In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to Performance Consultant and Owner of Athletic Lab, Mike Young. Mike first came on the podcast in episode 3 so this part 2 has been a long time coming. Mike is a world renowned strength and conditioning coach with a background in track and field. As we discuss, Mike has many strings to his bow with international speaking engagements, Director of Proformance, coaching consultancy and of course, being the owner of an amazing facility in North Carolina, Athletic Lab. Enjoy.

  • Who is Mike Young (background, education and current role)?
  • Speed in team sports
    • Profiling with limited tech
      • Where do we spend our time?
    • Acceleration mechanics
      • Progressions
      • Focusing on the detail
      • Teaching large groups
      • Structure
    • Fitting it in during the season
      • Microdosing speed
      • Strength & power sessions
  • Eccentric training
    • Benefits of that training modality
    • Usability in different populations
    • Planning and periodising eccentric focused exercises
    • Injury risk mitigation

Mike can be found on Twitter @MikeYoung

This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by FirstBeat, the leading provider of physiological analytics for sports. FirstBeat can be found at firstbeat.com and on Twitter @firstbeatinfo

This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Vald Performance, the team behind the NordBord, Groinbar, HumanTrak and ForceDecks. Vald can be found at valdperformance.com and you can follow them on Twitter @valdperformance.

This episode is sponsored by BLK BOX, leaders in performance training equipment & facility design. BLK BOX manufacture and distribute a full range of strength training equipment across Europe from their Headquarters in Belfast, Northern Ireland. BLK BOK can be found at blkboxfitness.com and you can follow them on Twitter @blkboxfitness and Instagram @blkboxfitness.

This episode is also sponsored by Exxentric. Exxentric is a company developing innovative, science-based training equipment and methods for strength and conditioning, including the kBox, and the kPulley. Exxentric can be found at exxentric.com and you can follow them on Twitter @go_exxentric and Instagram @go_exxentric.

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