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Improving team speed by modeling practice around the central nervous system with Villanova (FCS - PA) strength coach Mike Tucker

Modeling training, and specifically practice around the central nervous system with a focus on speed has been a trend on the rise the past few seasons.

Today, Villanova (FCS - PA) head strength and conditioning coach Michael Tucker joined us to share how they have designed their summer speed program, and how they model practice around the central nervous system for team speed and overall team health.

Few other interesting notes from Tucker's conversation:

  • His favorite source of caffeine as a strength coach
  • His stance on lifting on game day
  • How you should lay out your strength and speed program based on the vision for your program

Now in our sixth week, you can keep up with all of the Online Clinic 2020 content here as we get ready to begin the fifth week of the series. If you’re interested in presenting a topic, or have something specific you want to share for the new 10-minute clinic format, please fill out this Google Form to receive consideration.

See coach Tucker's full presentation in the clip.