Mark Philippi was a national and world powerlifting champion, competed in the World’s Strongest Man, was the UNLV strength coach for 15 years, taught kinesiology at UNLV and now owns the Philippi Sports Institute in Las Vegas, NV.
He has worked with countless collegiate and professional athletes, including Frank Mir, Gray Maynard and a handful of boxing’s best.
We caught up with Mark to discuss his approach for training his athletes:
“If skill is equal, the strongest fighter wins” Mark Philippi
In this episode, Mark discusses:
- Assessing a New Athlete
- Uncovering Weaknesses
- Training boxers vs mma fighters
- Structuring a Workout
- Mastering the Basics
- Crossfit/circuit training vs strength training
- Overtrained vs Slightly Under-Trained
- and more
Mark has been a competitive athlete and coach for over 20 years. He played collegiate football, was the strength coach at UNLV, national and world powerlifting champion, competed in the World’s Strongest Man, taught Kinesiology at UNLV and now owns the Philippi Sports Institute in Las Vegas, NV.
If you are ever in Las Vegas, we highly recommend checking out his facility!