Brandon Morgan is a high level powerlifter who trains, coaches and competes out of the Kabuki Strength gym with Chris Duffin in Portland Oregon.
In this episode we go deep into strength training and conditioning for combat sports drawing on his personal experience as a wrestler and training MMA athletes to be bigger, stronger, faster, and more injury resistant.
Strength Training for BJJ with Brandon Morgan, in Video Form
Here’s the video of my conversation with Brandon where we go into the nitty gritty of putting together a strength training program for combat sports…
Some of the highlights include
00:51 – Introduction to Brandon Morgan
03:10 – Styles of powerlifting
06:36 – Brandon’s background in wrestling
12:50 – Conditioning for jiu-jitsu and mma fighters
17:19 – Programming for optimal progress
26:32 – Dealing with injuries
34:16 – What is good form for lifting
39:13 – Breathing and bracing for lifting and combat sport
48:12 – Starting a strength and conditioning program
50:15 – The role of coaching
56:55 – Recovery process after maxing out
Strength Training for BJJ with Brandon Morgan, in Audio Form
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