46 minutes | Jan 23, 2019

Carmen Bott

Summary: Professor Carmen Bott is a strength and conditioning coach from Vancouver British Columbia who specializes in physical preparation for combative and collision sports athletes.   Show Notes: 00:56 - Coach Bott talks about her history and how she got into the sports science space. 02:41 - Coach Bott’s thesis on basketball. 05:14 - Her first experience with Pavel in 2004. 09:00 - How Coach Bott ended up marrying her trainer and mastering the kettlebell. 12:00 - How strength training can be taboo for wrestlers. 13:40 - How much conditioning for athletes during the season. 17:41 - What kind of off-season high-level athletes get. 21:33 - The difference between training athletes in different sports. 26:28 - Which muscles are most important to train for wrestling. 31:05 - How much Dr. Bott uses Olympic lifting and how much she uses kettlebells. 38:35 - Why you need to understand kinematics. 40:25 - The books Dr. Bott recommends.
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