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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!
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 ThoughtsSupport the show