Jeff Moyer is the owner and Director of Programming at DC Sports Performance in the Pittsburgh, PA, area. Moyer 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. Coach Moyer has spent several years under the apprenticeship of Dr. Michael Yessis and completed a fellowship at EliteFTS. He has worked in private, high school, and collegiate settings and has been a contributing author for two books on athletic development.
Moyer was a two-sport athlete while at Hartwick (track and football). He has also coached football and basketball at every level from youth to collegiate.
In this episode, Jeff gets into great detail on aspects of his speed training program for young athletes. This includes the relationship of sprint mechanics to injury, special strength training, and training dosages.
In this podcast, Coach Jeff Moyer discusses with Joel:
- His speed training philosophies.
- The use of minimum effective dose in his program.
- How he assesses individual athlete’s needs to improve speed.
- Chasing improvement over capacity.
- Using special strength exercises with young athletes.
- Utilizing the Freelap system in his sprint timing and testing.
Jeff talked about movement and motor pathways on SimpliFaster.
Podcast total run time is 58:06.
Keywords: special exercise for speed, speed training, sprint mechanics, key performance indicators