Pacey Performance Podcast

Triphasic training & the importance of experimentation with Cal Dietz (Associate Director at the University of Minnesota)

December 31, 2020

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast, I am speaking to Associate Director at the University of Minnesota, Cal Dietz. Cal is someone that has influenced thousands of coaches all over the world through his book Triphasic Training. Not only that but Cal has created an incredible amount of resources in the form of videos, articles and tutorials which continue help coaches. It was an absolute honour to speak to Cal as he's been on my list of people I have wanted to get on the podcast for some time.

In this episode we discussed...

  • Who is Cal Dietz (experience, background and current role)
  • Triphasic training
    • The methodology
    • Importance of eccentric focused training
      • Speeding up periodisation (2 ecc, 2 iso, 2 con)
  • Where does isometric training fit?

    • French contrast training
    • Importance of sequencing at different stages of a cycle
    • Performance pattern cycling
  • Training the foot and ankle
    • Assessing the need
    • Why so important
    • More important for some sports over others?
    • Ways to train 
  • Breathing

    • The science
    • The benefits and your positive experiences
    • Practicalities of including in a programme
  • The goat performance drill

    • Circles
    • Core and stablisation 
    • Neural perplexity 
Cal can be found on Twitter @XLATHLETE

This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Perch. Engineered at MIT, Perch uses small and mobile cameras to monitor and manage weight room performance without detracting from it. Perch is velocity based training. No strings attached. For exclusive deals and offers, tell them Rob sent you by going to pacey.perch.fit/.

This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Hawkin Dynamics, the team behind the worlds only wireless force plate system. Hawkin Dynamics can be found at hawkindynamics.com and you can follow them on Twitter @hawkindynamics

This episode is also sponsored by IMeasureU. IMeasureU are a world leading inertial platform to precisely quantify body movement and workload metrics in the field. IMeasureU can be found at imeasureu.com and you can follow them on Twitter @imeasureu.

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 Kitman Labs. Kitman partners with leading sports teams to achieve consistent success, on and off the pitch. Over 500 teams across the globe use Kitman Labs' Athlete Optimization System to simplify daily operations and rely on the company's unique analytics to uncover the factors that influence success. You can find Kitman Labs at kitmanlabs.com and on Twitter @kitmanlabs.

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