Sports Science and Technology in a High School Program with Doug Gle – The Barbell Life 393

Check out today’s episode of the Barbell Life as we talk to Traverse City High School’s own Coach Doug Gle as we talk about all the ways he’s advanced their strength and conditioning program.

Tune in as we talk about:

  • Lessons from Coach Kraemer at Northern Iowa
    • Olympic lifting derivatives
    • Attention to detail
    • Focusing on every sport
    • Weightlifting Regressions
  • Sport Science for High School
    • Testing with GymAware
    • Concept Relative Power- Power/Bodyweight
    • Progressing athletes during football playoffs with velocity
    • Peak Velocity Thresholds for Cleans
  • The technology used in his high school program:
    • Laser Timers
    • VBT with GymAware and Flex Units
    • Flywheels
    • Laser Grid for Ground Contact Time by Muscle Lab
  • How to get Buy-In from a girl that Cleaned 95lb every day and from boys going too heavy.
  • How to Get Buy-In from the powers that be
  • Writing Grants to earn $70,000 for equipment
  • How to write a grant in under an hour
  • Going back to school to coach in high school
  • And more!


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