Jason Kamens trains at Power MMA in Arizona. Many top fighters, such as Ryan Bader, CB Dollaway and others brought Jason in to improve their strength and conditioning for the team.
In this episode we discuss:
- Training at Power MMA in Phoenix, AZ
- Weekly training schedule
- #1 challenge w/ combat athletes
- Customizing workouts for individuals
- Varying intensity and volume throughout the camp
- Clarifying expectations w/ athletes
- and more!
While earning his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science Coach Jason was able to work with athletes at UWL in all sports as part of the Strength and Conditioning Concentration with the degree program. The professors and mentors at UWL helped shape the way Jason thinks, learns, and even looks at the field of strength and conditioning. Some of the highlights were learning from such industry leaders including Dr. Carl Foster, Dr. Travis Tripplett, Dr. Jeff McBride, and Dennis Kline.
An internship at formerly Athletes’ Performance now EXOS brought Jason from Wisconsin to Arizona. The internship experience was absolutely unparalleled and further molded Jason’s mindset and philosophies regarding strength and conditioning. While interning Jason was again blessed to have phenomenal mentors including Mark Verstegen, Sue Falsone, Darcy Norman, Luke Richesson and Daryl Eto.
After the experience at Athletes’ Performance Coach Jason earned his CSCS credentials and worked independently as a trainer with clients ranging from junior athletes to professional athletes to geriatric adults and everything in between. In April of 2011 Jason began training at Power MMA & Fitness and worked into the role of Head Strength Coach for the Power MMA Fight Team. Since then he has earned his Master’ Degree in Kinesiology again with a Strength and Conditioning Concentration from AT Still University.
Over the last 6 years at Power MMA Jason has coached a multitude of fighters from the UFC, Bellator, as well as the LFA and VFC. Some of the notable fighters include Ryan Bader, CB Dollaway, Renan Barao, Kiko France, Jordon Johnson, Darrion Caldwell, Aaron Simpson, and Joe Gigliotti.