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Online Access to the Gymnastics Physical Preparation Masterclass with Nick Ruddock is Now Available!

Online Access to the Gymnastics Physical Preparation Masterclass with Nick Ruddock is Now Available!

Gymnastics News Network Last month I had the huge honor of being invited to speak in the United Kingdom along side Nick Ruddock. Nick has over 12 years of experience coaching at the elite and Olympic level of gymnastics. He has consulted with 12 gymnastics federations, multiple private clients, and has helped education 1000’s of gymnastics coaches in his travels. Now, ...

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It’s Finally Here!! My Brand New Online Course “Keys To Developing Flexibility and Strength in Gymnastics” Now Available

It’s Finally Here!! My Brand New Online Course “Keys To Developing Flexibility and Strength in Gymnastics” Now Available

Gymnastics News Network   I’m beyond excited to announce that my brand new online gymnastics course, “Keys to Developing Flexibility and Strength in Gymnastics” is officially here! I have been working nonstop with my good friend and Strength Coach, Rupert Egan, to create this online course that will give everyone involved in gymnastics the tools they need to maximize flexibility, increase strength skills, skyrocket ...

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5 Non Traditional Core Exercises Every Gymnast Should Use

5 Non Traditional Core Exercises Every Gymnast Should Use

Gymnastics News Network Every gymnast, gymnastics coach, strength coach, and medical provider knows that appropriate core development is essential for success and reduced injury in gymnastics. There are hundreds of gymnastics specific core strength exercises to pick from (presses/stalders, L holds, leg lifts, planks, arch/hollow rocks, etc), many of which need to be done on a regular basis. However, as I have progressed ...

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Assessing and Fixing The Dreaded “Pike Arch” Handstand: 6 Issues To Consider

Assessing and Fixing The Dreaded “Pike Arch” Handstand: 6 Issues To Consider

Gymnastics News Network The very commonly seen “pike arch” and rib flared handstand is something many gymnastics coaches and athletes are frustrated by. Although to the average person it may not seem like a big issue, in reality to the trained coach or medical provider it is known to be a something that can haunt a gymnast for many years ...

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How To Screen Gymnasts (Part 2)

How To Screen Gymnasts (Part 2)

Gymnastics News Network   Last week in Part 1 of this article, I offered a video clip where from a recent seminar where I went over screening principles I use with gymnasts. I discussed the value of subjective reports, the FMS / top tier SFMA, weight bearing ankle/wrist mobility, some basic strength, and landing mechanics. As I mentioned, this week I ...

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