I was a collegiate gymnast and have been coaching gymnastics for 15 years. I work as a Sports Physical Therapist, Strength and Conditioning coach, and optional gymnastics coach in Boston MA. I’m also really fortunate that I get to travel the world and teach about performance and sports medicine concepts.
I started SHIFT in 2013 with one goal.
Help people change the lives of athletes they work with.
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With so much happening in our sport, many people have been asking "why has it taken so long to change?"
It's a good question. While there are thousands of great gymnastics professionals who are constantly learning, keeping a growth mindset,…
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It's no secret that I'm a massive fan of Ellie Black, particularly her approach to strength and conditioning programs.
She regularly uses external loading, weights, and "non gymnastics' type strength programming to compliment what she does…
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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…
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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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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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This site is oriented to my opinions and thoughts regarding the subject matter. Please keep in mind that application of this material is a personal choice, and in no way is the author responsible for those choices. Readers are encouraged to only operate within their scope of practice. Examination, treatment, intervention, and rehabilitation for athletes should only be performed by a licensed medical professional. Anyone experiencing pain, discomfort, abnormal sensation, or other symptoms should stop immediately from any advice offered and seek formal medical care.