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Matt McInnes Watson (Plus Plyos): The tier system of plyometrics.

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 listen to the episode in full here.

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