Walt Cline is the owner and operator of H2 Kinetics, AMPS Training Systems, and PoweredbyAMPS.com. AMPS Training Systems has a mission to deliver scientifically based, safe, and effective programming to the sports performance community in an easy-to-follow, easily accessible format. Coach Cline also serves as a Consultant and Performance and Sport Science Coach in the Washington, D.C. area, and has experience at multiple levels. He currently is a member of the University of Virginia’s Track and Field Performance staff, and he consults with other teams and athletes from high school to the professional level.
Cline earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology/pedagogy from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, where he competed in football and track and field. He also holds a master’s degree in health and human performance from Kansas State University (Fort Hays). Cline is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCAS) and a licensed teacher in health and physical education in New York State.
Walt describes his programming method, which features a block and rollover arrangement of three distinct training days: strength-endurance, strength, and velocity. He explains how he classifies workout sessions using a color system to match what is happening on the track and in the weight room.
In this podcast, Coach Walt Cline and Joel discuss:
- How he programs for strength endurance, maximal strength, ballistic strength, and regeneration.
- What he uses for potentiation in speed and velocity workouts.
- How he employs cluster sets in his programming.
- Matching energy systems used on the track to the weight room.
- Block versus undulating training.
- How he uses his program with in-season team sport athletes.
Podcast total run time is 1:02:01.
Keywords: training organization, undulating training, energy systems, potentiation