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Olivia Karas on NCAA Gymnastics, Michigan, and Challenges of Commentating

Today on the podcast I am very excited to bring you another wonderful episode with former collegiate gymnast Olivia Karas. Former J.O gymnast, Oliva studied at The University of Michigan graduating with a bachelor's degree in Communication…
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Megan Skaggs on Florida Gymnastics, Managing NCAA, and the Tiny Bows Project

Today on the podcast I am joined by Megan Skaggs a recently graduated student-athlete at the University of Florida,  where she competed for the Gators. A former US National Gymnastics Team member, Megan represented the US internationally…
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The Gymnastics College Recruiting Guide with Jill Hicks

Today on the podcast I'm very excited to bring you a conversation with Jill Hicks who is a consultant advisor helping athletes and parents with the college recruiting process. A former elite gymnast and college gymnast at Oregon State University,…
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5 Steps for Getting Strength & Skills In Gymnastics Off Season

Today we have a quick, very high value, very actionable item podcast. I have been very fortunate to travel and talk with many college coaches and elite coaches from around the world consulting about summer training and the year ahead. Instead…
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Building Explosive Power in Gymnasts with Hybrid Strength Programs (Part 2)

Today on the podcast is part two of the lectures I was asked to present by the Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association, to all of the NCAA coaches on strength conditioning for gymnasts. Part two is focused on the exact weightlifting exercises…
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Building Explosive Power in Gymnasts with Hybrid Strength Programs (Part 1)

Today on the podcast I was asked by the Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association, to give lectures to all of the NCAA coaches on strength and conditioning for gymnasts. A blended model, which is gymnastic specific, rope climbs and handstands,…
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Is There an Overtraining Problem in Gymnastics Culture?

Today on the podcast, is an interview I was asked to do with Temple Landry, who was an Elite Gymnast from Twin City Twisters in Minnesota and is heading to Stanford in a few years to compete.  She approached me with a project she is doing…
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Must Hear Advice for NCAA Gymnasts and Coaches To Have Their Best Competition Season

This week on the podcast I am extremely excited to share with everyone, a lecture I gave to Yale Gymnastics Team.  I was asked to speak to them in their preseason about a few different topics ranging from; how they can get ready for preseason…
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Combatting Achilles Tears in NCAA Gymnastics (Part 1)

Introduction Achilles injuries, and more specifically Achilles tendon ruptures, have come to light as a massive problem in NCAA gymnastics. They exist on the men's side, but are clearly a bigger issue within the women's artistic world. Although…

Advice to College Gymnasts from Sam Peszek, Jake Dalton, Bridget Sloan, Danusia Francis, and Dave Durante

I've been working on this project for a long time, and I'm so pumped that it's finally ready for everyone to check out. If I'm being honest, I had a love-hate relationship with my college gymnastics career. On one hand, it provided me with…