by Nghia Pham
A well planed warm up can help the athlete prepare for the workout ahead, but can also be a great assessment tool for coaches. It allows us to mentally and physically prepare, while assessing the body, getting a good idea of where the athlete is tight, weak, tired, etc. In today’s video, coach Pham gives us some insight on how he warms up his fighters and what he is looking for along the way.
Warm Ups for Fighters
Nghia Pham is the founder and owner of Optimum Training and Performance. Nghia was born in Vietnam and came to the US at the age of 11. He enlisted in the Marine Corps after high school, served on active duty for 7 years with 2 tours of combat.
Nghia has been in the fitness industry since 2004 in the San Diego area. He has worked with thousands of client included professional athletes from the NFL, MLB, combat athletes, World Champions to elite military units. His clients age range from 8 years old to mid 70s of all shapes and levels.