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Saving Men's NCAA Gymnastics Roundtable Discussion

It's heartbreaking to see the sport of men's gymnastics continue to take a hit as we roll through the Pandemic. Over the last 10 years men's collegiate programs have sadly been dropping off, but in the last few months Minnesota, Iowa, and William…

Discussing A New Model of Gymnastics Part 2 - Macro Principles

Last week I released Part 1 of this lecture series on the future of gymnastics, which was very well received by the gymnastics community (find it here). That lecture focused on our big picture concepts about creating and living by a mission…

Discussing A New Model of Gymnastics Part 1 - Global Values

We are living through one of the most chaotic eras of gymnastics. In light of recent scandals, hundreds of gymnasts have spoken up saying they did not have good experience for a variety of reasons. Abusive coaching methods, a "win and at…
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My Mental Health Journey and Advice All New Grads Need To Hear

Anyone who has followed me and SHIFT knows that I've had quite the roller coaster with my career, work-life, and personal life. Everyone goes through these crazy hurdles life throws at us. I think it's important that people share their stories,…

When Fear and Culture Get In The Way of Fueling The Gymnast

Nutrition is by far one of the most important areas of gymnastics to make sure athletes are fueled, safe, and getting the most out of their training. As I have said before, this is not my area of expertise and I regularly defer to others to…
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Inside Michigan Women's Gymnastics Strength Program with Lew Porchiazzo

This is going to be a massively valuable podcast for anyone in gymnastics. Specifically, those looking to get gymnasts stronger, more powerful, and more resilient against injury. Lew Porchiazzo is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach…

Our Gym's Culture Was Toxic. Here's Exactly How We Fixed It.

I think today's podcast is really, really going to help the gymnastics community. For the first time ever, my amazing boss Eva Shute (who runs our gymnastics entire gymnast program) and I sit down to share the exact steps we took to make our…
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Chellsie Memmel Discusses Her Elite Comeback, Lessons Learned, and Positive Coaching Techniques

I'm SO excited to finally be able to share this with everyone! The news of Chellsie Memmel's come back has been one of the most exciting things for anyone in gymnastics to watch. She has been documenting her journey on her YouTube channel,…
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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…