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Jordyn Wieber on Arkansas Gymnastics Growth, Culture, and The Upcoming NCAA Season

Today on the podcast I'm very fortunate and excited to have on Jordyn Wieber, head coach of Arkansas gymnastics to chat about her transition from her own gymnastics career to becoming a head coach of a successful College Team. A phenomenal…
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Overcoming Mental Blocks, Anxiety, and Low Confidence in Gymnastics with Rebecca Smith

Today on the podcast, I had a great chat with former gymnast, coach, and Gymnastics Mental Skills expert Rebecca Smith. Founder and CEO of Complete Performance Coaching, Rebecca helps high achievers thrive under pressure allowing kids to…
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Are Ankle Weights, Oversplits, and Aggressive Hip Flexibility Drills Bad for Gymnasts? Why & What To Do Instead

Today on the podcast is Physical Therapist and former Collegiate gymnast Kaysha Heck, PT, DPT, SCS discussing hip flexibility and injuries. Kaysha has unfortunately had a lot of hip injuries herself as a result of outdated flexibility methods…
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5 Ways For NCAA, Club, and Elite Gymnasts To Increase Competition Season Performance & Reduce Injury Risk

This week's podcast is a survival guide for club, college, and elite gymnasts to tackle meet season. In compulsories and younger years you train a little less intensively and meets aren’t as frequent but as you get into optional levels…
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The Gymnastics Injury Concepts Everyone Must Know

This week's podcast is the first lecture from our recent and very popular 2022 Gymnastics Rehabilitation Virtual Summit. The three-day event was aimed at helping medical providers who work with gymnasts, gymnastic coaches, and S&C coaches…
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Building S&C Programs for Rehabilitation vs Sports Performance Roundtable

What is the difference between programming rehab versus programming for sports performance? Today on the podcast I am joined by fellow experts and colleagues from Champion Physical Therapy and Performance to explore this topic. Performance…
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Helping Gymnasts With Anxiety, Depression, and Mental Health Struggles ft. Dr. Marcia Faustin, MD

Today I believe we have one of the most important podcasts produced by Shift, a discussion with Dr. Marcia Faustin about athletes' mental health.    ⚠️ Trigger Warning ⚠️ In this episode, we discuss heavy content around…
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What Coaches Need To Know About Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the most important, but most complex topics for gymnastics coaches, parents, and athletes to understand. While we don't think that coaches/parents should be expert nutritionists (they should work with professionals) it…
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Hip Injuries in Gymnastics – A Complete Guide

Hip pain is extremely common in gymnasts. Despite the research saying that only 3.1-5.7% of all injuries in gymnastics occur in the hip, the reality is that it is much more common. Injuries like hamstring growth plate inflammation (ischial apophysitis),…
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Exactly How To Improve Shoulder Mobility

Today I am very excited to bring to you a second episode I did as a guest, on my good friend Chad Vaughn's phenomenal podcast; The Barbell Mobility Podcast.  Chad is a two-time Olympic weightlifter, now a phenomenal Olympic weightlifting…