Olympic Hall of Fame Track & Field Coach Bobby Kersee coming to Hopkins

Join Hall of Fame Coach Bobby Kersee and his team of professionals to learn the science behind the Formula Kersee Success.

The Formula Kersee science-based training and recovery protocols have brought home Olympic Gold at each of the last 10 Olympic Games. They are the summation of 40 years of teamwork between Hall of Fame Coach Bobby Kersee; Robert Forster, PT; and Richard Lehman, MD. This team has helped U.S. athletes set the Women's World Record at 100m, 200m, 400m Hurdles and the Heptathlon, and the American Record at 800m and Long Jump.

The lecture is from 8 to 9:30 p.m. on April 6, in Hodson Hall, Homewood campus. Registration is required; go to the event's website to sign up.

Now, for the first time, the Formula Kersee team is sharing the winning principles and protocols that have supported U.S. athletes from Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Florence "FloJo" Griffith Joyner to Gail Devers and Dawn Harper and through the modern era athletes Allyson Felix, Athing Mu, and Sydney McLaughlin Levrone.

Science-based cutting-edge training and recovery topics include:

  • The Role of Aerobic and Anaerobic Conditioning for Sprints and Middle Distance Events and the Role of V02 Threshold Testing
  • Event Specific Approach to Using Video Technology in Perfecting Mechanics
  • The Importance of Aggressive and Practical Recovery Strategies
  • Strength and Flexibility Training for Injury Prevention First and Performance Second
  • Nutritional Optimization Made Simple (Without Supplements)
  • The Important Role of the Cutting-Edge Sports Medicine Specialist on Your Team
  • The Components of an Effective Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Program
  • The Pitfalls of Unscientific and Questionable Passive Therapies

This team of professionals has a combined 120+ years of experience at the international level, creating champions and setting world records. They are also the go-to team for top athletes in the NFL, NBA, and MLB. Come learn from the pros.


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