Mar 6, 2021
EvelChat #10: "The Prepared Athlete" A Chat with Stu McMillan
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Our 10th Episode!!

In this episode, my 4th with ALTIS CEO Stu McMillan, we discuss what a well-prepared athlete looks like and we begin our discussion on speed.


Stu’s “Embrace the Suck” challenge, Derek’s eye-opening experience, smoothness, fluidity and flow in skill development, the “Adapt or Die” coaching mantra, strength maximization along the developmental continuum, the art of “bring ‘em back from the dead” coaching, the challenge of developmental coaching and the lack of rewards, sport parenting, the effect of COVID-19 and screens on the maturing athletic population, defining speed terms and the problems with sport training terminology, individual needs in speed development, Stu’s principles in loading athletes, how mechanics underpin loading decisions, volume / intensity / density / variability in training prescription and determining individual prescriptions in loading athletes.   

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