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Tune in to our latest podcast episode featuring Eric McMahon, the dynamic Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager at the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

With an impressive coaching journey spanning over 15 years in professional baseball and collegiate athletics, Eric brings a wealth of hands-on experience to the conversation. Recognized as a distinguished speaker in the realms of coaching, sport science, and leadership,

McMahon's insights have resonated on both national and international stages. His passion for sharing knowledge and expertise shines through as he discusses innovative coaching techniques and the intersection of sport science and leadership strategies.
McMahon's academic background is equally impressive. Armed with a biology degree from St. Lawrence University, he further honed his expertise with a Master's degree in strength and conditioning from Springfield.

Join us as we dive into Eric McMahon's incredible journey, exploring the evolving landscape of coaching, the intricate nuances of sport science, and the art of leadership in the sports world. Whether you're a seasoned coach, a budding sports professional, or simply passionate about the field, this episode promises valuable insights that can elevate your understanding and approach to coaching and sport science. Get ready to be inspired by Eric McMahon's experiences, expertise, and unwavering commitment to shaping the future of sports coaching and performance.


Timecodes:
00:02:31 - What led you to make the switch from football strength & conditioning to baseball stength & conditioning?
00:06:57 - What was working in professional baseball like and how did coaching in the minors differ from the big leagues?
00:16:33 - How has taking care of a pitcher's health changed in the time that you've worked in baseball?
00:21:20 - Any suggestions or recommnedations on what is required for conditioning a high school, college, elite, or any level of pitcher?
00:28:41 - Have you found evidence that strength training in baseball is beneficial for increasing a player's fast ball velocity?
00:34:57 - Long Toss Progressions vs. Shorter High Velocity Throws and how they affect the strength and conditioning for the players
00:42:52 - Is there any reason for concern with all of the analytics that are available today? Should kids be allowed to develop naturally? And how do the different arm slots affect the forces on the elbow and shoulder?
00:48:11 - How did you train the catchers differently than the position players?
00:54:00 - Did you look at the infielders and outfielders differently in terms of strength and conditioning? How much work was spent doing Max Velos with your different teams?
00:58:58 - What led you to the NSCA?
01:02:51 - Any special projects y'all are working on right now?
01:05:28 - Have people started sitting for the sports science certification exam and how has that gone?
00:1:09:16 - What advice do you have for young coaches in strength and conditioning?



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Tune in to our latest podcast episode featuring Eric McMahon, the dynamic Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager at the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). With an impressive coaching journey spanning over 15 years in professional baseball and collegiate athletics, Eric brings a wealth of hands-on experience to the conversation. Recognized as a distinguished speaker in the realms of coaching, sport science, and leadership, McMahon's insights have resonated on both national and international stages. His passion for sharing knowledge and expertise shines through as he discusses innovative coaching techniques and the intersection of sport science and leadership strategies. McMahon's academic background is equally impressive. Armed with a biology degree from St. Lawrence University, he further honed his expertise with a Master's degree in strength and conditioning from Springfield. Join us as we dive into Eric McMahon's incredible journey, exploring the evolving landscape of coaching, the intricate nuances of sport science, and the art of leadership in the sports world. Whether you're a seasoned coach, a budding sports professional, or simply passionate about the field, this episode promises valuable insights that can elevate your understanding and approach to coaching and sport science. Get ready to be inspired by Eric McMahon's experiences, expertise, and unwavering commitment to shaping the future of sports coaching and performance. Timecodes: 00:02:31 - What led you to make the switch from football strength & conditioning to baseball stength & conditioning? 00:06:57 - What was working in professional baseball like and how did coaching in the minors differ from the big leagues? 00:16:33 - How has taking care of a pitcher's health changed in the time that you've worked in baseball? 00:21:20 - Any suggestions or recommnedations on what is required for conditioning a high school, college, elite, or any level of pitcher? 00:28:41 - Have you found evidence that strength training in baseball is beneficial for increasing a player's fast ball velocity? 00:34:57 - Long Toss Progressions vs. Shorter High Velocity Throws and how they affect the strength and conditioning for the players 00:42:52 - Is there any reason for concern with all of the analytics that are available today? Should kids be allowed to develop naturally? And how do the different arm slots affect the forces on the elbow and shoulder? 00:48:11 - How did you train the catchers differently than the position players? 00:54:00 - Did you look at the infielders and outfielders differently in terms of strength and conditioning? How much work was spent doing Max Velos with your different teams? 00:58:58 - What led you to the NSCA? 01:02:51 - Any special projects y'all are working on right now? 01:05:28 - Have people started sitting for the sports science certification exam and how has that gone? 00:1:09:16 - What advice do you have for young coaches in strength and conditioning? --------------------------------------------------- Links: Connect with Coach Moffitt Twitter @TommyMoffitt Instagram @tommymoffitt Resources : If you or your organization would like to To know more about The Moffitt Method, please schedule a call with one of our coaches. Book a Call Reviews : If you have been enjoying this show please take a moment to rate and review us on Spotify, Apple, or wherever you are consuming this podcast. Give us a follow on social media: Instagram Facebook Website YouTube Twitter read more read less

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