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The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat – hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.

This week our hosts sit down with high-level strength and conditioning coach Christian Bosse. Christian has been coaching at the international and Olympic levels in Tennis, BMX, Track Cycling, Mountain Bike, Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, Equestrian, Shooting…just to name a few. Christian has been on the front-lines of elite-level sports and has acquired a wealth of knowledge on what works and what doesn’t. He is an NSCA certified coach, as well as many other accolades that we don’t have room to include here! Check out this Strength Chat and make sure to subscribe and tell your friends to as well! Check out Christian’s website here! 

  • Introduction and background of guest [00:52]
  • Christian shares his experience as a coach in different countries for different sports [01:38]
  • Better movement principles – landing movement principles [06:06]
  • Commonalities for training individuals across different sports [09:33]
  • Christian shares his approach for develop a macro plan for training athletes for Olympics [12:35]
  • Frequency across different sports and managing training in off season and in season [14:26]
  • Relationship with sports performance coach [16:16]
  • Dealing with sport coaches who use philosophies that [17:33]
  • What are some of the fitness metrics that Christian monitors? [19:50]
  • Pitfalls of using predictive models in strength and conditioning coaching [21:15]
  • Understanding the psyche of different athletes and how they deal with stress [23:00]
  • Christian shares how he uses a mix of art and science to motivate athletes to take up strength conditioning [27:23]
  • Quantifying gains such as running speed and stroke velocity in tennis [30:26]
  • Using tools to monitor data in sports, their benefits and challenges [31:54]
  • Concentrating on right posturing to achieve longevity for shooters [36:55]
  • Important to concentrate on fundamentals rather than following a complicated fitness regimen [42:10]
  • Christian shares how he started his website [43:08]
  • Christian shares his contact information [45:36]