24 episodes

As youth sports become more demanding, both of the kids and the parents, I'm providing my expertise as a resource for the highest level of personal training for youth athletes; and helping parents navigate youth athletics.

Over 30 years in athletics as well as raising 3 collegiate scholarship athletes, my dynamic background helps position me as an expert in the health, fitness, and professional industries. I specialize in speed, quickness and jump training for youth athletes.

Along with being a personal trainer in the Bay Area's Silicon Valley, I'm a Premier Health and Wellness Consultant, former Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the San Francisco 49ers, John Maxwell Certified Teacher, Speaker, and Top High-Performance Coach to business executives and youth athletes.

Coach Carlisle's "Pursuit of Excellence Show" Duane Carlisle

    • Sports
    • 5.0, 12 Ratings

As youth sports become more demanding, both of the kids and the parents, I'm providing my expertise as a resource for the highest level of personal training for youth athletes; and helping parents navigate youth athletics.

Over 30 years in athletics as well as raising 3 collegiate scholarship athletes, my dynamic background helps position me as an expert in the health, fitness, and professional industries. I specialize in speed, quickness and jump training for youth athletes.

Along with being a personal trainer in the Bay Area's Silicon Valley, I'm a Premier Health and Wellness Consultant, former Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the San Francisco 49ers, John Maxwell Certified Teacher, Speaker, and Top High-Performance Coach to business executives and youth athletes.

    Testing for Linear Speed with Carl Valle

    Testing for Linear Speed with Carl Valle

    My guest on this episode, Coach and Sport Technologist Carl Valle, has honed his expertise in performance data as well as an understanding for practical application of equipment and software. In this first of a four-part series with Coach Valle we discuss linear speed and how to most reliably and validly test it.

    • 41 min
    Using Force Plates to Measure Performance

    Using Force Plates to Measure Performance

    Force plate testing measures ground reaction forces. Here at Carlisle Performance we’re using it to develop speed, quickness and jumping in our young athletes and clients.

    Just as medical doctors rely on medical tests to “see inside” to help determine maladies, we use the force plate testing to “see inside” force production to determine weakness or improper mechanics. From there we prescribe training to address those weaknesses or faulty mechanics, whether in force production or force absorptio

    • 18 min
    Importance of Routines

    Importance of Routines

    Helping your young athlete find healthy routines surrounding these five areas will set them up for success in not only their sport of choice, but also in life. 

    1. Sleep - growth requires recovery (both body and mind). 
    2. School - procrastination = STRESS!
    3. Nutrition - you can't out-train bad nutrition
    4. Preparation - feeding your skill set
    5. Competition day - successful pros have this dialed in

    • 25 min
    Parents as High Performance Directors

    Parents as High Performance Directors

    A high performance coordinator orchestrates the various disciplines that support athletes - strength and conditioning, sports medicine, sports psychology, sports nutrition, etc. It's quickly becoming a critical position across professional and collegiate sport organizations.
    As a parent of youth athletes, you serve as your child's high performance coordinator. In this episode I offer three tips for improved success as your kid's high performance coordinator.

    • 24 min
    The Five Components of a Successful Fitness Program with Alwyn Cosgrove

    The Five Components of a Successful Fitness Program with Alwyn Cosgrove

    If you want to get your biggest bang for your buck in the gym, tune in to Alwyn Cosgrove's five components every workout should consist of to obtain optimal results. 
    A sought after expert for several of the country’s leading publications including a regular contributor to Men’s Health Magazine.
     
    Born in Scotland and initially exposed to fitness training through an intensely competitive sport martial arts background, Alwyn Cosgrove began reading and studying any training related material he could get his hands on. This led Alwyn to formal academic studies in Sports Performance at West Lothian College and then progressed on to receiving an honors degree in Sports Science from Chester College, the University of Liverpool.
    During his career as a fitness coach, Alwyn began with assisting in martial arts lessons in 1986 and teaching fitness classes in 1989, and has studied under all of the top fitness professionals and coaches in the world and has worked with a wide variety of clientele, from general population clientele to several top-level athletes, World Champions, and professionals in a multitude of sports.
    A sought after expert for several of the country’s leading publications including a regular contributor to Men’s Health Magazine, Alwyn has co-authored five books in the “New Rules of Lifting” series and currently spends his time consulting on fitness training, training clients, training his staff at Results Fitness, speaking on the fitness lecture circuit, and coaching fitness trainers worldwide in their businesses. For the past 13 years, with his wife Rachel, Alwyn runs Results Fitness in Santa Clarita, California – which has been twice named One of America’s Top Gyms by Men’s Health Magazine, a gym which specializes in programs for real-world, busy people and prides itself on “changing the way fitness is done – period!”

    • 58 min
    The Key Pillars to a Successful Coaching Career with Doc Scheppler

    The Key Pillars to a Successful Coaching Career with Doc Scheppler

    Have you ever wondered how some coaches win consistently, year after year? Doc Scheppler, legendary girls basketball coach at Pinewood High School in Los Altos, Ca shares his valuable insights on how to bring the best out of his players. 

    In this episode, Doc shares his daily processes for improvement, his zeal for learning and his uniques and proven team building strategies. 

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

John Ahlenius ,

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Coach Carlisle continues to provide us with relevant content. I’m looking forward to some new material soon!

Thanks Duane!

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Great content! I thoroughly enjoy these podcasts by Coach Carlisle!! He never ceases to drop knowledge bombs! I enjoy listening to the wealth of knowledge from the high level professionals he speaks with. Highly recommended!

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