Muscles and Management

Episode #146 Everything You Can Do to Get Faster That Doesn't Involve Sprinting with Brendan Thompson and Mike Whiteman

March 31, 2021 Gerry DeFilippo Season 3 Episode 146
Muscles and Management
Episode #146 Everything You Can Do to Get Faster That Doesn't Involve Sprinting with Brendan Thompson and Mike Whiteman
Show Notes

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

If you want to get faster, get your athletes faster or just enjoy quality sprint training, this episode is for you.

Mike Whiteman and Brendan Thompson are two of the best coaches in sports performance today and they take us on a full journey on everything speed training that doesn’t DIRECTLY relate to sprinting.

We know the importance of sprinting, but what ELSE can we do to improve speed? Acceleration and loaded sprinting, extensive plyometrics and improving ground contacts and the entire spectrum of skill development.

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

Episode Timestamps

4:40 - What Is New with Brendan and Mike

9:00 - Working with Large Groups in the Covid-era

10:45 - How Brendan and Mike Started Together

21:28 - Working with Athletes That Are Already Well-versed in Programming

29:20 - Athletes and Sprinting

36:40 - Speedwork at Full Speed

46:30 - Ground Contact & Extensive Plyometrics

59:30 - Genetic Gifts Vs Hard Work

1:05:00 - Acceleration, Bullet Belt, & Improving Athletes First 10 Yards

1:16:30 - Closing Thoughts



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