Jake Jenson is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for EHC Eisbaeren Berlin, a professional hockey club in Germany. Jake is fluent in Russian and has worked as a translator for Ultimate Athlete Concepts, converting physical preparation (strength and conditioning) books from Russian into English. He has also interpreted for Russian speakers at conferences for organizations such as the NSCA and CVASP. Jenson has spent time as an assistant at BYU and as a graduate assistant at Michigan Tech. He holds a B.S. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from Utah State and a master’s degree in sports management from Southern New Hampshire University.
Jeff Moyer is the Owner and Director of Programming at DC Sports Performance in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area. He is a 2004 graduate of Hartwick College with degrees in history and education. His professional certifications include Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA), Strength Specialist through Westside Barbell, and Certified Precision Nutrition Coach. Moyer has spent several years under the apprenticeship of Dr. Michael Yessis and completed a fellowship at EliteFTS. Coach Moyer has worked in private, high school, and collegiate settings and has been a contributing author to two books on athletic development
This episode revolves around the guests’ experience and expertise in the Bondarchuk and Yessis systems. They go in-depth into the role of general strength development within the scopes of the Bondarchuk and Yessis systems, and then detail how the Bondarchuk system can be adapted for team sport performance.
In this podcast, Jake Jenson, Jeff Moyer, and Joel discuss:
- The role of general strength preparation and the use of 1RM in the Yessis and Bondarchuk systems.
- Tracking key performance indicators in team sports.
- Special strength exercises.
- How they have programmed using the Bondarchuk principles of training.
- Monitoring the adaptation of team sport athletes.
Podcast total run time is 1:13:06.
Keywords: Michael Yessis, Bondarchuk system, Russian training, adaptation