Cameron Josse is the Associate Director of Football Performance for the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Before joining Charlotte’s staff, Josse was the Director of Sports Performance for DeFranco’s Training Systems in New Jersey. He also spent time at the University of South Carolina as a sports performance intern, working with football, men’s soccer, and track and field.
Josse is a 2013 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. While at URI, Josse played defensive back for the Ram’s football team. He earned his master’s degree in exercise science from William Paterson University, New Jersey. Coach Josse is certified through the NSCA as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and also holds certifications as a Certified Physical Preparation Specialist (CPPS), Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Special.
Coach Josse uses the 1080 Sprint device to train and gather data with his athletes. In this episode, he discusses his use of the 1080 for Pro Day training, as well its applications for traditional sled sprints using heavy loads. He gives his insight into the differences in training linear speed and sports speed.
In this podcast, Coach Cameron Josse discusses with Joel:
- The usefulness of the speed ladder.
- Identifying common errors in the acceleration phase.
- Increasing vertical jump through the use of special strength exercises.
- Optimal loading intensities for max speed development using a sled pull.
- Using split times to measure max velocity.
- Training sports-specific “restraints” for improved performance.
Podcast total run time is 1:14:45.
Coach Josse has written several articles for SimpliFaster.
Keywords: heavy sleds, sprinting, 1080 Sprint, max speed