| | | PA Radio – Episode 212: Derek Hansen

Author / Cali Hinzman


Run fast, Be Fast.

Derek Hansen has a an extensive background in making athletes faster. A pupil of the infamous sprinting coach, Charlie Francis, Hansen has followed suit by working with some of the highest performers in the world of sport. While Derek’s knowledge of speed science is unparalleled, he refuses to hold tight to traditional ways of training. He believes that it’s a coaching obligation to always be incorporating new information and potentially cutting edge research findings into your programming.

Derek strikes an intelligent balance to training. His style reflects a responsible and simple approach while still allowing flexibility for an individual’s inherent potential. As Derek explains, trial and error is still the most valuable feedback within the practice of coaching. Tune in for numerous anecdotes that touch on the volume vs intensity debate. More isn’t necessarily better, it’s just more.


Find Derek Hansen on his website www.strengthpowerspeed.com and www.sprintcoach.com. His instagram handle is @DerekMHansen.

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Cali Hinzman

A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.


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