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Maile Okeefe on Her Elite Gymnastics Career, Utah, and NCAA Growth

Today on the podcast is 2 time NCAA champion and achieving a perfect 10 score not once but 4 times, Maile O’Keefe. Former International Elite gymnast from Salcianu Elite Academy of Gymnastics, Malie had phenomenal success at National and…
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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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3 Key Gymnastics Topics Shoulder PreHab, Achilles Tears, and Strength Programs

Today in the podcast we are bringing you something very exciting, a little behind the scenes a peek at something we've been doing for the Shift community. I run an online group called The Hero Lab, in which we have a private discussion forum…
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Achilles Tears in NCAA Gymnastics - A Must Have Conversation

Today on the podcast, we had a little bit of an emergency shuffling of the podcasts as I felt this one really needed to go out.  Obviously, there is a huge issue with Achilles tears in NCAA women's gymnastics and this is a problem that has…
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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…