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leaguE talk

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Welcome to leaguE-talk! This podcast is focused on Esports and more specifically League of Legends. Content is uploaded twice a week with one podcast based on sports coaching, psychology and science and the other is a podcast with a guest which has included; Coaches, Managers, Players, Psychologists and much more! Tune in to improve your ingame play or learn more about the game and industry!


leaguE talk #78 w/Kiao - Grassroots of Esports, Barrage Retirement Home, Learning from Others and Playbooks
Nov 10 • 40 min
In this episode of leaguE talk we have a former assistant coach, head coach and article writer for several teams within the UK League of Legends sphere. Kiao, who is 19, comes onto the show to discuss a wealth of interesting topics including what it is…
leaguE talk #77 with Schalke F1RE - Schalke’s Problems, LEC Analyst, wokring with Data, Infrastructure and Advice
Nov 3 • 33 min
F1RE is the analyst for Schalke 04 esports, the fourth placed team in the LEC. He has been owrking with data and analysis for the previous split and has had some great success’. In this episode we talk about his experiences, offline work, working up the…
leaguE talk #76 w/ Michal Konkol - LoL’s Most Famous Photographer, Lead Photographer at the LEC, Working at Worlds and becoming an esports photographer
Oct 27 • 43 min
Michal Konkol is the League of Legends European Championship’s lead photographer. He has been working in esports since 2014 and has been growing to become, in my opinion, league of legends’ most famous photographer. In this podcast we talk about just…
leaguE talk #75 with BP - Play By Play casting, EU Masters, Hosting and Casting the LPL and Complacency
Oct 6 • 40 min
BP is an Irish Play by Play caster whom has been recently been working at EU Masters and LPL. In this episode we delve into the world of casting, EU Masters, his time in China working with the LPL and the big issue of complacency! If you enjoyed this…
leaguE talk #74 with Alejandro Suarez - Performance Coaching, MAD Lions, EUE and Consistency
Sep 29 • 43 min
In this episode of leaguE talk we go over so many interesting topics, including: his time at MAD Lions and how they built processes and infrastructure for the players to thrive. If you are intresed in the European University Esports or getting in contact…
leaguE talk #73 w/CLG’s Director of Esports; Trinitiii - Counter Logic Gaming and their: Redemption Arc, Performance Centre, Coaching Structure and Engagement
Sep 22 • 58 min
In this episode of leaguE talk, we have CLG’s Director of Esports, Trinitiii on the show. A really interesting episode where we cover more of the business side of esports with topics including: CLG’s Redemption arc, their top or the range performance…
leaguE talk #72 with Head Coach of Excel Academy Tim Kiro: EU Masters, Flex Picks and Predictions
Sep 15 • 35 min
In this episode of leaguE talk we have yet another member of the fantastic excel family, Tim Kiro. Tim is the Head coach for Excel’s Academy team whom has just dominated the EU Masters play ins. Find out more about this year, their journey, their famous…
leaguE talk #71 with Pad - The Incredible Phelan Guantlet Run, Learnings, x6tence and Consistency
Sep 11 • 44 min
In this episode of the podcast we have a three time guest and league of legends coach; Pad. We talk about how the season turned around and the incredible gauntlet run at Phelan Gaming, how important consistency is and how he wants to continue to learn and…
leaguE talk #70 with Zhergoth - Veterancy, The Intricacies of Top Lane, Coaching vs Playing, Health and Fitness Journey
Aug 31 • 63 min
In this episode of leaguE talk we have a player that I have been working with in the UKLC, Top lane Pro player Zhergoth. A veteran player whom has been apart of both Fnatic and NiP. This being one of the topics but further discussion include; Coaching vs…
leaguE talk #70 w/Grant Rousseau - Head of Operations for Excel Esports, Franchising, Developing UK Esports and Short Term vs Long Term
Aug 25 • 41 min
Grant Rousseau is the current Head of Operations for Excel Esports. The UK’s biggest League of Legends organisation. In this episode we discuss his former roles at Splyce and their Parent Company as well as the new challenges he faces at Excel. A huge…
leaguE talk 69 with Jack ‘Coach’ Fenton - Esports Pathways, Focus on Welfare, DBL and University Esports
Aug 18 • 67 min
In our returning episode of leaguE talk we have Diabolus’ Team Director and Warwick Esports Founder ‘Coach’ on the show We talk about a wealth of interesting topics including Welfare, UK universities and their role as a feeding system, Esports Pathways…
leaguE talk #68 with CLG Summer - Head of Player Development of CLG
Jul 24 • 50 min
In this episode of leaguE talk we have the Head of Player Development at Counter Logic Gaming; CLG Summer. We have an indepth conversation regarding what Player development looks like at CLG, What its like working in such a forward thinking company with…
Become Gung Ho! How to Motivate yourself and your team and - leaguE talk #67
Jul 3 • 8 min
Gung Ho Book Review and how it can be used in Esports If you enjoy this episode dont be afraid to get in contact! Twitter - @leaguetalkshow Instagram - @league_talk
leaguE talk #66 - Q+A - How to improve your Diet and Sleep and the impacts of doing so!
Jun 26 • 16 min
VisionLord who recently found the podcast on spotify jumped into the discord here at leaguE talk had some interesting questions regarding Diet and Sleep alongside some ideas to do with improving the In game. So I hope this brings you VisionLord and any…
leaguE talk #65: 30 Days of Reading - How to Create Good Habits
Jun 19 • 12 min
In this short episode of leaguE talk we go over the importance of good habits, how to create them and my experiences with 30 Days of Reading!
leaguE talk #64 w/Conor Fitzpatrick - Moving from Assistant to Head Coach, Coaching and Management Styles, Being a facilitator, The Upcoming Split and the Short Term Nature of Esports.
Jun 13 • 42 min
Conor Fitzpatrick, the new Head Coach for Phelan Gaming and former Assistant coach for MnM Gaming, is todays guest on the show. This podcast was a really interesting one to record and can add alot of value to those who are looking to move into management,…
leaguE talk #63 w/Dragane - Free Agent Mid, Previous Experience, Korea Bootcamp, Educational Content, Champion Pools, Adaptability and Personal Improvements
May 29 • 31 min
twitter.com/draganeLoL twitch.tv/draganelol Free Agent Mid Laner; Dragane has had a wealth of experience by the age of 19 and on this episode we talk about a plethora of interesting topics including his previous experience, his time in korea bootcamping,…
leaguE talk #62: Posture - HOW THE WAY YOU SIT IMPACTS YOUR LP AND HOW WE CAN CHANGE THAT!
May 26 • 11 min
Posture is such an incredibly important feature when playing any game. The impacts of posture are vast and in this episode we explore that. If you like this episode let me know! Hit me up with a comment or DM and let me know how I can help you. Get in…
leaguE talk #61 w/Zen - Is Spylce all in for Late? LVP Split, EUM, New Challenges and Org Infrastructure
May 22 • 57 min
Proffessional League of Legends coach Zen formely of Misfits, Spylce, Gambit and many more, comes onto the podcast to kick of the 61st episode. We discuss Spylce and their Run in the Spanish regional league, how EU masters went, all the criticsms…
leaguE talk #60 - Caffeine; the effects, dosage and how to utilise it to Improve Performance
May 19 • 21 min
A special thank you to X-Gamer Energy for being a part of this episode! Check out x-gamer.com for more information! In episode 60 of leaguE talk, learn how best to use caffeine! What products to use, when to take it, what it does and so many more…
leaguE talk #59 w/Urszula Klimczak - Working with TSM, FNC and Roccat, Women in Esports, Behavioural Analysis and Performance Coaching
May 15 • 58 min
In this episode of leaguE talk we have Behavioural Analyst and Performance Coach Urszula Klimczak on the podcast discussing a wealth of interesting topics including the differences in NA and EU, Diversity and Inclusion in esports, future challenges, what…
leaguE talk #58: The Art of Breathing by Danny Penman - Applying Mindfulness and breathing to esports
May 12 • 14 min
In this episode of leaguE talk we discuss some huge takeaways from a book I have read recently by Dr. Danny Penman. the art of breathing is a wonderful read that helps you come to terms with the seemingly complex idealologies of mindfulness, meditation…
leaguE talk #57 with Sens - Psychology, Neuroscience, Movistar Riders, Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis, the SuperLiga Orange and helping coaches to help players
May 8 • 47 min
On this episode Movistar Riders own Psychologist Sens comes on the show to talk about a bunch of different topics including the SLO and the new big name teams that have entered the league, his background in psychology and neuroscience, how a simple intake…
leaguE talk #56 - Q+A: How to Break a Losing Streak, Self Doubt and Self Confidence Issues
May 5 • 25 min
In this episode of leaguE talk we have a wonderful question submitted by a long time listener Bloom. This questions delves into losing streaks, self efficacy, self confidence and Self doubt as a direct result. If you have any questions dont be afraid to…
leaguE talk #55 - This Week in League; MSI, EUM, Bootcamps and Yuumi
May 1 • 18 min
Im trying a new piece of content where I go over some topics that have occured in the last week of League of Legends. Of course the difference being that it is through the lens of myself; a traditional sports coach and sports management student…
leaguE talk #54 - How to Gain LP through Testing: Exercise, Nutrition, Champion pool and Style of play
Apr 28 • 14 min
Gaining LP through a tried and tested technique of testing thigns out. Trying new things and testing them to see how your body feels in relation to it is super important. Let me know what you think twitter - @leaguetalkshow Instagram - @league_talk
leaguE talk #53 w/ Owen Blake - Going above and beyond with mediation; using the Transcendental Meditation Technique to Improve Performance
Apr 24 • 59 min
Episode 53 of leaguE talk brings Owen Blake to the show. Owen is a phD student who is currently researching within the field of a specific meditation technique called the ‘Trancendental Meditation’ (TM) technique. Whilst this already sounds interesting…
leaguE talk #52 - Finding, Creating and Sticking to a Routine to aid Esports performance
Apr 21 • 15 min
Routines and Schedules are something that has blown up on Youtube, but they are significantly easier to be said that to be done. In this episode we go over how to build a routine and a schedule that can truly work for you. How to expirement and the huge…
leaguE talk #51 /Mumus - Spring Split, MVP and all Team vote, Routines, Personal Development, Performance Coaching, Korea vs EU and Drafting
Apr 17 • 61 min
A wonderful episode delving deep into Mumus’ history, his wonderful routines, time spent playing in korea and much more It was fantastic to chat to mumus as i really believe that there is so much value in this episode. If you enjoyed it let me know!…
leaguE talk #50 - Q+A - How best to make it onto an Esports Team! Being the Best Teammate, Branding and Improving Game play.
Apr 14 • 17 min
Episode 50 is here! I hope everyone has enjoyed the journey as much as I have and I want to say a huge thank you to everyone that has been apart of it. Thank you to Ryan for this question! If you have questions that you think I could go some way to answer…
leaguE talk #49 w/Ismael Pedraza - Ranked Anxiety, Goal setting, Esports Research, Holistic Approaches, Stage Performance and Competition
Apr 10 • 35 min
Our first Returning guest! Ismael Pedraza is a Sports Psychologist that has worked with the likes of Misfits. Ismael is also a part of the organisation ‘The Mental Craft esports’ which is a group of Sports Psychologists who are writing wonderful articles…
leaguE talk #48: Visualisation - BE BETTER AT LEAGUE THROUGH VISUALISATION! - How to Visualise effectively and tips to stay on track!
Apr 7 • 10 min
The importance of visualisation is so key. It goes under the radar and can be ignored quite often. In this episode of leaguE talk we go over the importance of visualisation and why it will make you a better league of legends player. Even if it is for just…
leaguE talk #47 w/ Torok: The New Head Coach of Barrage - Barrage’s split, Changing roles, the UKLC, Personal improvement, Positives and Team takeaways
Apr 3 • 32 min
In this episode of leaguE talk we have guest, Torok the new Head coach of Barrage in the UKLC. We have a bunch of topics but break down the previous split for Barrage from what went well to what went wrong. We go over the previous role Torok undertook and…
LeaguE talk #46 - The Importance of Sleep, Use sleep to improve you LoL performance - GO BACK TO BED!
Mar 31 • 15 min
On this episode of leaguE talk we go into detail as to why we should be trying to get our standard eight hours of sleep. A really interesting episode for me to find out and research about. I truly believe that making sure you get a solid 8 hours of sleep…
leaguE talk #45 w/ Wysek - Enclave, UKLC playoffs, Communication, Playing in different regions, Meta vs Comfort, Talent and Playing with Warsi
Mar 27 • 41 min
Episode 45 brings Enclaves own jungler, Wysek. In my opinion Wysek and Warsi have been the best Jungle, Mid duo in the UKLC and have had a brilliant split together with a lot of promising plays coming from this. In this episode Wysek and I go over…
TLA vs CLGA - VOD Review and Analysis - leaguE talk #44
Mar 24 • 30 min
My first ever VOD review! If you enjoyed let me know, any feedback is appreciated - @leaguetalkshow on Twitter and @league_talk on Instagram! Counter Logic Gaming’s Academy team played against Team Liquids academy team in the Quater finals of the…
leaguE talk #43 w/Tien Ho: Head of Marketing for Rogue - Best marketing in the LEC, Marketing in Teams success and Failures, Being the ‘Roccat Guy’, Aims at Rogue and Esports vs Traditional Marketin
Mar 20 • 33 min
Tien Ho is the Head of Marketing for Rogue Esports who currently hold a position in the League of Legends European Championship AKA the “LEC”. Tien was formerly at Roccat and was known as the Roccat guy causing the total phenomenon on the League of…
A Day in the Life - Recordings, Work, Exercise, Scheduling, Talk Shows, League of Legends and Much more! leaguE talk #42
Mar 17 • 13 min
My first ever vlog!! If you enjoyed or have any form of feedback it get in touch on Twitter - @leaguetalkshow In this vlog I show you my Sunday from start to finish! This is pretty much a standard Sunday for me obviously swapping in and out some of the…
leaguE talk #41 w/FNC Prosfair - Fnatic, Review of the previous week, Team Houses, Losing control of the ‘Tower’, Being the brains behind teams, Burnout and the UKLC
Mar 13 • 49 min
What a brilliant recording this was! Fnatic Rising’s Support Prosfair was todays guest and we spoke about a load of really interesting topics. We started with what its like being on such a prestigious team like Fnatic and moved on to talking about team…
leaguE talk #40 - How to Avoid and Recover from Tilt; A Focus on the Now - What is tilt and where does it come from? Focus on winning from NOW. In game and out of game recovery techniques.
Mar 10 • 12 min
If you listen to the podcast and enjoy it get in contact with me! Im happy to chat and would love to have some questions from you to answer on video and the podcast! This episode of leaguE talk goes into tilt and how we as players can avoid it and recover…
leaguE talk #39 w/ Tom Daniels - Narrative! - Esports Journalism, Creation Process, Journalism as a Skill, The importance of Narrative, UKLC, and Audio and Video versus Written Content.
Mar 6 • 59 min
Well! What an interesting podcast this was. Im super glad Tom gave his time to come and discuss some topics on the show as there is so much value from this. Tom Daniels is a freelance esports journalist writing for Gromp News, an organisation that he…
leaguE talk #38 - Burnout: What is it? Why is it so Detrimental? How to tackle it and Future Proofing!
Mar 3 • 17 min
Burnout is phrase that is coined so often but what does it really mean and more importantly how does it affect us? In this episode we answer a bunch of questions and chat about lots of topics around Burnout including how and why it is so rife in the…
leaguE talk #37 - Drafting 101 w/Pad: Red vs Blue side | Flex, counter, blind and priority picks | Ban Phase | Team Compositions
Feb 27 • 41 min
Firstly, Happy birthday to Pad! But on todays episode we have MnM Gaming’s coach, Pad on the show to talk all about Drafting. Pad has always had a love for drafting so tune in to see his passion about this part of the game coming through! We talk about…
leaguE talk #36 - 10 Man Rosters: Addressing the Criticisms
Feb 24 • 19 min
A response to Listen Loco #30 and A defence of Weldon Green and CLG’s 10 man roster. Ive seen an opinion of recent that I do not agree with regarding the importance and application of 10 man rosters in League of Legends. In this episode I go over why the…
leaguE talk #35 w/Boks - How to get into Coaching, UK talent stagnation, learning from traditional sports, team coaching vs soloq coaching
Feb 20 • 41 min
A really interesting episode with a predominantly soloq coach ‘Boks’. We go over so many different topics in this episode including; coaching technique, soloq coaching, why teams fail, communication and so much more! Boks’ Smurf - Boks1 My socials Twitter…
leaguE talk #34 - Repetition, Repetition, Repetition
Feb 17 • 18 min
In this episode of leaguE talk we go over the sheer importance of repetition. Listen in to understand how sports psychology, science and coaching techniques can be applied to league of legends in order for you to aid your ranked climb! I’d love to keep…
leaguE-talk #33 - Using Review to gain LP and ELO
Feb 13 • 17 min
In this episode of leaguE talk we go over one of the fundamentals of improvement which is review. We talk about how coaching is a form of review, how to VOD review, the notion of writing down goals, looking at positives and negatives and how to implement…
leaguE-talks UKLC Roster Rundown w/iHansen: Coach of Diabolus Esports
Feb 9 • 18 min
In this episode of my daily mini series my ‘UKLC Roster Rundown’ we have the Coach of Diabolus Esports iHansen. Diabolus, much like MnM are touted to be the team to knock off the academy teams. On this episode hear about the importance of accountability,…
leaguE-talk’s UKLC Roster Rundown w/Mans: Coach of Enclave Gaming
Feb 6 • 16 min
In this episode of my daily mini series my ‘UKLC Roster Rundown’ we have the Coach of Enclave Gaming, a team that is a real unknown entity for a bunch of reasons. Get an insight as to why this will be of benefit to them. Let me know what you think of the…
leaguE-talk’s UKLC Roster Rundown w/Coach Sshelby: Coach of Phelan Gaming
Feb 5 • 19 min
In this episode of my daily mini series my ‘UKLC Roster Rundown’we have the Coach of the 10 man roster team Phelan Gaming, a really interesting episode as this is the only team in the UKLC that is fielding a 10 man roster. Get an insight as to why this…
leaguE-talk’s UKLC Roster Rundown w/Froomie, Ninjaroni, Zatari and Torok of Barrage Esports
Feb 4 • 26 min
The second episode of my UKLC Roster Rundown features a bunch of member from Barrage Esports. We have Froomie, Ninjaroni, Zatari and Torok whom are managers, coaches and analysts. An episode that shows the importance of data and statistics and how that…
leaguE-talk’s UKLC Roster Rundown - w/Zvir: Darkspawn Esports’ Coach
Feb 3 • 19 min
This is the first episode of my daily mini series my ‘UKLC Roster Rundown’, This series has taken a lot of time and effort so I really hope you enjoy it. On this episode we have Darkspawn Esports’ Coach Zvir, a really interesting episode with a major…
leaguE-talk #32 - Compartmentalising/Breaking things down: Traditional Sports coaching to E-sport
Jan 30 • 12 min
Breaking things down into various compartments is so key to information retention and better understanding, without it one can experience confusion and cognitive dissonance. This episode tackles how to break things down in League of Legends to understand…
leaguE-talk #31 - Conflict; Reality of Conflict, Resolution and Application
Jan 27 • 18 min
Conflict according to some is inevitable and therefore should be managed appropriately. In this podcast we unpack the issues with conflict, the potential misconceptions and how solo queue players, teammates and managers can both utilise and extinguish any…
leaguE-talk #30 w/Shogun - The LVP, Meaningful Practise, Current state of LoL and the Support Role
Jan 23 • 37 min
Shogun, a UK professional league of legends support, came onto the podcast to discuss a wealth of interesting topics. These topics include how he thinks the LVP are doing and what this upcoming split will look like, What being a Support player is like and…
leaguE-talk #29 w/Alex the Community Manager for Excel - LEC, Content, Community, Youtube vs Twitter
Jan 20 • 48 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk we have the Community Manager for the new LEC team Excel E-sports. We talk about what his job entails, working for Excel, Consistency and Community as well as some really interesting takes on Long term goals and Twitter…
leaguE-talk #28 - Q + A on; Going Pro, Tips outside of the game on how to improve, Parental Pushback
Jan 16 • 24 min
This is a huge episode for me for so many reasons, its my first Question and Answer episode which was a huge measure of success for me and the launch of the leaguE-talk Youtube channel! A Link to the Youtube channel will be below. On this episode I answer…
leaguE-talk #27 w/OfficerNaughtyy - Team manager for MnM Gaming, Building Relationships, Brand, LVP
Jan 13 • 41 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk special guest Alex, AKA OfficerNaughtyy, a professional league of legends team manager for LVP team MnM Gaming joins us and discusses; Relationships, ensuring a quality personal brand, the LVP and goals for the upcoming…
leaguE-talk #26 - Performance Coaching part 3: Meditation and Meditative Movement
Jan 9 • 11 min
In the third part of the Performance Coaching series we look into Meditation and Meditative Movement. Meditation can take the form of Gratefulness journaling, Listening to Movement, Mindfulness or Breathing techniques. For Meditative movement we talk…
leaguE-talk #25 w/Newb0uld - Team Manager for Bulldog Esports. The LVP, UK Proving Grounds and Brand
Jan 6 • 47 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk special guest Sam Newbould, a professional league of legends team manager joins us and discusses; the UK LoL scene, UK proving grounds, what the life of a team manager looks like, Personal Branding and Bulldog Esports. A…
leaguE-talk #24 - Performance Coaching Part 2: The space in which you play. Desk, Clutter, Cleaning
Jan 2 • 12 min
Part 2 of the Performance coaching series. Part 1 took a look at exercise and in this episode we discuss The space in which we perform and more specifically your desk. We discuss marginal gains, clear desk and a clear mind mentality, the Bhuddist Zen…
leaguE-talk #23 w/Josh ‘Furndog’ Furneaux - exceL Head coach, Bootcamping, 10 Man Roster and Goals
Dec 30, 2018 • 44 min
In this podcast we have special guest Furndog the Head Coach for exceL esports on. We go over lots of different topics including, the LEC, Bootcamping, Motivation and Goal setting, the 10 man roster, Performance and the organisation as a whole. His…
leaguE-talk #22 - Performance Coaching part 1 - Exercise
Dec 26, 2018 • 10 min
In this episode we start of a performance coaching series where I look to impart knowledge of how to be a better in game player by utilizing techniques outside of the game. This episode is Exercise. I go over the two main types of exercise prescription…
leaguE-talk #21 w/Smeagol - Coaching, Motivation, Age , Russian LCL, Transition and Player selection
Dec 23, 2018 • 51 min
Smeagol, the current coach for Dragon army in the LCL appears on episode 21 of leaguE-talk. We talk about Management and coaching, Motivation, Age bias, the LCL and comparing it to other regions such as TCL and the UK, transitioning to new regions and…
leaguE-talk #20 - E-sports aren’t sports? A discussion we have had to many times.
Dec 19, 2018 • 13 min
In this episode, a short form discursive podcast where we go over the classic discussion of ‘E-sports aren’t real Sports’. Defining sports, The IOC, Chess and Darts, E-sports being and E-sport and not a Sport. My socials Twitter - @leaguetalkblog…
leaguE-talk #19 w/Jon Ellis - exceL Performance coach, the LEC, Player Screening and 10 man rosters.
Dec 16, 2018 • 40 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk special guest Jon Ellis, a professional Performance coach for exceL E-sports joins us and discusses; traditional sports vs e-sports, being a performance coach, the journey to the LEC, player screening, 10 man rosters and…
leaguE-talk #18 w/Larssen - The toughest decision of his life, Education vs Pro play and Improvement
Dec 12, 2018 • 14 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk special guest Larsse, a professional league of legends player joins us and discusses how difficult of a decision it was for him to stay in school vs pursuing professional play, how he keeps improving without playing…
leaguE-talk #17 w/ENC Tiefling - Creative Directors, Creating content, Alignment and UK E-sports
Dec 9, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk special guest ENC Tieflign AKA Sam, the Creative Director for Enclave Gaming, a UK e-sports organisation, joins us and discusses; Being a Creative Director and what it entails, Creating valuable and meaningful content,…
leaguE-talk #16 w/Richard Froom - The life of a Team Manager, the UK scene and UK proving grounds
Dec 5, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk special guest Richard Froom, a professional league of legends team manager joins us and discusses; the UK LoL scene, UK proving grounds, what the life of a team manager looks like and much more. For those interested in…
leaguE-talk #15 w/Ismael Pedraza - Emotional Intelligence, Awareness, Routines, Comfort and Value
Dec 2, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk we have guest Ismael Pedraza on the show. A great in-depth discussion regarding Emotional Intelligence, Awareness, Routines, Comfort, Value and much more to do with Sports Psychology Trainers. A podcast that will give you…
leaguE-talk #14 - Why Pre-Season is so Difficult: For organisations, Pro players, Soloq and Purpose
Nov 28, 2018 • 22 min
This episode was a tad unfortunate, we had a guest booked on but due to some unexpected circumstances we had to cancel so hopefully this podcast is as good as it would have been! This one is about Pre-season and why it is so difficult for coaches,…
leaguE-talk #13 w/MMMarin - Mental Health in E-Sport #1 -Performance Inhibitors: Active not Reactive
Nov 25, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk MMMarin and I go over how important mental health is in E-sport and why it should be taken seriously. How mental health issues can impact performance a few ways to understand and deal with it from a coaches perspective,…
leaguE-talk #12 w/Shikari - Regional Leagues, Self Improvement, What makes a good coach, Scouting
Nov 21, 2018 • 30 min
Shikari, Misfits Academy Top Laner appears on this weeks podcast and gives some valuable insight to regional leagues especially in the UK, how a coach can grow and gain respect, what he is looking to do to improve over the pre/off season and his opinions…
leaguE-talk #11 w/Vamir - Team Direction, Team Culture, Communication, Pathways and Mentorship
Nov 18, 2018 • 39 min
Vamir the head coach of Unicorns of Love Sexy edition appears on the podcast. We broke 10 episodes of leaguE-talk and this episode is one that will add huge value to you. We talk about ensuring the team has direction, why creating a positive team…
leaguE-talk #10 - A Sports Coach’s view on Traditional Sports vs E-sports
Nov 14, 2018 • 21 min
Episode 10 of leaguE-talk! Thank you so much for the support we have been given and we are over 90 all time listens. In this episode we talk about 4 major differences between e-sports and traditional sports. Pathways, drills, practise and injury. This is…
leaguE-talk #9 w/ Doruk Hacioglu - Becoming a coach, Personality management, Progression and NASG
Nov 11, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk we have former player turned coach Doruk Hacioglu on the podcast. We pick his brains as to how he became a coach, his journey to where he is now, the important aspects of coaching, enjoyment of coaching and the NA scouting…
leaguE-talk #8 - EU LCS franchising, Teams that made it, those who didn’t and Benefits of this Mode
Nov 7, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk we go over EU LCS franchising. Talking about the teams that made it in, those who didn’t make it and the overall benefits of the Franchising model. Including what the model did for NA. We also hit a milestone 50 views on the…
leaguE-talk #7 - Why this was the Best World Championship to Date and sets up League for the future
Nov 4, 2018 • 20 min
In this podcast we discuss why this World Championships was the best to date and how it will set up the future of the league of legends scene. The unpredictability, the narrative, the viewership and the skill gap closing. Lets start a discussion and a…
leaguE-talk #6 - Communication, Its importance for Businesses, Players, Employees and Communities
Oct 31, 2018 • 23 min
In this podcast we go over Communication. How important it is in life, relationships, for businesses. We go over how businesses should communicate to both employees/players and communities and also how Players should communicate. Finally how to better…
leaguE-talk #5 - 5 Top Tips from a Sports Coach to gain LP as the ranked season comes to an end.
Oct 28, 2018 • 21 min
This episode marks the 5th episode of the leaguE-talk podcast. Thanks for listening, I appreciate it an awful lot! In this hallmark episode we go over my 5 top tips to climb before the 12th of November to reach your ranked goals! Tip 1 - Play in comfort…
leaguE-talk #4 - Quantity vs Quality, iloveoov’s approach and traditional Sports approaches
Oct 24, 2018 • 18 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk I discuss quantity vs quality in regards to practise. We see how the Afreeca Freecs practise and look into how that HAS to differ when looking at traditional sports. Instagram - @league_talk. Twitter - @leaguetalkblog Please…
leaguE-talk #3 - What’s going on with 100Thieves? Background, Community issues and Nadeshot
Oct 20, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode of leaguE-talk I discuss the crazy 100T situation. I summarise the issues and where it started, I go over the community reaction and my take looking at it from a business Perspective. Instagram - @league_talk Twitter - @leaguetalkblog…
leaguE-talk #2 - What makes the main regions fail and succeed?
Oct 15, 2018 • 20 min
This is episode two of leaguE-talk where I discuss NA, EU, KR and CHN. What makes each region succeed beside their player base. Taking into account infrastructure, culture and player pool among a few others. Instagram - league_talk Twitter -…
League Talk #1 - Mastercard, Business of Worlds and Coaching through losses.
Oct 8, 2018 • 18 min
This is the first episode of This Week in League. Please do get in touch and give me some feedback! Instagram @league_talk Twitter @leaguetalkblog