Coach on the Couch

Coach on the Couch is a series of Professional Development webinars for coaches, not fencing specific, but information ALL Professional Coaches will benefit from.

1st Guest Speaker – Georgie Buckley (9th September), Supporting Athletes in a ‘New Normal’

A conversation with Dietician Georgie Buckley on reframing the way we talk about nutrition and wellbeing

Georgie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with a wealth of knowledge in the well-being of current and former athletes. She believes athletes must be considered as humans foremost when exploring their nutritional goals and overall well-being. Georgie is currently a PhD Candidate at Swinburne University of Technology and is studying disordered eating and body image, in both current, and former athletes.

Wednesday 9 Sept @ 5:30pm for the Zoom link

Zoom Details

Topic: Coach on the Couch
Time: Sep 9, 2020 17:30 Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
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Meeting ID: 817 7391 4441
Passcode: 121759

Following Guest Speakers

Dr Bianca Share (16th September)
Bianca is an accredited Exercise Scientist and a Lecturer in the School of Behavioural
and Health Sciences at Australian Catholic University (ACU). Bianca teaches
physiology, nutrition, and exercise testing & prescription to undergraduate students
studying Exercise Science. In 2015 Bianca graduated with her PhD in the field of
cardiovascular health in young women. In January this year Bianca conducted a
research study at the Ultimate Fencing Camp (UFC8) investigating fitness variables and
the hydration status of fencers. Bianca has been fencing at VRI Fencing Club with Gerry
Adams for the past 5 years.

Dr Lee Naylor (7th October)
Having completed a PhD in the Department of Medicine at Melbourne University in
2000, Lee’s PhD investigated the pathophysiology of a number of mental illnesses. Dr
Naylor researched her studies at the Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria with
her findings being published in many International journals and delivered at many
Lee has a particular passion for encouraging a healthy body and healthy mind, being a
two time Olympic track and field athlete, Commonwealth Games Gold medallist and
World Championships Bronze medallist, competing in the 400m and 4 x 400m relay,
alongside her training partner Cathy Freeman during 1990-2000.
A highly knowledgeable, motivating and engaging presenter, Dr Naylor is regularly
sought to speak at conferences and workplace events across a range of topics with 25
years industry experience in the health and wellbeing sector.

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