Coaches looking to apply strength and conditioning concepts into a performance program should read this week’s Friday Five with Keir Wenham-Flatt, a leading practitioner in strength development for both rugby and American football. Coach Wenham-Flatt explains how to use logic and reasoning to train speed and power and condition your athletes.
About Keir Wenham-Flatt
Keir Wenham-Flatt is Coordinator of Football Performance, a role in which he oversees all aspects of the physical performance training of William & Mary’s football student-athletes. His duties include weight-room-based strength and power development, speed, agility, conditioning, and close integration with the football staff to monitor training load, offer sport science insights, and assist in the management of the training process.
Wenham-Flatt came to W&M after working within professional rugby for nearly a decade in five different countries: the U.K., Australia, China, Japan, and Argentina. Among his career highlights are a fourth-place finish at the 2015 Rugby World Cup with Los Pumas Argentina and a 2014 World Club Challenge win with Sydney Roosters Rugby League. He also provides leading performance education with his work at the Freelap Friday Five with strengthcoachnetwork.com for those interested in expanding their knowledge base.