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Nick Ruddock's Best Uneven Bar Strategies For High Level Skills and Long Term Health

Brace yourself everybody, because today we have an absolutely epic episode of the podcast. Many people have been asking me get someone on who has a special expertise in uneven bars,  due to how frustrating of and event it can be to teach new…

Must Hear Advice for Gymnastics Parents on Not Living Through Gymnasts, Motivation, and Injuries

I'm so excited to share an amazing conversation I had with Diana and Chelsie, hosts of The Routine Podcast, related to some absolutely crucial advice for gymnastics parents. As many people in gymnastics know, the relationship between coaches,…

3 Ways to Reducing Knee and Ankle Injury Risk By Building Impact Volume in Preseason

It's been a few months since I have put together some brand new blog content. I have been brainstorming on some ideas, and also found some useful concepts in the gym, so I wanted to get back into the swing of things with regularly published…
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How Much is Too Much for Young Gymnasts? (Free Lecture and PDF Download)

I've written about this topic before, but the mysterious question of how much work to how much recovery is appropriate for young gymnasts continues to be a question that stumps many people in gymnastics. This topic is something that continues…
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Jon Horton on Men's Gymnastics Development and Building Athlete's Long Term

Really pumped to have someone on the podcast who can speak to the men's gymnastics side of the sport. Jon Horton has quite the epic accolade list. He is a multiple time Olympian for Team USA (winning a silver medal on high bar), is an alumni…
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Addressing Body Image Issues, Disordered Eating, and Nutrition in Gymnastics with Tasia Percevecz

Today I have one of the most important podcasts to ever come out of SHIFT. Although I have had some nutritionists on to talk about issues related to poor nutrition education, and also harmful practices that are still existent in gymnastics related…
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Samantha Peszek on Her Elite Journey, Overcoming Fears, and UCLA Gymnastics

Really excited for this podcast episode and interview, as I think people are going to love hearing from Samantha Peszek on what her gymnastics journey has been through. Sam has quite an epic list of accomplishments over the years ranging…
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Tom Farden of Utah Gymnastics on Building Team Chemistry and NCAA Success

I'm excited for today's blog and podcast where I sit down to talk with someone I've been fortunate to become friends with in the last few years, Tom Farden. Tom is the head coach of Utah Gymnastics, one of the most iconic NCAA programs from…

Preventing ACL Tears in Gymnastics and Combating Overuse Injuries

It's scary to see how many gymnasts are struggling with major knee injuries. These range from the more progressive overuse injuries such as growth plate injuries (Severs, Osgood Schlatters, Stress Fractures) or much scarier injuries that require…
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How to Increase Power in Gymnasts

Power is one of the most sought after athletic qualities in gymnastics. It's for good reason too, as the ability to express more power helps gymnasts run faster for vault or tumbling, helps them tumble higher, and also allows them to tap harder…