently a Strength & Conditioning Coach in the tactical field at Cannon Air Force Base. Previously, Erskine held positions as Strength & Conditioning Coach at REEF Systems Corp, Intern Strength Coach at The University of Alabama, and Defensive Line Coach & Strength Coach at the High School level. Jonathan received his Ph.D. in Health and Human Performance from Concordia University Chicago. He also received a Master of Science and Bachelor's Degree in Sport and Fitness Administration/Management from Troy University. Coach Erskine's move from the sports world, into the tactical world, gives him a unique view of how strength & conditioning can better benefit all those that partake. Gives this week's episode a listen to learn more...

 

Time Stamps For Today’s Episode:

 

  • 00:00:07 When Jonathan Erskine caught the iron bug
  • 00:02:15 From passion to profession
  • 00:06:23 Building the roots
  • 00:14:28 That “C’mon man” moment
  • 00:20:39 Growth & change
  • 00:25:33 Haircuts mid-episode?
  • 00:28:12 Carryover from athletics to tactical
  • 00:33:04 Implementation of sports science in the tactical setting
  • 00:43:25 Advice for young coaches coming into tactical
  • 00:53:53 Not everyone has the same means of motivation
  • 00:59:42 Creating a buy-in culture
  • 01:06:09 Moving properly before loading the body
  • 01:13:20 The transition of the tactical realm
  • 01:19:23 Jon’s contact information & podcast

 

If you are interested in learning more about Jonathan Erskine, he can be found on LinkedIn here, Instagram here, by email at jmersko@gmail.com, or listen to his new podcast, The BROKE Strength Coach.

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