At least three Oregon Ducks football players were hospitalized after enduring a series of grueling strength and conditioning workouts at UO in their initial training sessions for 2017.
In this podcast, Derek Hansen speaks to Carl Valle about the incident, but also in regards to the larger issues surrounding the apparent need for “grinding, military style” training methods in college football.
Carl Valle is a USATF level 2 Sprints and Hurdles coach and guest writer for various websites, and also provides consulting services to college and professional teams on performance related issues. Since 1997 he has helped athletes improve speed and power in various sports and his areas of interest are technology and regeneration. He has coached high school, college, junior college, and post collegiate athletes and the results of their hard work resulted in accolades ranging from school records to All-American status.
Carl provides support services to post collegiate athletes and his website is Spikesonly.com. He is a regular contributor to FreelapUSA and Simplifaster.com, different blogs including SpeedEndurance.com, and online magazines.
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