Ep 118: High Velocity Training and Becoming an Athletic Weapon with Dr. Pat Davidson

Joining me on the show this week is the great and powerful Dr. Pat Davidson, the man who does it all; he’s an exercise physiologist, a strength and conditioning coach, an author, a consultant, and a traveling lecturer. Pat was also my very first guest on the podcast, so there’s definitely a lot for us to live up to on this episode. A large portion of our conversation centers around athletic development, high velocity activity and sprinting because that’s generally what people find themselves missing years after their “playing days end”.  If you were an athlete in high school, college or maybe even professionally, I guarantee sprinting played a major role in your everyday training. And, sadly, sprinting isn’t typically something easy to get back once you’ve lost it. Listen in to learn the importance of high velocity activities and how you can ramp up and build sprinting back into your training so you can become an athletic weapon  What You’ll Learn in this Episode:  [02:45] Intro to Dr. Pat Davidson [08:54] Why you should be patient in the process of transitioning back into sprinting [21:00] The importance of sprint preparation [22:16] What a sprinting ramp up period actually looks like for Pat [24:53] A big factor to be considered when it comes to sprinting volume [27:49] The value of a rotational med ball throw for evaluation purposes [38:41] Understanding the appreciation for an athlete compared to a smaller athlete [41:29] Why athleticism at the highest levels almost always comes down to velocity [54:28] The importance of having numbers to chase [55:14] Why timing is so critical [01:03:52] Where to find Pat Davidson Links: Explore our free training samples here: https://www.rebel-performance.com/training-templates/ (https://www.rebel-performance.com/training-templates/) Follow Dr. Pat Davidson here: https://www.instagram.com/dr.patdavidson/ (https://www.instagram.com/dr.patdavidson/) Follow James Cerbie here: https://www.instagram.com/jamescerbie/ (https://www.instagram.com/jamescerbie/) Follow Rebel here: https://www.instagram.com/therebelperformance/ (https://www.instagram.com/therebelperformance/) Check out what Pat offers here: https://linktr.ee/dr.patdavidson (https://linktr.ee/dr.patdavidson) Join our Rebel FB group here: https://bit.ly/3KfGk6A (https://bit.ly/3KfGk6A) Want to learn more about the Rebel Performance Training Team? Click here to chat with our team: http://m.me/rebelperf (http://m.me/rebelperf) Claim your FREE 6-week trial to work with me and my team privately here: https://www.rebel-performance.com/ (https://www.rebel-performance.com/) PLUS: Whenever you're ready... here are 3 ways we can help you unlock total package strength, physique, and athleticism (without being in pain or getting beaten down by injuries). 1. Listen to the podcast.  We release a new episode every Sunday evening where we break down what to do in and outside the gym to help you become the total package (and perform pain-free) - http://radio.rebel-performance.com/listen (Click here to listen.) 2. Buy a pre-made program.  Looking for an expertly crafted training program minus the coaching and camaraderie? Then http://shop.rebel-performance.com/ (go )https://shop.rebel-performance.com/ (here). 3. Claim your FREE 6-week trial. Want to work directly with me and my team to find your peak performance, train pain-free, and become a total package athlete in 90 days? Then reply "trial" to this email and I'll send you all the details. Oh, and https://www.rebel-performance.com/reviews (here's a bunch of reviews) if you want to know what real humans think of working with us. 

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