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In today's episode, strength and conditioning coach Nick Garcia discusses his background and influences in strength and conditioning. He shares his philosophy on training and the challenges he faces as a high school coach. Garcia also talks about training a large number of athletes and the importance of mobility work. He explains how he organizes and implements training sessions and the benefits of velocity-based training. Finally, he discusses the influence of Dr. Bondarchuk's work and how it can be applied to field sports.

Nick Garcia discusses the importance of consistency and adaptation in training, as well as the benefits of periodization and training cycles. He also talks about the different training approaches for various track and field events and the importance of choosing the right implements. Additionally, he shares insights on weight room training for throwers, the use of film analysis, and the challenges of indoor track and field. Finally, he recommends books and offers advice for young coaches.

In this episode, Tommy Moffitt and Nick Garcia discuss the importance of developing relationships with mentors and the limitations of relying solely on internet and social media information. They emphasize the need to understand concepts through observation and application, rather than dismissing them based on surface-level information. The conversation also highlights the value of diving deeper into training principles and being open to new ideas. They stress the importance of considering the context in which training methods are applied, particularly in contact sports like football.

Timecodes:
00:00 Introduction and Background
03:05 Influences and Philosophy
06:16 Challenges of Being a High School Coach
08:19 Training a Large Number of Athletes
11:54 Training Young Athletes
13:28 Importance of Mobility Work
16:43 Organizing and Implementing Training Sessions
19:57 Benefits of Velocity-Based Training
25:28 Using Velocity-Based Training for Readiness
33:19 Influence of Dr. Bondarchuk's Work
38:36 Applying Dr. Bondarchuk's Work to Field Sports
39:16 Consistency and Adaptation
41:29 Training for Track and Field
46:45 Periodization and Training Cycles
49:56 Choosing Throwing Implements
52:30 Different Training Approaches for Different Events
57:09 Weight Room Training for Throwers
01:01:04 Using Film Analysis
01:05:37 Indoor Track and Field
01:07:44 Recommended Books
01:09:06 Advice for Young Coaches
01:15:31 Importance of Developing Relationships with Mentors
01:16:22 Understanding Concepts through Observation and Application
01:17:19 Diving Deeper into Training Principles
01:18:28 Consideration of Context in Training
01:19:45 Appreciation for Nick Garcia's Expertise
01:20:04 Takeaways and Conclusion

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  • Connect with Nick
    • Twitter Link: @nick_g_garcia
    • Website Link: www.garciaperformance.com
    • Instagram Link: @nick_g_garcia
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In today's episode, strength and conditioning coach Nick Garcia discusses his background and influences in strength and conditioning. He shares his philosophy on training and the challenges he faces as a high school coach. Garcia also talks about training a large number of athletes and the importance of mobility work. He explains how he organizes and implements training sessions and the benefits of velocity-based training. Finally, he discusses the influence of Dr. Bondarchuk's work and how it can be applied to field sports. Nick Garcia discusses the importance of consistency and adaptation in training, as well as the benefits of periodization and training cycles. He also talks about the different training approaches for various track and field events and the importance of choosing the right implements. Additionally, he shares insights on weight room training for throwers, the use of film analysis, and the challenges of indoor track and field. Finally, he recommends books and offers advice for young coaches. In this episode, Tommy Moffitt and Nick Garcia discuss the importance of developing relationships with mentors and the limitations of relying solely on internet and social media information. They emphasize the need to understand concepts through observation and application, rather than dismissing them based on surface-level information. The conversation also highlights the value of diving deeper into training principles and being open to new ideas. They stress the importance of considering the context in which training methods are applied, particularly in contact sports like football. Timecodes : 00:00 Introduction and Background 03:05 Influences and Philosophy 06:16 Challenges of Being a High School Coach 08:19 Training a Large Number of Athletes 11:54 Training Young Athletes 13:28 Importance of Mobility Work 16:43 Organizing and Implementing Training Sessions 19:57 Benefits of Velocity-Based Training 25:28 Using Velocity-Based Training for Readiness 33:19 Influence of Dr. Bondarchuk's Work 38:36 Applying Dr. Bondarchuk's Work to Field Sports 39:16 Consistency and Adaptation 41:29 Training for Track and Field 46:45 Periodization and Training Cycles 49:56 Choosing Throwing Implements 52:30 Different Training Approaches for Different Events 57:09 Weight Room Training for Throwers 01:01:04 Using Film Analysis 01:05:37 Indoor Track and Field 01:07:44 Recommended Books 01:09:06 Advice for Young Coaches 01:15:31 Importance of Developing Relationships with Mentors 01:16:22 Understanding Concepts through Observation and Application 01:17:19 Diving Deeper into Training Principles 01:18:28 Consideration of Context in Training 01:19:45 Appreciation for Nick Garcia's Expertise 01:20:04 Takeaways and Conclusion ---------------------Links: Connect with Coach Moffitt Twitter @TommyMoffitt Instagram @tommymoffitt Connect with Nick Twitter Link: @nick_g_garcia Website Link: www.garciaperformance.com Instagram Link: @nick_g_garcia --------------------- Resources: If you or your organization would like 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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