Muscles and Management

Episode #121 Building Rapport Amongst All Areas of Athletic Performance and Various Intricacies of Speed Development with Brendan Thompson

October 14, 2020 Gerry DeFilippo Season 2 Episode 121
Muscles and Management
Episode #121 Building Rapport Amongst All Areas of Athletic Performance and Various Intricacies of Speed Development with Brendan Thompson
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Episode #121 Building Rapport Amongst All Areas of Athletic Performance and Various Intricacies of Speed Development with Brendan Thompson
Oct 14, 2020 Season 2 Episode 121
Gerry DeFilippo

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Brendan Thompson, PT, DPT, is a former All-American sprinter at the University of Iowa and current physical therapist and speed/sprint coach. 

Brendan joins the show to talk about his college career and training experience with his own sprint work, the road to becoming a physical therapist and everything you can imagine when it comes to speed training and handling athletes.

From the importance of all sectors of athletic development building rapport to build athletes, the importance of staying in our scope of practice depending on our area of expertise and valuable technical/timing and data aspects of sprint training... this conversation covers many topics.

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

Episode Timestamps:

2:20 - Julian’s Nutrition Tip

5:10 - Brendan’s Background

12:40 – Hamstring Injuries

16:45 - Brendan’s Educational Experience in Becoming a Physical Therapist

23:17 – Staying in Your Scope of Practice

32:25 – Improving Speed

39:15 – Helping Athletes be Patient

44:00 – Keeping Data Accurate

51:50 – Lack of Sub-Max Training in Sprinting

59:00 – More Effort Does Not Guarantee Higher Performance

1:08:00 – How to Promote Gains in a Responsible Way as a Coach

1:11:40 - Brendan’s Last Thoughts

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

Show Notes

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

Brendan Thompson, PT, DPT, is a former All-American sprinter at the University of Iowa and current physical therapist and speed/sprint coach. 

Brendan joins the show to talk about his college career and training experience with his own sprint work, the road to becoming a physical therapist and everything you can imagine when it comes to speed training and handling athletes.

From the importance of all sectors of athletic development building rapport to build athletes, the importance of staying in our scope of practice depending on our area of expertise and valuable technical/timing and data aspects of sprint training... this conversation covers many topics.

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

Episode Timestamps:

2:20 - Julian’s Nutrition Tip

5:10 - Brendan’s Background

12:40 – Hamstring Injuries

16:45 - Brendan’s Educational Experience in Becoming a Physical Therapist

23:17 – Staying in Your Scope of Practice

32:25 – Improving Speed

39:15 – Helping Athletes be Patient

44:00 – Keeping Data Accurate

51:50 – Lack of Sub-Max Training in Sprinting

59:00 – More Effort Does Not Guarantee Higher Performance

1:08:00 – How to Promote Gains in a Responsible Way as a Coach

1:11:40 - Brendan’s Last Thoughts

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