3 Things a Coach MUST Do When Getting Data From An Athlete w/Carl Valle pt 1

Insights Into Testing For Performance w/Carl Valle pt 1

The mission of the Coach Your Best podcast is to create a conversation designed to provide you with tips and strategies to help make your athletes better!

This episode with Coach Carl Valle does just that!

Here in part one of our conversation we talk all things 'testing and performance' including:
  • ​What's a day in the life of Carl Valle look like?
  • What's your philosophy and approach to testing for performance?
  • Variables of testing a 30m sprint
  • What does Carl mean by 'Constellations' when testing athletes?
  • How many tests are needed to see a trend?
  • Difference between global vs specific testing
  • What about coaches who are slave to numbers and feel pressure for job preservation?
  • Carl's thoughts on testing for recovery and fatigue
  • Carl's approach to physical and physiological testing data
  • The relationship between athlete monitoring and the high school athlete
  • What is meant by the term 'athlete monitoring'?
  • Can high school athlete's differentiate between distribution of effort?
  • Why 'presence' is a simple data metric
  • Carl's rule for creating a wellness questionairre
  • 3 Things a Coach MUST do when getting data from an athlete
  • Why Carl calls 'blood testing' for elite athletes TRUTH SERUM
Coach Valle has coached Track and Field at every level, from high school to the Olympic level in the sprints and hurdles. He has had the privilege of working with great athletes that have been All-American and school record holders. A technology professional, Coach Valle has expertise in performance data as well as an understanding for practical application of equipment and software. Carl is currently the lead sport technologist for, and focuses his time on testing elite athletes and using technology to help everyone on any level of human performance reach their goals.


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