Rett Larson delivers the prestigious Doc Counsilman presentation at the 2015 ASCA World Clinic. See Rett discuss his experiences working with top athletes in China, the controversial topic of early specialization, and explore what we can gain from the Chinese Way
Rett Larson has spent the last four years as Project Manager for EXOS-China, where he worked with many of the Chinese Olympic teams including dozens of gold medalists before moving to Shanghai to train their elite athletes for the National Games. Prior to that he was with Velocity Sports Performance for 10 years and became the Director of Coaching at their headquarters in Newport Beach, CA. While at Velocity, he held various coaching and support positions and was able to work with many elite and professional athletes. Rett has recently begun working with JUZPLAY, a performance training company committed to developing China’s next generation of Olympians.
Rett received his Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. While at UNC he was an assistant strength coach with the football team and did his Master’s thesis on the effect of a weight-vested plyometric program on the vertical jump of elite athletes. Aside from coaching, Rett has been one of the primary fitness writers for Volleyball Magazine for the last ten years.