Have you heard these myths about using technology to optimize athlete training? Myth #1: Technology is only for professional athletes. Myth #2: Technology is too expensive for smaller sports programs. Myth #3: Technology takes away from the personal touch of coaching. In this episode, our guest Eric Korem will share the truth behind these myths and how athletes and coaches at all levels can benefit from utilizing technology to improve their training and performance.
Eric Korem is a highly accomplished individual in the field of athlete training optimization. With a background in strength and conditioning, Eric's journey began as a walk-on football player at Texas A&M, where he had the opportunity to work with renowned strength coach Mike Clark. This experience sparked Eric's passion for pushing the boundaries of human performance. He went on to work with elite track athletes, including Olympic gold medalist Veronica Campbell Brown and became fascinated with the power of data in improving athletic performance. This led him to pioneer the use of athlete-tracking devices in football, revolutionizing the way performance is measured and optimized. Eric's expertise has not only helped reduce injuries and enhance performance in college and professional football but has also opened up a multibillion-dollar market for sports wearables and data. His innovative approach and dedication to maximizing athlete potential make him a valuable guest on The Shark Effect Podcast.
In this episode, you will be able to:
The key moments in this episode are:
1:28 - Eric's Background and Childhood
5:00 - First Career Move
7:50 - Transition to Technology
8:55 - Importance of Metrics
15:42 - The Difference Between College and NFL
16:11 - The Importance of Experience
17:33 - Pattern Matching and Predicting Behavior
18:37 - Prioritizing Health and Well-being
21:50 - AIM7: Personalized Recommendations
30:38 - Problem-Solving and Offer Creation
32:11 - Loving Your Business vs. Loving the Impact
34:10 - The Importance of Curiosity
35:52 - Invitation to Try AIM7
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