Muscles and Management

Episode #66 Principles of Strength and Conditioning with Texas Tech Football Associate Strength Coach Brandon Howard

March 25, 2020 Gerry DeFilippo Season 2 Episode 66
Muscles and Management
Episode #66 Principles of Strength and Conditioning with Texas Tech Football Associate Strength Coach Brandon Howard
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Muscles and Management
Episode #66 Principles of Strength and Conditioning with Texas Tech Football Associate Strength Coach Brandon Howard
Mar 25, 2020 Season 2 Episode 66
Gerry DeFilippo

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

In this episode Gerry welcomes on Texas Tech Football Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach Brandon Howard.

To start, Gerry has Brandon walk through what shaped his early philosophies and principles as a strength and conditioning coach. From mentors, to coaches he has worked for, Brandon sheds light on the experiences he has had that have laid the foundation for him as a strength coach.

From there, the two discuss making strength and conditioning come to life in a team setting and what changes when you have to get a large group of athletes through a program. You quickly learn what "works," and what doesn't work.

To finish up, Brandon and Gerry discuss conditioning, strength in the presence of speed and how that affects training and programming, and much much more.

All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!


Show Timestamps:



6:15 - Brandon’s Training Growing Up

14:30 - Mentors & Implications of Big Team Settings

18:50 - Working with What You Have for Programing

20:30 - Learning from Charles Poliquin

23:15 - What to Do When an Athlete Isn’t Using Tempo Correctly

30:12 - Brandon’s Tips to Move up in the Industry

36:30 - Conditioning for Mental Toughness

40:30 - Work to Rest Ratio

44:00 - Christian Mccaffrey’s Conditioning

47:10 - Preparing Your Athletes for Games

50:00 - Poles in Baseball

53:10 - Aerobic Capacity Retention

57:25 - Sprinting Vs Strength Training (Stop Demonizing!)

1:06:40 - Resistance Sprinting

1:09:50 - Brandon’s Final Thoughts

Support the show (http://www.challengerstrength.com)

Show Notes

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

In this episode Gerry welcomes on Texas Tech Football Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach Brandon Howard.

To start, Gerry has Brandon walk through what shaped his early philosophies and principles as a strength and conditioning coach. From mentors, to coaches he has worked for, Brandon sheds light on the experiences he has had that have laid the foundation for him as a strength coach.

From there, the two discuss making strength and conditioning come to life in a team setting and what changes when you have to get a large group of athletes through a program. You quickly learn what "works," and what doesn't work.

To finish up, Brandon and Gerry discuss conditioning, strength in the presence of speed and how that affects training and programming, and much much more.

All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!


Show Timestamps:



6:15 - Brandon’s Training Growing Up

14:30 - Mentors & Implications of Big Team Settings

18:50 - Working with What You Have for Programing

20:30 - Learning from Charles Poliquin

23:15 - What to Do When an Athlete Isn’t Using Tempo Correctly

30:12 - Brandon’s Tips to Move up in the Industry

36:30 - Conditioning for Mental Toughness

40:30 - Work to Rest Ratio

44:00 - Christian Mccaffrey’s Conditioning

47:10 - Preparing Your Athletes for Games

50:00 - Poles in Baseball

53:10 - Aerobic Capacity Retention

57:25 - Sprinting Vs Strength Training (Stop Demonizing!)

1:06:40 - Resistance Sprinting

1:09:50 - Brandon’s Final Thoughts

Support the show (http://www.challengerstrength.com)