The Secret To Speed Development ft. Ryan Flaherty

Episode 159Brute Strength


Ryan Flaherty works on Nike’s training team with some of the biggest names in sports, including Serena Williams, Russell Wilson and Kobe Bryant. It’s no shock that he is one of the most sought after combine coaches in the world.

In this episode, Flaherty discusses his role working with the HeadSpace app to teach NFL athletes about focus and achieving a better mindset on and off the field. He also gets into why he uses concentric training when developing speed, how to improve programming for your athletes and how to prevent injuries that are common with age.


04:30 – Working with Nike & HeadSpace

17:34 – Speed development & force production

41:45 – Track workouts

46:15 – How to prevent injuries as you get older

49:05 – CrossFit talk




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