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In this episode Gerry welcomes on industry legend Lee Taft to talk about various topics in sports performance pertaining to speed development, agility and skill building with athletes.
To start, Lee and Gerry discuss the drop step in sprinting and change of direction and why it is the most efficient way for athletes to move in almost all circumstances related to sports and reaction to environment.
From there, the conversation shifts to speed development and the context of strength when it comes to speed and what coaches and athletes can look for when trying to determine how much focus should be put on strength training with any given athlete.
Then, Lee address adductor development and sprint training and everything you should know when it comes to both!
All that and more on this 100th episode of Muscles and Management!
4:58 - Julian Nutrition Tip of the Day
10:50 - Lee’s Thoughts on the Drop Step
15:40 - Static Positions & Drop Step
19:15 - Base Stealing
22:58 - Importance of Working Adductors
31:15 - Adding Variations to Work Adductors
33:40 - Adjusting Things Based on What Sport You Are Focusing On
38:18 - Addressing Strength as a Limiting Factor
46:55 - Strength in Context of Speed Movement
52:00 - Importance of Sprints
56:20 - Fatigue During Sprints
59:16 - Task Orientation, Making Movements Subconscious
1:07:05 - Lee’s Final ThoughtsSupport the show