Muscles and Management

Episode #100 Speed, Skill and Agility Development for Athletes with Lee Taft

July 29, 2020 Gerry DeFilippo Season 2 Episode 100
Muscles and Management
Episode #100 Speed, Skill and Agility Development for Athletes with Lee Taft
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Muscles and Management
Episode #100 Speed, Skill and Agility Development for Athletes with Lee Taft
Jul 29, 2020 Season 2 Episode 100
Gerry DeFilippo

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

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!

Episode Timestamps

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 Thoughts

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

Show Notes

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

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!

Episode Timestamps

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 Thoughts

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