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How To Build Gymnastics Performance Teams

This week's podcast is a lecture that went out in my online membership group The Hero Lab, which is an online educational group for everyone in gymnastics; coaches, medical providers, strength and conditioning coaches, mental health providers,…
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Essential Trampoline Drills and Progressions with Elite Coach Steve Gluckstein

Today on the podcast I am super stoked to have back on my good buddy Steve Gluckstein, who, in his previous very popular episode discussed the benefits of weightlifting and strength training for gymnasts and his experiences as an Olympic level…
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Announcing Physical Therapy CEU Approval for SHIFT's Medical Courses in 41 States!

I am SO excited to share that after tons of work, SHIFT has partnered with Redefine Health Education to get Physical Therapy CEU Unit Approval in 41 states for all 3 of SHIFT's Gymnastics Medical Courses! Redefine Health Education has helped…
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How To Boost Gymnastics Performance Using Gymnastics Strength Coaches with Dan Lonsdale

In today’s episode, I’m super pumped to have my buddy and expert strength and conditioning coach Dan Lonsdale back on to dive into exactly how coaches can go about working with great strength conditioning coaches, as this is something that…
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The Need to Change Landing Deductions in NCAA Gymnastics for Less Knee and Ankle Injuries

Changing how gymnasts are taught to land, in an effort to reduce the risk of serious knee injuries like ACL or meniscus tears, is something that has been talked about for the last 10+ years. I was very grateful and humbled to be asked by…
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The Biggest Gymnastics Flexibility Mistakes I Made As A Younger Coach, and What I Do Now

Today’s podcast is a heavily requested topic I get asked about frequently. What is the best approach to flexibility? What have I learned? What have I changed? What do I do now when making flexibility programs? In this episode, I summarize…
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The Top 5 Best Active Split Flexibility Drills for Bigger Gymnastics Leaps

Split flexibility is essential for gymnasts if they want bigger jumps and leaps.  But, just doing static split stretching isn't enough to see progress and get jaw-dropping levels of flexibility to show up in skills. Jumps, leaps, dance elements,…
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Confronting Harmful Coaching Practices in Gymnastics Head On With Thomas Elder

Today on the podcast I’m very excited to share another thought-provoking and important conversation about cultural change, morals, and ethics of coaching with Tom Elder.  In addition to coaching for 13 years, he also has an extensive education…
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How to Have Your Best Competitive Gymnastics Season Part 4 - Off Season

Today on the podcast we are wrapping up our epic four-part series on optimizing the competitive year. We started with the foundational base needed, then went onto the Preseason and discussed how to get athletes ready, followed by the demands…
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Nick Ruddock's 8 Essential Tips for Maximizing Gymnastics Skill Progress

I'm excited to share that today is episode 150 of The SHIFT Show!  A big thank you to all the listeners for your continued support. Who better to have on our 150 episode than my good friend, Nick Ruddock.  A popular guest on the podcast,…