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A Guide To Navigating Puberty In Gymnastics With Dr. Ellen Casey and Nick Ruddock

For gymnasts, growth and puberty phases ( ages 8-14 of puberty in particular) are some of the most challenging to navigate. For gymnasts, parents, coaches, and medical staff, there are many problems that come up. These can range from frustration…

Keys To Gymnastics Rehabilitation and Performance Thank You Page

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Advice Men's Gymnastics Needs To Hear With Paul Sargysan

I'm so excited to share this episode with Paul Sargysan today, who is one of the most successful up and coming men's coaches in the United States. I met Paul in 2018 when doing some work with the Junior National Team, and after just a few short…
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Discussing A New Model of Gymnastics Part 4 - Planning The Competitive Year

This lecture series has produced an enormous amount of conversation and positive feedback! I'm grateful that people value my opinions, and it has been awesome to hear everyone's constructive criticism. If you haven't been following along, …
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Discussing A New Model of Gymnastics Part 3 - Micro Principles

This lecture series has been getting some serious downloads and sparking discussions, which is great to see! Like I said in Part 1, I definitely do not have the golden answers. But I do think some of these principles are really important for…

Want Solutions To Your Gymnastics Coaching Headaches?

Gymnastics is in a crazy spot right now. COVID-19, Athlete A, and Gymnastics Alliance movement have (rightfully ) caused gymnastics to change at the fastest rate we have ever seen. It's quite the whirlwind. Most people working in gymnastics…
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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,…