Mohammad is currently employed by NASA and has a degree in Engineering as well as an MBA. He also ran track collegiately and has 4 years experience coaching track and volleyball. The combination of these experiences means that Mohammad brings an interesting perspective to coaching and performance.
0:55 - Mohammad’s Background & Connecting Business with Sport
8:42 - Why You Should Care About Project Management
13:13 - The Challenges with Project Management
18:45 - Overarching Themes of Project Management
20:30 - Waterfall Methodology
25:16 - Agile Methodology
28:46 - Scrum Methodology
32:19 - Lean Six Sigma Methodology
39:10 - Changing course and playing the long game
44:23 - Risks & Mitigation
46:14 - Commandments & Monuments
50:04 - Reviewing the process
54:06 - Getting the client involved
56:34 - Closing Remarks
Our guest today is none other than Coach Curtis Taylor, Associate Head Coach for the Oregon Ducks. Coach Taylor has built a sprint factory in Eugene and helped the Ducks win countless National Titles. He sits down with us to talk about his Oakland roots, his mentor Tony Wells, as well as his own sprint & hurdle philosophy.
7:00 Tony Wells’ influence
11:45 Oakland background & youth development
24:00 Hurdle philosophy
42:25 Double knee start
50:20 Experiences that brought forth growth
55:30 Evolution of the sport & coaching profession
62:15 Favorite track stories
Hosted by Jason Hettler, this episode is a follow-up to a previous conversation with Dr. Gareth Sandford on Anaerobic Speed Reserve (ASR). This conversation builds upon the first and covers the practical application of ASR in individual and team sport settings.
ASR Intro Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoRL6eImrik
1:35 - Operational Definitions (Speed Reserve vs Anaerobic Speed Reserve (ASR))
6:45 - The integration of aerobic physiology with ASR
8:00 - Finding signal through noise in your testing
11:45 - Does 400m sprint time represent speed?
15:20 - How does anaerobic capacity and repeat sprint ability fit in with ASR?
22:40 - ASR test protocols for individuals and team sport
37:10 - Troubleshooting testing in the field
46:00 - Data management and collaboration across a multidisciplinary team
49:18 - How to apply ASR to high-intensity interval training prescription
53:31 - Developing max sprint speed in aerobic-dominant profiles
1:00:38 - Summary and Closing Remarks