ROUNDTABLE – The Science Behind VBT: How to Apply it to Improve Strength and Conditioning in Your Athletes


Delve into the scientific principles underpinning VBT and its application in strength and conditioning programs. Gain insights into monitoring and adapting training loads for enhanced athlete performance. Discover practical tips for integrating VBT seamlessly into your coaching routines.

What You Can Expect:

1. Insights from Industry Experts: Meet our esteemed panelists, including Gerry DeFilippo, Justin Ochoa, Barry Butt, and Luke Martin. These experts boast decades of experience in strength and conditioning, with a focus on VBT. Learn from their vast knowledge and real-world applications.

2. Understanding the Core Concepts: Explore the fundamentals of VBT, unraveling its key principles. Understand how velocity data can be harnessed to optimize training and boost athlete performance.

3. Personalized Training Strategies: Discover how VBT allows tailoring training programs to meet individual athlete needs. Gain practical insights into designing customized VBT programs, ensuring every athlete reaches their full potential.

4. Real-Time Performance Optimization: Learn how to use velocity data for real-time adjustments in training loads. Prevent overtraining and undertraining, ensuring your athletes are always at their peak performance level.

5. Seamless Integration with Traditional Methods: Uncover the secrets of seamlessly integrating VBT with traditional training techniques. Overcome challenges and explore the synergies between these methods.
6. Expert Tips and Data Interpretation: Get exclusive advice from our panel on incorporating VBT into your coaching routines. Learn how to interpret velocity data and make informed decisions for the best results.

Meet Your Experts:

  • Gerry DeFilippo: Head Trainer at Challenger Strength, while also leading Challenger’s training of various organizations such as the Jersey Hitmen, Gamers Baseball Academy and colleges like NJCU and Caldwell University. He orchestrates the programming and training for eight different Hitmen teams, which range all the way up to the Elite and Premier Junior’s Level Programs.
  • Justin Ochoa: Basketball performance coach in Indianapolis working with athletes both on the court and in the weight room. Justin works with basketball players of all ages and experience levels from youth to pro, specializing in bridging the gap between skill & performance training. Aside from training, he founded the Gem Sessions Foundation — a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to serving youth athletes with crucial resources needed to excel in academics, athletics and life after athletics.
  • Barry Butt: Founder of Premier Strength & Conditioning Inc., Edmonton, Alberta. He has been training athletes for 25+ years with a focus on professional and elite hockey players. Barry has been incorporating VelocityBased Training (VBT) in some form with his athletes for 15+ years. He has provided personal strength and conditioning program design and coaching to 40+ professional hockey players including 20 NHL players, 30 drafted NHL players, 10 first round NHL draft picks, 3 Olympic Gold Medalists and 100+ junior hockey players.
  • Luke Martin: Sales Manager at Vitruve, brings a dynamic blend of expertise to the table with an Exercise Science degree from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Frostburg State University. As a former Strength Coach at renowned institutions, including The Ohio State University, Frostburg State University, Episcopal High School, among others. Luke blends a deep understanding of exercise science with practical coaching experience.

Why You Can’t Miss This:

Expertise: Learn from the best in the field.
Flexibility: Watch the webinar at your convenience, gaining access to a wealth of knowledge that fits your schedule.
Practical Insights: Walk away with actionable strategies and insider tips that you can implement immediately in your coaching sessions.

Register Now:

Don’t miss this golden opportunity to enhance your coaching skills and elevate your athletes to new heights. Click here to register and secure your spot in this exclusive webinar. Unlock the secrets of VBT and transform your coaching game!

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