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In our latest episode of The Moffitt Method Podcast, we have the honor of sitting down with an exceptional Sports Performance Coach, Mike Chatman, who is about to kick off his fifth season with the men's basketball team in 2023-24.

Before taking on this exciting role, Mike's journey in the world of sports performance has been nothing short of impressive. He previously held the position of Assistant Athletic Director of Strength & Conditioning at Towson, and his expertise shone through as an Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning at Southern Mississippi, where he served as the men's basketball director of basketball performance.

Mike's impact on the field is undeniable, having managed the strength and conditioning staff and programs at Towson. His focus revolved around the men's basketball and volleyball teams, along with the men's and women's golf programs. Prior to his tenure at Southern Mississippi, Mike honed his skills at renowned institutions like Michigan, Texas, and Penn State, leaving a trail of athletic excellence wherever he went.


Timecodes:
Mike Chatman podcast timing
00:00:55- Introduction
00:02:25- How did you get started in the field of strength & conditioning?
00:04:05- Where was Frank Bourgeois coaching when he contacted you?
00:05:45- Can you discuss your overall approach to programming for the sport of basketball?
00:07:25- When you talk about loaded movement, how do you go about doing that?
00:10:45- Can you talk about what a week of summer weight training looks like and how it transitions into the fall?
00:15:35- How has the fall practices changed, and do you have a time where all you do is train?
00:18:15- How has basketball conditioning changed since I tried out for the sport in the 1970’s?
00:20:10- Do you do any max velocity training?
00:28:30- Do you spend any time working on improving a basketball player’s jumping ability?
00:31:35- How much time do you think school-age basketball players spend in general physical development?
00:36:25- How closely do you work with the sports science staff and what metrics do you track?
00:40:00- You have some vast experiences at every level in the NCAA, how would differ your approach to training the men and women in the different sports?
00:46:05- What are your thoughts on doing Olympic lifts with long levered athletes?
00:51:00- You have coached all over the country, do you see any differences in athletes based on geographics?
00:54:30- How do you add value to your strength & conditioning program?
00:58:10- Any advice for young coaches?
00:59:15- Conclusion

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In our latest episode of The Moffitt Method Podcast, we have the honor of sitting down with an exceptional Sports Performance Coach, Mike Chatman, who is about to kick off his fifth season with the men's basketball team in 2023-24. Before taking on this exciting role, Mike's journey in the world of sports performance has been nothing short of impressive. He previously held the position of Assistant Athletic Director of Strength & Conditioning at Towson, and his expertise shone through as an Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning at Southern Mississippi, where he served as the men's basketball director of basketball performance. Mike's impact on the field is undeniable, having managed the strength and conditioning staff and programs at Towson. His focus revolved around the men's basketball and volleyball teams, along with the men's and women's golf programs. Prior to his tenure at Southern Mississippi, Mike honed his skills at renowned institutions like Michigan, Texas, and Penn State, leaving a trail of athletic excellence wherever he went. Timecodes: Mike Chatman podcast timing 00:00:55- Introduction 00:02:25- How did you get started in the field of strength & conditioning? 00:04:05- Where was Frank Bourgeois coaching when he contacted you? 00:05:45- Can you discuss your overall approach to programming for the sport of basketball? 00:07:25- When you talk about loaded movement, how do you go about doing that? 00:10:45- Can you talk about what a week of summer weight training looks like and how it transitions into the fall? 00:15:35- How has the fall practices changed, and do you have a time where all you do is train? 00:18:15- How has basketball conditioning changed since I tried out for the sport in the 1970’s? 00:20:10- Do you do any max velocity training? 00:28:30- Do you spend any time working on improving a basketball player’s jumping ability? 00:31:35- How much time do you think school-age basketball players spend in general physical development? 00:36:25- How closely do you work with the sports science staff and what metrics do you track? 00:40:00- You have some vast experiences at every level in the NCAA, how would differ your approach to training the men and women in the different sports? 00:46:05- What are your thoughts on doing Olympic lifts with long levered athletes? 00:51:00- You have coached all over the country, do you see any differences in athletes based on geographics? 00:54:30- How do you add value to your strength & conditioning program? 00:58:10- Any advice for young coaches? 00:59:15- Conclusion ---------------------Links: Connect with Coach Moffitt Twitter @TommyMoffitt Instagram @tommymoffitt Connect with Mike Chatman Facebook Mike Chatman Twitter Link: @mchat24 Instagram Link: @mchat24 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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