Today, I’m incredibly excited to be featuring a long-awaited guest post from my good friend Nick Ruddock. In my 20 years of gymnastics, I’ve been fortunate to witness some of the most incredible examples of world-class training environments. I also, unfortunately, have seen my fair share of unhealthy gym environments
Online Access to the Gymnastics Physical Preparation Masterclass with Nick Ruddock is Now Available!
Last month I had the huge honor of being invited to speak in the United Kingdom along side Nick Ruddock. Nick has over 12 years of experience coaching at the elite and Olympic level of gymnastics. He has consulted with 12 gymnastics federations, multiple private clients, and has helped education 1000’s
Are Oversplits Bad for Gymnasts? Combining Science and Real Life in the Gym For Safe, But Effective, Split Flexibility Methods
Talk about a catchy blog title, right? Before anyone thinks I’m here to set fires, I’m not. The goal of this blog post is to give gymnastics and the medical world information, tools, and practical strategies to approach the topic of split and over split training. Hopefully, I can meld current
The SHIFT Charity Challenge: Win A Huge SHIFT Prize Package and Help Massachussetts Elite Gymnastics Academy
Two of the topics that many people involved in gymnastics frequently ask me about are Strength training principles, and how I approach a newer “hybrid model” of both body weight and external load based programs for gymnasts Ways to reduce injuries during training and plan for the entire competitive season