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In this episode Gerry welcomes back the Q&A format to answer some of the questions you have sent his way over the past several weeks. Additionally, he looks through his Twitter for some of his most recent, thought provoking tweets to expand on them and turn them into learning points on various topics across training.
This Q&A covers everything from the dealing with the yips in sports, timing of sprints in your training program, where to start when building a program for young, untrained athletes, building proprioception and motor control with movements and much, much more.
From there, Gerry looks through some of his most recent tweets and discusses important things like agility training and what you should look for and consider when it comes to building agility for your sport. To finish up the Twitter "grab bag," covers use of eccentrics and isometrics, the importance of breathing mechanics and a wide variety of subjects important to strength and conditioning.
All that and more on this episode!
7:56 - Strength, Speed, and Baseball Specific Skills for Athletes with Low Training Age
10:24 - Making the Most of Low Volume Training Programs
13:50 - Timing Speed Work in Programs
18:31 - Dealing with the Yips
22:38 - Are Yips Mental or Physical?
27:47 - Revisiting Sprints: A Higher Volume Program
31:06 - Hip/Shoulder Separation and Proprioception
35:00 - Getting Athletes to Unconscious Competence
38:41 - Challenge of Getting Athletes to Buy in & Changing Someone’s Mindset
45:02 - Recommended Coaching Materials/Books You Should Read
49:30 - Heavy Implications of Shallow Breathing
53:16 - Box Jumps - Stop Caring About Height
56:16 - Getting Caught Up in All or Nothings - Adaptation Should Drive You
59:28- Agility Training: What it is, What You Need to Know, and What to Consider When Training for it
1:05:30- Sport Specific Training: You Get Better at Your Sport While Actually Playing Your Sport
1:09:08- Using Eccentrics and Isometrics to Progress a New Movement and Build Motor Control