IGCT Episode #10: Talking “The Flexible Periodization Method” with author Karsten Jensen

Screen Shot 2013-02-14 at 3.41.32 PMKarsten Jensen is a Ontario, Canada based Strength and Conditioning coach.  Karsten started as a strength and conditioning coach with the Danish National Elite Sports Institute from 2000-2007.  He has coached Olympic and Professional athletes from numerous sports.  He is the author of “The Flexible Periodization Method”, and rountinely speaks at industry events regarding its application.

In this episode we discuss:

  • How growing up in Denmark he became a Strength and Conditioning Coach.
  • The different types of periodization and what “The Flexible Periodization Method” is.
  • Principles the program is built on, his “Firsts”.
  • The 7 different training blocks.
  • His 9 steps to creating a training program.
  • How the method could be applied to Football.

Links We Mentioned:fpm_book_cov_web1

 

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Karsten Jensenreply
March 20, 2013 at 6:34 pm

I am very grateful for being invited to participate the Iron Game Chalk Talk on the topic of periodization.

Richard Comptonreply
March 22, 2013 at 1:50 am

Extremely good and knowledgeable show. Look forward to future reads.

Hans Hagemanreply
March 24, 2013 at 2:51 pm

Good interview. Paying attention to "training age" and actual competition goals are often overlooked. Thank you, Mr. McKeefery for going "outside" to bring in some good information.

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