Muscles and Management

Episode #70 University of South Carolina Director of Sports Performance Billy Anderson

April 08, 2020 Gerry DeFilippo Season 2 Episode 70
Muscles and Management
Episode #70 University of South Carolina Director of Sports Performance Billy Anderson
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Muscles and Management
Episode #70 University of South Carolina Director of Sports Performance Billy Anderson
Apr 08, 2020 Season 2 Episode 70
Gerry DeFilippo

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

In this episode Gerry talks to University of South Carolina Director of Sports Performance Billy Anderson.

Billy works specifically with the National Championship winning Baseball Team as well as both Female and Male golfers.

To start, the conversation turns to rotational power and how to go about building elite rotational ability in baseball players and golfers. The two talk about the importance of the core resisting rotation, extension etc. in building rotational power. Additionally, Billy discusses his strategies for training rotation in season when there are high volumes of rotating in sport.

From there, the two discuss general strength training principles like calculating diminishing returns of strength training through force-velocity profiling, energy systems, in-season training and more.

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

Episode Timestamps:

6:25 - Some Positives of the Current Situation

8:45 - Rotational Power & Lower Power

11:05 - Billy’s Thoughts on Lifting Schedule In-Season

17:45 - Coaches Trusting Strength Coaches 

22:00 - Managing Relationships with Coaches

26:00 - Weightlifting & Arm Injuries 

31:00 - How Teams Treat Injuries: Then and Now

36:20 - Rotational Movement & How to Train it In-Season

42:15 - The Idea Golfers Shouldn’t Strength Train

47:45 - Training Women 

49:00 - How Strong is Strong Enough?

55:22 - Vertical Jump Testing

1:03:25 - Baseball, Acceleration, & the Use of 60’s

1:12:45 - Billy’s Final Thoughts

Show Notes

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

In this episode Gerry talks to University of South Carolina Director of Sports Performance Billy Anderson.

Billy works specifically with the National Championship winning Baseball Team as well as both Female and Male golfers.

To start, the conversation turns to rotational power and how to go about building elite rotational ability in baseball players and golfers. The two talk about the importance of the core resisting rotation, extension etc. in building rotational power. Additionally, Billy discusses his strategies for training rotation in season when there are high volumes of rotating in sport.

From there, the two discuss general strength training principles like calculating diminishing returns of strength training through force-velocity profiling, energy systems, in-season training and more.

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

Episode Timestamps:

6:25 - Some Positives of the Current Situation

8:45 - Rotational Power & Lower Power

11:05 - Billy’s Thoughts on Lifting Schedule In-Season

17:45 - Coaches Trusting Strength Coaches 

22:00 - Managing Relationships with Coaches

26:00 - Weightlifting & Arm Injuries 

31:00 - How Teams Treat Injuries: Then and Now

36:20 - Rotational Movement & How to Train it In-Season

42:15 - The Idea Golfers Shouldn’t Strength Train

47:45 - Training Women 

49:00 - How Strong is Strong Enough?

55:22 - Vertical Jump Testing

1:03:25 - Baseball, Acceleration, & the Use of 60’s

1:12:45 - Billy’s Final Thoughts

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