Go from VBT theory to application

Refine your  Velocity Based Training knowledge with posts on different apps and devices, zones, charts, and more.

Whether you are new to Velocity Based Training or a long-time VBT practitioner there is something for you in the articles below.

If you are new here, and want to learn velocity based training from the ground up I suggest starting here with part 1 of the Fundamentals Series, this 10-part blog series covers all the essential elements to get you started with velocity in the gym.

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Analysing velocity data from a single rep (VBT)
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Analysing velocity data from a single rep (VBT)

A dive into the most common metrics of a single rep and their applications when training with velocity tracking
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Defining Velocity Based Training
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Defining Velocity Based Training

A look at velocity based training from first principles. This article explores VBT as a concept and a training tool to improve strength training.
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Building Metric: A computer vision app for VBT
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Building Metric: A computer vision app for VBT

MetricVBT is a new app I helped build that uses your smartphone camera to automatically track velocity and range of motion for barbell lifts.
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Is everything we know about VBT wrong?
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Is everything we know about VBT wrong?

There are many different ways to measure velocity in your training. Read on to uncover my favourite metric that no one is using (yet).
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Fixing the Velocity Zones: A new flexible system
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Fixing the Velocity Zones: A new flexible system

It's time to reimagine the velocity zones. In part two learn the details of a new, flexible three zone system for programming with velocity.
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Velocity Zones: The problem with using the five zone system
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Velocity Zones: The problem with using the five zone system

The existing five zone system is inaccurate, misused, and potentially frustrating your athletes. Learn why it is fundamentally flawed.
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The history and origins of the velocity zones in VBT
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The history and origins of the velocity zones in VBT

Part 1/3 we dive into the history of the popular zones approach to velocity based training. Learn how the five qualities of strength came to exist.
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Increase your vertical jump with velocity based training
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Increase your vertical jump with velocity based training

Do you want to add inches to your jump? Velocity based training might be the secret weapon you need unlock explosive strength and power.
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Adapting Dan John's rule of ten for velocity based training
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Adapting Dan John's rule of ten for velocity based training

Dan John’s rule of ten for strength training changed how I program. Here’s how I have adapted it and apply it when doing velocity based training.
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