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2015 / 2016 Continuing Education List

Last year one of my most popular blogs was actually nothing to do with gymnastics or clinical treatment. It was a list of the resources, books, and continuing education courses I had learn from. Being a life long learner is something everyone…
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High Level Gymnast With Shoulder Pain During Releases and Chronic Wrist Pain: From Clinic To Practice #5

It's been a while since I did another case study "From Clinic To Practice" type post. I wanted to get back to them, as readers send me a lot of positive feedback when I write them. During the middle of the season, I had a level 10 gymnast…
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Double Box Jumps To Develop Explosive Leg Power: Video Quick Tip

Although many people are in the post season looking to get into strength cycles, I wanted to share one of my favorite drills for developing leg power and explosive quickness. Many gymnasts I work  do a ton of leg strength and  plyometric…
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7 Pieces of Advice For New PT Grads

With many PT students graduating this month, I wanted to drift off my normal blogging topics and give some advice to people who will be joining the field soon. Looking back to 3 years ago, there were a lot of things I would have differently…
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"Hip Flexor Tightness" in Gymnasts and The Most Common Error In Stretching

A topic that comes up frequently in my flexibility lectures and when treating gymnastics patients is hyper mobile athletes who feel "hip flexor tightness" or experience ongoing "hip flexor strains". This issue plagues many gymnasts leading…
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Combatting Wrist Injuries in Men's Gymnastics: 5 Tips For Training

Wrist pain and wrist injuries are unfortunately a huge issue in men's gymnastics. I personally suffered from a lot of wrist pain towards the end of my career, along with many of my teammates. In the last six months or so I have treated 5 male…
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Competitive Season Is Done, Now What? 5 Tips For Gymnastics Post Season

For most gymnasts across both high school and college levels, the season has come to a close or is almost at a close (with nationals being last few weekends). Elite is slightly different with the longer season, but non the less things are…
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Master Handstand Push Ups With 3 Mobility Must Haves

Through CrossFit and many other fitness platforms, a lot of people are trying to pursue handstand and handstand push ups during training. Being a former gymnast and still being a coach, nothing makes me happier. However, many people are unfortunately…

2016 Travel and Speaking Schedule

A lot of people have been contacting me asking about my upcoming speaking schedule. May, June, and July are typically pretty nuts for me with traveling, so I wanted to have it all in one spot for anyone interested. Here is how things are looking…
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3 Of My Favorite Squat Mobility Drills

There are about a hundred reasons why a good squat is beneficial. From a mother picking up her small child, to an Olympic Weight Lifter catching heavy cleans, to a gymnast trying to absorb a landing, good squat mobility is essential. Many times…