Episode 50

Team Sports: Can Olympic Lifting Provide Game-Changing Power?


March 15th, 2021

22 mins 46 secs

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About this Episode

Yoeri Pegel, Strength & Conditioning Coach at AFC Ajax, joins us.

Specifically Yoeri will be looking at:

  • What Olympic lifts entail
  • How they differ from loaded jumps
  • Pro's and Cons in team sports
  • How to progress Oly lifts for team sports

About Yoeri

"Yoeri currently works as Performance Trainer at AFC Ajax. At 28 years old, he’s coming from a not-so-common background, majoring in Business at the University of Amsterdam. Since then he’s worked and gained experience in a wide array of sports, ranging from football, to the Dutch Men’s National Basketball Team and 3x3 Basketball Team, to world class level fighters such as Badr Hari, and European level athletes from sports such as weightlifting and field hockey."

If you have enjoyed this podcast be sure to check out Yoeri's first podcast with us here: https://scienceforsport.fireside.fm/22 and if Olympic lifting is your thing, dont't miss out on our episode with Tim Suchomel here: https://scienceforsport.fireside.fm/32


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