"I've put in the work and I'm in a really good place to play my best this season, so I definitely feel like that going into Round One."
Powerhouse forward Max King joins the Sounds of the Saints podcast on the eve of St Kilda's massive Friday night opener against Collingwood to talk about growing his confidence, dealing with pressure and seeing his hard work be rewarded with on-field success.
Listen to the full podcast via the media player below.
2:03 - The rewards of hard work
6:26 - Dealing with pressure and remaining self-confidence
10:35 - A new forward mix
12:07 - Working with Tim Membrey and Jarryd Roughead