In this episode, Kevin joins Vin Mangione of Kenmore Barbell & Fitness and John Flagg of Clinical Athlete to discuss coaching, culture and its effects on athlete performance. John and Vin are both athletes on Team PPS, but between the three coaches, they coach over 150 athletes worldwide.
3:30: Variability between and amongst lifters during training
11:00: Specificity in exercises and individual differences within those exercises
18:00: Ability to make adjustments using accommodating resistance
19:30: Utilization of variations in place of cueing
26:00: When do we fix technique and when do we focus on weight lifted?
39:00: Long-term program planning to fix technique and habits
48:30: Relative progress and social media55:30: Ecological dynamics of online and in-person powerlifting coaching
1:04:00: The importance of movement variability and “evidence-based” science
Vin Mangione holds an associate’s degree in Business from Niagara County Community College and a BA in Nutrition & Health from the State University at Buffalo. In 2015, he opened Kenmore Barbell & Fitness after spending time at his high school alma mater as a strength and conditioning coach. He’s recognized as a USAPL Club Coach, coaching 30+ local, national, & international athletes.
John Flagg holds a BS in Athletic Training from Salisbury University and MS in Public Health Education and Promotion from the Pennsylvania State University. He offers online strength sport coaching and currently works for Clinical Athlete as a provider.
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