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16th May 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dr. Bryan Mann has recently moved to the University of Miami as an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology & Sport Sciences after 14 years at the University of Missouri. Here he served as an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning and the Director of the Human Performance Centre. He has also worked as a strength and conditioning coach also at Missouri State University, the University of Tulsa and Arizona State University. He has published 3 books and numerous research articles on enhancing and analysing athletic performance.
In addition to being an author of multiple papers and books, he is the world’s leading researcher and author on velocity based training- the application of velocity based tools like Gym Aware, Tendo Unit and Push Band to the development of strength and power in athletes.
Bryan will be presenting on his years of practical application and academic research, discussing the essential scientific underpinnings of velocity based training, key metrics for its implementation, practical uses, and how VBT is a road map to more precise and effective training for enhanced performance.
He will also lead a practical workshop to demonstrate first-hand how he integrates VBT into his programming across multiple sports.
Mann is also highly involved in the National Strength & Conditioning Association where he has served as a state director, subject matter expert, developed additional courses and currently is the chair of the conference committee. In 2018 he was recognized as a Fellow of the NSCA for the work that he has done for the organization.
He is also an accomplished powerlifter, having competed in multiple federations since 1996.