Ep 49: Pramod Deshpande, Founder and Coach of Jayanagar Jaguars Talks About his Training Methods
Coach Pramod Deshpande is a visionary coach who is also the Founder and Head-Coach of Jayanagar Jaguars, where he focuses on training athletes and building community. In this episode of Run with Fitpage, Pramod talks about his training methodologies, the importance of a coach and a lot more with our host, Vikas Singh.
00:00 – About this episode
01:47 – Welcome Pramod to the show!
02:30 – About Coach Pramod – running journey and more
09:11 – How does a coach contribute to the overall performance and development of an athlete?
16:37 – What are some ways of selecting the right coach?
23:06 – Periodization strategies a coach undertakes to design a good running strategy in the racing season
38:36 – How should an athlete approach a race with respect to training, nutrition and recovery?
49:10 – Who progresses faster: Talented runner vs Consistent runner
Pramod Deshpande is the chief coach of Jayanagar Jaguars, India’s leading Running Academy. Coach has trained over 7000 working professionals to pick endurance running as a hobby. Pramod started his athletics journey as a sprinter and knows how to relate and differentiate between short and long-distance running quite well. He is an avid speaker at multiple running events around the country and holds the vision of amplifying the sport of running amongst recreational and elite runners. In the last few years, he has brought in a number of differences and revolutions in Jayanagar Jaguars by introducing running plans and an application.
About Vikas Singh:
Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale and Reliance before coming up with an idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
For more information on Vikas, or to leave any feedback and requests, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
About the Podcast: Run with Fitpage
This podcast series is built with a focus on bringing science and research from the endurance sports industry. These may help you learn and implement these in your training, recovery, and nutrition journey. We invite coaches, exercise scientists, researchers, nutritionists, doctors, and inspiring athletes to come and share their knowledge and stories with us. So, whether you’re just getting started with running or want to get better at it, this podcast is for you!
This podcast has been recorded via Zoom Conferencing.