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Becoming a True Movement Generalist with Bren Veziroglu | EMP Podcast 112
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Becoming a True Movement Generalist with Bren Veziroglu | EMP Podcast 112


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Welcome back to the Evolve Move Play Podcast!


Today we’re joined by Bren Veziroglu, former Ido Portal student and founder of The Movement Cult, to talk about training to become a true movement generalist.


Bren has a strong background in strength training, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, hand balancing, and improvisation-based contemporary dance, and today we’ll be discussing a variety of topics around these disciplines as well as sharing insights around coaching, motor learning, and training optimization.


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00:00 – Intro/Bren’s Background
05:17 – What does it mean to be a movement generalist?
15:27 – Movement Hierarchy
20:31 – The Extraction Process
28:25 – Internal Ad: Online Courses
36:02 – Perception Action Coupling & Exploit vs Explore
50:57 – The Trap of the Generalist and the Specialist
59:00 – Dance, Grappling & Motor Digestion
01:24:16 – Motor Learning & Optimal Theory
01:45:47 – The Vicious & Virtuous Cycle
01:54:13 – Training Volume, Minimal Effective Dose & Overtraining
02:34:06 – Building Volume


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