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Overcoming Mental Blocks, Perfectionism, Communication Issues, and Cultural Problems with Becca Grady

This week on the podcast I’m excited to talk with a licensed mental health counselor and also a nationally certified counselor Becca Grady who works with all walks of life and in particular gymnasts.  She shares her experience on mental…
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Gymnastics Canada Hosts Culture and Coaching Development Webinar with Dr. Gretchen Kerr and Dr. Dave Tilley

Today on the podcast I’m very excited to share the second part of a super popular webinar series with Gretchen Kerr, a University of Toronto researcher. We were very grateful and fortunate to be asked by Gymnastics Canada to have a discussion…
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Kerry Bair RD on Helping Gymnasts Have a Better Relationship with Food and the Roles of Coaches and Parents

Today on the podcast I’m very excited to have registered dietitian and nutritionist Kerry Bair, who’s been really forward-thinking and outspoken in gymnastics culture. Making sure we're giving the best advice on what can we do to fuel…
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A Hard Conversation about Ethics and Morals in Gymnastics with Thomas Elder

Today on the podcast I’m very excited to bring you a thought-provoking and important conversation about cultural change, morals, and ethics of coaching with Tom Elder.  Former assistant coach for the University of Pennsylvania and the…
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How To Build Explosive Power in Gymnasts with Diwesh Poudyal

Today on the podcast a second quick appearance, due to popular demand, my friend and co-worker from Champion Physical Therapy and Performance Diwesh Poudyal. Head of Strength and Conditioning and Director of Fitness working with athletes…
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Training Hours in Young Gymnasts, Coach/Parent Boundaries, and Training High Level Gymnasts Safely with Lindsey Stancil

Today on the podcast, I'm very excited to be joined by Lindsey Stancil, a high-level coach in the Pennsylvania area.  Owner of X-Cel Gymnastics and the Head Coach of the Xquisite competitive team. She's been professional and grateful…
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John Orozco Discusses His Elite Gymnastics Career and Offers Advice on Overcoming Injuries

Today on the podcast I am super grateful to be joined by accomplished and noted USA Elite MAG Gymnast John Orozco. He trained in Colorado Springs for most of his career, winning 3 medals at various world championships and representing the…
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Mike Reiman on Hip Dysplasia/Microinstability Injuries and Finding Success as a Clinician

Today on the podcast I geek out with Duke faculty member and researcher, educator, and mentor in the physical therapy world, Mike Reiman.  Co-writer of the only textbook on functional testing, Functional Testing in Human Performance. He…
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Why The Human Matters More Than The Gymnast

Why The Human Matters More Than The Gymnast Today on the podcast, I had a great chat with a former gymnast, and coach Rebecca Smith who asked me to come on an Instagram Live and talk about, creating cultures where people can feel progression…
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Sarah Korngold Discusses Developing Elite Level Gymnastics, Putting The Athlete First, and Building Cultures

Sarah Korngold Discusses Developing Elite Level Gymnastics, Putting The Athlete First, and Building Cultures  In this week's podcast, I was excited to chat with another member of the phenomenal Ascend Gymnastics Coaching Team, who works…