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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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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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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,…
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How to Have Your Best Competitive Gymnastics Season Part 3 - In Season

This week on the podcast is part three of the four-part series which we have already had some great feedback from; on how to get the most success out of the competitive year in gymnastics. Firstly we explored and discussed the foundational…
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How to Have Your Best Competitive Gymnastics Season Part 2 - Pre Season

Today on the podcast is part two of the four-part series that has been highly requested by my online group The Hero Lab, about how to get the most success out of the competitive year in gymnastics. Planing for the gymnastics competitive year…
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How to Have Your Best Competitive Gymnastics Season Part 1 - Foundations

This week on the podcast, we are kicking off an extremely exciting four-part adventure that has been highly requested by people in my online group; Hero Lab, about how to get the most success out of the competitive year in gymnastics. If…