Sports Performance Technology Primer 101

Do you currently use technology within your training program?

Maybe you love technology but just aren't sure how to best integrate it into your current program?

Or are you a coach who has ZERO idea about how to best use technology with your athletes?

If any of these ring true for you than you will love this episode with Coach Jose Fernandez, one of the world's leading sports performance technology consultants.

Here in part one we discuss the following:
  • Share with the listeners a bit about who you are and what you do
  • How did you get involved in using technology in elite sport?
  • What are some of the metrics that these elite teams are tracking and using?
  • How time consuming is all of this and how can a coach handle it all?
  • The concept of complimentary technologies
  • What do you mean by the phrase 'monitoring filters'?
  • Do coaches have the education to truly be able to use performance technology?
  • What types of technology and practical strategies are actually useful for coaches who work with high school and college level athletes?
  • What training variables can easily be measured, tracked, and used for coaches on a daily basis?
  • How reliable is all of this technology that is currently on the market?
  • What about the wrist bands that monitor sleep? Are they reliable?
  • What is meant by 'facial coding'?
  • What's in the near future for coaches and technology?
Jose Fernandez graduated in Sport Sciences from the University of Madrid. He is a consultant in the field of athlete monitoring and his experience range from various English Premier League teams, National Institutes of Sports in Europe, as well as pro athletes and organizations in the NBA, NHL, MLB and NCAA in the field of performance monitoring. He currently lives in Bilbao, Spain.


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