Skill/Athletic Performance Pyramid

“Moral of the story? Get stronger and skill improves regardless. Don’t train skill without having a base upon which to grow, as strength is the limiting factor in every movement. When your foundation improves, everything above it becomes more solid, and you can dedicate as much time to perfecting your skill as you’d like, in a safe manner.  And if you’re going to sign your kid up for private lessons, make sure he/she can balance on one leg, squat, bend, rotate, and push/pull all while breathing through their nose, or else you’re better off throwing your money into a volcano.” Read More

Training Foundation: Intermediate

A progression from the Beginner Program, which includes Olympic Style lifts. Designed to be restorative and rehabilitative in nature. Can be performed anywhere with minimal. Prepares the entire body to absorb force and adds more dynamic movements and high-weight/low-volume strength work to an already growing strong foundation. Read More

What We Can Learn from “The TB12 Method”

“Today, I look back and think, Thank God I did it differently. Thank God I had the courage to step outside the conventional wisdom. Thank God I followed what my heart, mind, and body were always telling me—that the things we were working on would allow me to do things that I always wanted to accomplish in my sport.” Read More

Overlying Principle of Strength-Rehab/Training

“Principle: ALL injuries are caused by the body’s inability to absorb force (You can stop reading now if you get it. In case you want it broken down further, here we go…) Musculature is the primary force absorbing structure in the body, and failure to absorb force properly could occur if…” Read More