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In this episode Gerry welcomes on Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head of Strength and Conditioning Anthony Piroli. Anthony is a veteran strength and conditioning/sports performance coach with a wealth of experience in preparing athletes and improving their physical attributes.
To start, Anthony discusses the impact of COVID-19 on relations and protocol with his work with players and things that have changed as a result. He then sheds some light on his background, philosophies and path to working with the Buccaneers.
From there, the conversation turns to the keys to communication and collaboration between strength and sports staffs as well as what coaches can do when considering pace of sport for conditioning protocol.
To finish, Gerry and Anthony discuss testing athletes, preparing them for the field and more!
All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!
2:24 - Weekly Nutrition Tip with Julian
10:10 - Anthony’s Experience Dealing with Covid
12:34 - Balancing Player’s Freedoms
15:35 - Getting to Know Anthony Piroli
32:30 - Anthony’s Path to the Buccaneers
35:12 - Connection & Communication Between Strength Staffs and Performance Staffs
43:30 - Considering pace of Play as a Strength Coach and Simplifying Things for Yourself
50:37 - Testing Athletes
54:45 - Preparing Athletes for the Field
1:05:39 - Anthony’s Closing ThoughtsSupport the show