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: Beginner

Designed to be restorative and rehabilitative in nature. Can be performed anywhere with minimal or no equipment. Prepares the entire body to absorb force and creates a strong foundation to make further progressions safely. 50-60 minutes each session, concluded with breath work. Read More

Daily Spinal Movement Routine (aka Dr. Tommy John’s Spinal Hygiene)

“When you move your leg, your leg moves; when you move your arm, your arm moves; when you move your spine, you move.” A surefire way to warm up the diesel every AM before you take on your day. Read More