Daniel Martinez is the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and Coordinator of the Patrick Stumberg Sports Performance Center, a role he has held since 2017. He is also the Founder and Lead Sports Performance Coach for Entheos Athletics in San Antonio, TX. Additionally, Martinez consults for ForceDecks, which works collaboratively with strength & conditioning and sport science departments in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and NCAA.
Coach Martinez earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sport science with a minor in sport psychology from Texas State University in 2010. He received a master’s degree in strength and conditioning from Edith Cowan University, located in Perth, Australia, in 2016. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA, a certified sports performance coach with USA Weightlifting, and a Level 2 Certified Coach with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
Martinez goes into detail on utilizing technology to assess vertical jump ability, relative to your sporting needs. He also talks about various jumping topics in-depth, as well as the use of the weight room to increase those abilities.
In this podcast, Coach Daniel Martinez discusses with Joel:
- Jump profiling for better performance.
- The relationship between tissue and foot/ankle training.
- Research into loaded and unloaded jumping.
- Programming jump variety into your workouts.
- Ideas on maximal strength work and vertical jump relationships.
Coach Martinez has written multiple pieces for SimpliFaster: Click here to read them.
Podcast total run time is 52:19.
Keywords: volleyball, jump testing, vertical jump, jump mechanics