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SFLC Podcast Episode 205: Ben Velazquez talks concussions in MMA

SFLC Podcast Episode 205: Ben Velazquez talks concussions in MMA

Ben Velazquez is a nationally recognized and award winning strength and conditioning coach is currently the founding partner of Human Performance Sports Lab NYC LLC., and President of Grey Matters Sports Group.

His clients include professional athletes from the NHL, Major League Baseball, the NFL, Division 1 college athletes, professional boxers, and now he is bringing his expertise to the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.

His expertise is working with athletes who have suffered concussions, and concussion exercise solutions. Ben has worked with former UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman, and we discuss concussion protocol in MMA, the “yips”, how the sport can improve it’s regulations on concussions, diet, Ronda Rousey and more. Check out his website at


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