Dr. Corey Peacock is the Head Coach and Sports Scientist at Peacock Performance Inc. He also serves as a Performance Coach and Exercise Physiologist with the Blackzillians, a professional combat sports team located in South Florida. He is responsible for contributing physiological evaluations, strength & conditioning, and injury prevention for the team. Dr. Peacock is an associate professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Nova Southeastern University.
Dr. Peacock graduated from Kent State University with a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology, focusing on human performance. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA as well as a Certified Sports Nutritionist from the International Society of Sports Nutrition.
Peacock explores the process of speed and power development tells us how these qualities are expressed and trained in professional fighters. Corey gives us information on where key performance indicators and related training strategies in this field are headed.
In this podcast, Dr. Corey Peacock discusses with Joel:
- What key performance indicators he uses to predict high-level success in MMA athletes
- The use of technology in the training for combat sports.
- How to quantify speed and power in combat sports.
- The role of speed and strength testing for fighters.
- The importance of sleep and recovery in fighting performance.
- Using the 1080 Sprint in training.
Dr. Peacock can be found at Peacock Performance
Podcast total run time is 48:25.
Keywords: Combat Sports, MMA, Technology