I was a collegiate gymnast and have been coaching gymnastics for 15 years. I work as a Sports Physical Therapist, Strength and Conditioning coach, and optional gymnastics coach in Boston MA. I’m also really fortunate that I get to travel the world and teach about performance and sports medicine concepts.
I started SHIFT in 2013 with one goal.
Help people change the lives of athletes they work with.
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Today on the podcast I am super stoked to have back on my good buddy Steve Gluckstein, who, in his previous very popular episode discussed the benefits of weightlifting and strength training for gymnasts and his experiences as an Olympic level…
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I am SO excited to share that after tons of work, SHIFT has partnered with Redefine Health Education to get Physical Therapy CEU Unit Approval in 41 states for all 3 of SHIFT's Gymnastics Medical Courses!
Redefine Health Education has helped…
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In today’s episode, I’m super pumped to have my buddy and expert strength and conditioning coach Dan Lonsdale back on to dive into exactly how coaches can go about working with great strength conditioning coaches, as this is something that…
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Changing how gymnasts are taught to land, in an effort to reduce the risk of serious knee injuries like ACL or meniscus tears, is something that has been talked about for the last 10+ years.
I was very grateful and humbled to be asked by…
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Today’s podcast is a heavily requested topic I get asked about frequently.
What is the best approach to flexibility?
What have I learned? What have I changed? What do I do now when making flexibility programs?
In this episode, I summarize…
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Split flexibility is essential for gymnasts if they want bigger jumps and leaps. But, just doing static split stretching isn't enough to see progress and get jaw-dropping levels of flexibility to show up in skills.
Jumps, leaps, dance elements,…
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This site is oriented to my opinions and thoughts regarding the subject matter. Please keep in mind that application of this material is a personal choice, and in no way is the author responsible for those choices. Readers are encouraged to only operate within their scope of practice. Examination, treatment, intervention, and rehabilitation for athletes should only be performed by a licensed medical professional. Anyone experiencing pain, discomfort, abnormal sensation, or other symptoms should stop immediately from any advice offered and seek formal medical care.