Coaches Corner

SKILL VS PHYSIOLOGICAL ADAPTATION

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What’s the biggest limiting factor holding you back?   When an athlete comes to me asking for ways to improve a specific movement it usually comes down to being an issue of skill / technique or physiological adaptation.  These can be easily confused and can sometimes require additional information.   Skill   A skill is […]

Gymnastics

6 STATIC POSITIONS YOU SHOULD PRACTICE

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Want to improve your strength and stability of your joints? Static holds are a great way to increase the time under tension needed to build joint durability. These 6 positions train different parts of the body to hold the joint(s) in a stable position. This forces the muscles and tendons to adapt and build strength […]

Gymnastics

MOVEMENT VIRTUOSITY

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Make the difficult things look easy.   Movement virtuosity in the gym is showing high technical skill when performing a movement.   This is easily recognized when someone looks extremely comfortable in the bottom of an overhead squat. When learning to overhead squat, some people can get into that bottom position with ease, but for […]