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The Biggest Gymnastics Flexibility Mistakes I Made As A Younger Coach, and What I Do Now

Today’s podcast is a heavily requested topic I get asked about frequently. What is the best approach to flexibility? What have I learned? What have I changed? What do I do now when making flexibility programs? In this episode, I summarize…
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The Top 5 Best Active Split Flexibility Drills for Bigger Gymnastics Leaps

Split flexibility is essential for gymnasts if they want bigger jumps and leaps.  But, just doing static split stretching isn't enough to see progress and get jaw-dropping levels of flexibility to show up in skills. Jumps, leaps, dance elements,…
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The Exact Hip Flexibility Exercises I Use To Improve Splits and Pike Shapes in Gymnasts

Recently I put together a blog post that outlined exactly what shoulder flexibility exercises and circuits I give to gymnasts who struggle with handstands or pommel horse swings (find it here if interested). A ton of people said they really…
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Download My Free 10 Minute Hip and Shoulder Flexibility Circuits

fbq('track', 'ViewContent'); Every gymnastics coach or medical provider wants to have flexibility drills that do 3 things Get results (that actually stick around) Are safe Improve skills The problem is, we only have so…
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Are Oversplits Bad for Gymnasts? Combining Science and Real Life in the Gym For Safe, But Effective, Split Flexibility Methods

Talk about a catchy blog title, right? Before anyone thinks I'm here to set fires, I'm not. The goal of this blog post is to give gymnastics and the medical world information, tools, and practical strategies to approach the topic of split and…
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5 Common Misunderstandings About My Work In Gymnastics

Over the last year I have been teaching, writing, learning, sharing blogs, and talking more with a lot of people in the gymnastics world. I try my best to be very transparent with people who follow my work, explaining as much as I can and…
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Gymnastics, Please Stop These Stretches (Part 3)

In the first part of this article series I covered pushing passive hyper extension for the back hip of splits, then in the second part I covered skin the cats / hyper flexion stretches. Also, before you dig in more, remember you can download…