57 min

Elitefts SPP Mark McLaughlin Interview Elitefts Sports Performance Podcast

    • Health & Fitness

Mark McLaughlin


Physical Preperation Coach
Owner of Performance Training Center

Topics Covered in this Podcast

Mark's Journey


Catastrophic injuries in youth athletics
3 cases that got Mark's attention to research training
Individual Training to Volunteer to Facility Owner

Assessments


Extensive medical questionnaire
Subjective information form athlete: What are your goals
Omegawave assessments
Warm-up and performance testing
Sports Specific Conditioning
Strength Assessments
How much time are they willing to train?

Balancing the athletes schedule with training


Number of games, fitness level, particular team or coach

Communication with Sport Coaches


Educating parents and the athletes to avoid
The Training is only one part of it
Recovering is a crucial aspect
Recovery need s to be individualized and personalized
Recovery becoming natural
Avoid glycolytic and lactic environments
Allowing athletes to recover naturally
HRV Fight or Flight vs. Rest and Relax

Training Youth Athletes


Ban AAU Basketball and youth club sport games
Educate coaches and parents
A Platform for the education process
Can science give us the data we need
Governing bodies

Long Term Athletic Development Model


The coaches don't have the tools to manage the process
Education for when is the right and wrong time
Differences between males and females
The Formula 1 Analogy

HRV and other technology


Charlie Francis observation of Ben Johnson
Jay Schroeder Auto-regulation
Coaches becoming great listeners
Technology to embody the mission statement
Buddy Morris, Tom Myslinski and the Omega Wave
Observation plus training methodologies
Learn from other coaches and how they implement their programs

Athlete Buy-In


Quality trumps quantity
Reducing Injuries in Athletes
Educating parents and athletes on playing sport year-round
Reducing games = reducing injuries
Consistency of being active
Helmets on before 9th grade?
Concussions reducing exposures
Best practices in terms of techniques

 What Athletes Need to Work on


Running technique can fix itself depending on age
Jumping, landing, bounding, etc
Strength training: single leg bodyweight movement first
Squat, Deadlift, Depth Jumps, etc. when the athlete is ready
Its not the exercises but how they are integrated

The best advice for young coaches


Be extremely open on everything
Best practices of the most successful companies
Develop a deep passion for learning
Communication by embodies your values and must connect with a multitude of work

The Mark McLaughlin File

 

Founder of Performance Training Center. Mark attended college at the College of Sante’Fe in New Mexico. He is a native Oregonian currently living in Portland. His passion of all athletics flourished throughout his teen years. He participated and competed on various teams and in a variety of sports. Through his years of participation in sports and later in his education, Mark developed a deep commitment not just to sport but also to the complete well being of the athlete. This passion and commitment leads to continual self-education in the field of athletic performance enhancement. Mark has been active in the field of athletic performance enhancement since 1997. Mark has trained over 700 athletes on every competitive level ranging from Olympic, professional (NFL, MLB, CFL), college, high school and grade school athletes. As well as working with individual athletes, Mark works and consults with professional organizations (NFL, MLB, NBA), NCAA universities, high school, club, and youth sport organizations. In addition to Mark’s training and consulting services, he conducts speaking engagements with various organizations locally, nationally as well as internationally.

www.elitefts.com

Mark McLaughlin


Physical Preperation Coach
Owner of Performance Training Center

Topics Covered in this Podcast

Mark's Journey


Catastrophic injuries in youth athletics
3 cases that got Mark's attention to research training
Individual Training to Volunteer to Facility Owner

Assessments


Extensive medical questionnaire
Subjective information form athlete: What are your goals
Omegawave assessments
Warm-up and performance testing
Sports Specific Conditioning
Strength Assessments
How much time are they willing to train?

Balancing the athletes schedule with training


Number of games, fitness level, particular team or coach

Communication with Sport Coaches


Educating parents and the athletes to avoid
The Training is only one part of it
Recovering is a crucial aspect
Recovery need s to be individualized and personalized
Recovery becoming natural
Avoid glycolytic and lactic environments
Allowing athletes to recover naturally
HRV Fight or Flight vs. Rest and Relax

Training Youth Athletes


Ban AAU Basketball and youth club sport games
Educate coaches and parents
A Platform for the education process
Can science give us the data we need
Governing bodies

Long Term Athletic Development Model


The coaches don't have the tools to manage the process
Education for when is the right and wrong time
Differences between males and females
The Formula 1 Analogy

HRV and other technology


Charlie Francis observation of Ben Johnson
Jay Schroeder Auto-regulation
Coaches becoming great listeners
Technology to embody the mission statement
Buddy Morris, Tom Myslinski and the Omega Wave
Observation plus training methodologies
Learn from other coaches and how they implement their programs

Athlete Buy-In


Quality trumps quantity
Reducing Injuries in Athletes
Educating parents and athletes on playing sport year-round
Reducing games = reducing injuries
Consistency of being active
Helmets on before 9th grade?
Concussions reducing exposures
Best practices in terms of techniques

 What Athletes Need to Work on


Running technique can fix itself depending on age
Jumping, landing, bounding, etc
Strength training: single leg bodyweight movement first
Squat, Deadlift, Depth Jumps, etc. when the athlete is ready
Its not the exercises but how they are integrated

The best advice for young coaches


Be extremely open on everything
Best practices of the most successful companies
Develop a deep passion for learning
Communication by embodies your values and must connect with a multitude of work

The Mark McLaughlin File

 

Founder of Performance Training Center. Mark attended college at the College of Sante’Fe in New Mexico. He is a native Oregonian currently living in Portland. His passion of all athletics flourished throughout his teen years. He participated and competed on various teams and in a variety of sports. Through his years of participation in sports and later in his education, Mark developed a deep commitment not just to sport but also to the complete well being of the athlete. This passion and commitment leads to continual self-education in the field of athletic performance enhancement. Mark has been active in the field of athletic performance enhancement since 1997. Mark has trained over 700 athletes on every competitive level ranging from Olympic, professional (NFL, MLB, CFL), college, high school and grade school athletes. As well as working with individual athletes, Mark works and consults with professional organizations (NFL, MLB, NBA), NCAA universities, high school, club, and youth sport organizations. In addition to Mark’s training and consulting services, he conducts speaking engagements with various organizations locally, nationally as well as internationally.

www.elitefts.com

57 min

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