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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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…
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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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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…
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…
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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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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,…
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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.