Episode 34: Velocity-Based Training & Coaching ft. Arian Khamesi

Kevin hops on the mic this week with Arian Khamesi, a USA Powerlifting competitor, coach, and judge. Arian is currently a powerlifting coach with Squats and Science as well as the head coach of the USA Sub-Junior and Junior Raw National Teams.

In this episode, Arian and Kevin preview a bit of 2018 IPF Classic Worlds, and talk about Arian’s style of coaching and his implementation of velocity-based training. They also spill the beans on the story behind Arian’s IG handle.

Arian is a certified Senior International Coach through USA Powerlifting, and previously was an Assistant Coach on several National Teams. Arian is heavily involved in all aspects of USA Powerlifting as he is also a member of the Coaching Committee and Raw Committee. His lifters range from teenage to masters and first time competitors to veterans of the sport.

You can contact Arian through Instagram at @ariantank or via email. Visit the Squats & Science coaching page here!

Let us know that you like this episode by giving us a 5-star rating or a review on Apple Podcasts! We are always looking for feedback to make the episodes even better. If you’re interested in being on the show or know someone who would make a great guest, you can email us at alyssaliftsthings@gmail.com.

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You can follow Kevin on Instagram at @kwcann and Alyssa at @alyssaliftsthings.

Intro/outro music from freemusicarchive.org
Artist: MELLViNS
Track: Way Down Below

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