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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If there is one thing that I know all gymnastics coaches deal with, it's frustration and times of burnout. I have delt with it, I've seen coaches I work with deal with it, and I know for a fact it's one of the number one things people tell me…
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*Readers Note – This is a very long and in-depth blog post. The first few sections of this blog are background and explanation for flexibility methods using scientific research. There is a lot of medical and science nerdiness in there. If…
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Really excited to share some amazing content with everyone today! I was able to sit down and chat with one of the most highly respected coaches here in the US, Tom Meadows of Cypress Academy. Tom has one of the most impressive journeys in gymnastics,…
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Really excited for another amazing blog post and podcast for everyone today. All gymnasts, coaches, and parents are constantly frustrated with athletes who have mental blocks, get frustrated with training, or just can't seem to lower their stress…
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Nutrition for gymnasts, and more specifically what they can eat to fuel themselves for training, is one of the most highly talked about topics in gymnastics. Rightfully so, as it's one of the most important parts of health and training.
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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…
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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.