Chris Korfist is a track coach, former football coach, author, and much-sought-after speaker in the world of speed training. Korfist is one of the most accomplished track coaches in Illinois high school history. He is also the owner of “Slow Guy Speed School.” Coach Korfist has trained multiple All-State, State Champion, and All-American athletes at the high school and college levels, as well as Olympic and professional sprinters. He is also one of the founders of Reflexive Performance Reset, along with Cal Dietz and JL Holdsworth.
Coach Korfist dives deep into his philosophies on speed and agility development, explaining how to make the transfer of agility more productive and what specific tools he believes should and shouldn’t be used in that area. Chris discusses the use of weight training in speed development and the path he has taken to arrive at his current weight training philosophy. Coach Korfist then gives us a detailed look into some of his beliefs, techniques, and protocols for more advanced and efficient training of athletes for maximal speed.
In this podcast, Coach Chris Korfist discusses with Joel:
- The use of visual cues to improve the transfer of agility and change of direction from drills to actual sport.
- Coaching the first step for an athlete and how to make it the most efficient.
- His insights on some of DB Hammer’s coaching techniques and philosophies.
- The importance of the visual system and how he uses visual field training and skill acquisition to improve his athletes.
Coach Korfist has written multiple pieces for SimpliFaster: Click here to read them.
Podcast total run time is 1:00:09.
Keywords: kBox, visual field, DB Hammer. speed development