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Coaching For High Level Gymnastics Without Sacrificing Health

I will state right from the beginning, that this podcast was recorded well before Athlete A and the Gymnastics Alliance movement started. But, it could not have come out at a better time. Everyone in gymnastics is grappling with the same question "How…
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How To Build Gymnastics Skill Progressions with Nick Ruddock

I'm so excited to announce that this Wednesday, August 5th, at 1:00 pm EDT my good friend and international elite gymnastics coach, Nick Ruddock, will be giving an insanely valuable lecture and Q&A session titled, "How To Build Gymnastics…
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Courtney McGregor Discusses Gymnastics Culture Change, Elite/NCAA Career, and Achilles Injuries

I'm was super grateful to be able to sit down and chat with elite, NCAA, and Olympic gymnast Courtney McGregor. Courtney has had an insane career of accomplishments and has spent the last 10 years training and competing at the highest level…
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Free Download of My Exact 3 Month Gymnastics Strength Program For Post COVID + Full Lecture

We are in a really strange spot right now in gymnastics, related to returning to training, needing a lot of physical preparation, and being a bit unsure how to safely get back to skills. I have been working like crazy the last few months…

Overhauling Gymnastics Nutrition: 5 Unacceptable and Dangerous Practices That Must Stop

Among the many areas in gymnastics that need to change, nutrition is by far one of the most immediate areas of attention. To be completely frank, some of the things said and techniques used in relation to nutrition in gymnastics are absolutely…
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Nick Ruddock's Yurchenko Systems For Building Power and High Level Vaults

I'm super grateful to be friends with Nick Ruddock, one of the world's most sought after coaches for technical and strategic development. He has worked in the highest levels of the sport, ranging from being a personal and national level coach…

The Uncomfortable Conversation on Gymnastics Culture We Need To Have, But Aren't.

There is no way to avoid the brutal reality: gymnastics culture is in need of a massive overhaul. This is not a new concept, as many have been talking about it over the last two decades. However, the recent incredible documentary Athlete…
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How Did We Get Here? A Gymnastics Culture Rant Inspired by #AthleteA

Hi all, below is an #AthleteA inspired rant on the harsh reality of Gymnastics culture 7 years in the making for me. ‬ ‪To the survivors, families, journalists, & countless others who had the courage to stare evil in the face demanding…
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Colin Van Wicklen Shares Advice on Returning To Training, Time Off, and Weight Training in Gymnastics

Really excited to have Colin Van Wicklen, World Team and Senior National Team member for team USA, back on the podcast. Colin is about 6 weeks into his return to gymnastics following the 3-month COVID-19 break. Not only this, but he also has…
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Navy Men's Gymnastics on Competitive Success, Culture, and Making Sacrifices

I'm so excited to share a fantastic chat I had with Lucas Beltran and Christian Correale, as well as head coach Kip Simons, of Navy Men's Gymnastics.  I've always had an enormous amount of respect for anyone who serves in the military. But,…