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Dr Angus Ross Podcast

Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode #36: Angus Ross

This week’s guest is Angus Ross Ph.D, physiologist and strength expert working with High Performance Sport New Zealand. Angus is currently employed by High Performance Sport New Zealand in a power physiology and strength and conditioning role, primarily working with …

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We are a product of our playing environment

What Makes An Athlete, and Factors That Really Win Championships: Part III

In physical preparation, you hear talk all the time of 1-rep maxes, vertical jumps, agility tests, readiness indicators, and more.  Makes good sense, these are many of the factors we as prep-coaches can definitely quantify and control.  In terms of …

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Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 35: Cameron Josse

Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode #35: Cameron Josse

This week’s guest is DeFranco’s gym director of sports performance Cameron Josse.  Cameron is one of the brightest young performance coaches in the industry, and at age 26 is one of the leaders in ushering in data driven work on …

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spine and shin parallel analogy

Powerlifting and Sprinting: Are We Really Giving Speed Athletes What They Need in The Weightroom?

By Chris Korfist I was recently thumbing through my twitter feed and I came upon a picture that showed an athlete at the combine in an acceleration phase of a 40 yard dash. The athlete is tilted over in a …

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Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 34: Joel Smith Q&A on Jump Training and Speed Development

Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode #34: Joel Smith Q&A on Jump Training and Speed Development

This week is a little different on the podcast, as the tables have been turned on me, the host of the show, and I’ll be talking and answering speed, vertical jump and general training questions from users that we received …

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“Barbell work combined with plyometric training, maintains the amount of IIx fibers and decrease the proportion of slow-twitch type I”

Nelio Moura Interview: Speed, Strength and Plyometric Development for Explosive Jump Performance

One of the best jump coaches in the world is Nelio Moura, Brazilian national jumps coach, with multiple Olympic gold medalists to his name.  I first heard of Nelio a decade ago through his great work on special strength training …

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Q&A with Harry Carpenter on Unlocking Your Peak Athletic Performance Through Mastery of the Subconscious Mind

Harry Carpenter Q&A: Unlocking Your Peak Athletic Performance Through Mastery of the Subconscious Mind

What if you suddenly had the power to get out of slumps, hit more shots, and train with a better quality, day in and day out? One of my favorite audiobooks I’ve listened to is “The Genie Within: Your Subconscious …

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Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode #33: Andy Eggerth

Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode #33: Andy Eggerth

This week’s guest is Andy Eggerth, head track coach at Kennesaw State University where he works primarily with multi-event athletes.   Andy is also a coaching educator as he is an instructor for the USTFCCCA Coaches Academy and has written the …

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Daniel Martinez Interview: Power Training, Periodization, and Training Specificity

Daniel Martinez Q&A: Power Training, Periodization, and Training Specificity

How do we optimally progress plyometric training throughout the year?  Do some athletes need to get more “specific” in the weightroom than others? How do we optimally harness the “short-recovery” of the stretch-shortening cycle for maximal performance? These are some …

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Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode #32: Jay DeMayo

Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode #32: Jay DeMayo

This week’s guest is Jay DeMayo, strength coach at the University of Richmond, working with basketball and swimming, lacrosse and tennis.  In the world of swimming, Jay also spends time with Nova Aquatics where he has worked with Olympic Gold …

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