Physical Preperation Must Haves for Gymnasts – A “10 Quick Tips” Guest Post by Nick Ruddock

Today, I’m excited to bring you Part 2 of the guest post series from my good friend Nick Ruddock. In his last guest post, Nick went over some fantastic points about preventing a toxic gymnastics training culture, and instead turning it into a world-class training environment. If you missed that

It’s Finally Here!! My Brand New Online Course “Keys To Developing Flexibility and Strength in Gymnastics” Now Available

I’m beyond excited to announce that my brand new online gymnastics course, “Keys to Developing Flexibility and Strength in Gymnastics” is officially here! I have been working nonstop with my good friend and Strength Coach, Rupert Egan, to create this online course that will give everyone involved in gymnastics the tools

Increase Split Flexibility with My Favorite Complex, and The #1 Reason Gymnasts Struggle with Flexibility

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The most common topic coaches, parents, and medical providers contact me about is what to do for gymnasts who struggle with Split/Leap, Handstand, and Bridge Flexibility. It’s well known that the flexibility for these basic gymnastics skills is essential for long term success and reduced injury risk. Unfortunately, many of the

5 Common Misunderstandings About My Work In Gymnastics

Over the last year I have been teaching, writing, learning, sharing blogs, and talking more with a lot of people in the gymnastics world. I try my best to be very transparent with people who follow my work, explaining as much as I can and offering all of the resources/literature that fuel my

Maximizing Flexibility and Strength for Gymnastics – Brand New 1 Day Live Seminar

Brand new announcement! Out of all the different areas in gymnastics I have evolved my thoughts the most on, my approaches to flexibility and strength have changed the greatest. It’s crucial that we understand and use the most current principles to maximize our gymnasts performance and also keep them safe. Join

Screening Overhead Mobility in Gymnasts (Application of The JBJ Approach To Handstands Pt 3)

Last month I started writing about how I apply the Joint by Joint Theory proposed by Gray Cook/Mike Boyle into a basic gymnastics movement, the handstand. In Part I (find it by clicking here) of this article series I went over some background info, and talked about the key role of

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