Matt McInnes Watson is a performance coach and specialist in track and field, speed, power and plyometrics. Matt is the owner of Plus Plyos, a coaching business that provides plyometric programs and education. He is studying for a PhD in Plyometrics whilst teaching in the United Arab Emirates and coaching athletes from the U.K. and U.S.
In this episode Matt discusses:
His initial interest in plyometrics coming through basketball and athletics.
The influence of a significant mentor in his coaching methodology.
Some of the misleading research on plyometrics.
A solid definition to decide if an activity is plyometric or not.
Some of the volumes and doses required to elicit a training response.
His tier system of categorising plyometric exercises.
Some unique metrics he and a colleague have calculated.
You can follow Matt's work via his Instagram account: @plusplyos and via the website: www.plusplyos.com .
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