The SHIFT Show is an educational podcast to help people get the tools, ideas, and latest science they need to help change athletes lives. It is hosted by Dr. Dave Tilley a Sports Physical Therapist, Gymnastics Coach, Strength and Conditioning Coach, International Lecturer, and the CEO of SHIFT movement Science.
Training Hours in Young Gymnasts, Coach/Parent Boundaries, and Training High Level Gymnasts Safely with Lindsey Stancil
I'm excited to be joined by Lindsey Stancil, a high-level coach in the Pennsylvania area. She shares some alternative points of view on controversial and complex topics. Having a different perspective to me, a middle-level coach, and medical provider. We DISCUSS training hours. The importance of making sure you have a strong mission statement for yourself. HOW to train those hard skills to young talented gymnasts. The PRESSURE of parents. PRACTICAL advice to build a better environment in your gym.
John Orozco Discusses His Elite Gymnastics Career and Offers Advice on Overcoming Injuries
Today on the podcast I am super grateful to be joined by accomplished and noted USA Elite MAG Gymnast John Orozco. He shares the highs and lows of his career and what he's learned from them, giving advice to the younger generation. We DISCUSS how you develop a young, elite-level athlete without putting extra volume or extra numbers on them. The RISKS of rushing back from injury and how to deal with that as an athlete. WHAT can we do to ensure gymnastics is enjoyable for everyone's experience?
Mike Reiman on Hip Dysplasia/Microinstability Injuries and Finding Success as a Clinician
Today on the podcast I geek out with physical therapy researcher, Mike Reiman. One of the most stressful areas for clinicians & coaches is hip injuries, hypermobile, loose gymnast hips. We DISCUSS the DIFFERENCE between Hip dysplasia and or instability. The IMPORTANCE of mentorship, what it really is, and how to approach someone. DECIPHERING protocols for hip surgeries. HOW somebody can be stiff and loose at the same time. ALSO…Mike’s top ADVICE for new grads.
Why The Human Matters More Than The Gymnast
Today on the podcast, I had a great chat with Rebecca Smith who asked me to come on an Instagram Live and talk about, creating cultures where people can feel safe and progression towards high-level goals. We DISCUSS the type of culture that allows athletes to be happy and successful. Is winning at all costs worth it? If you're EXPECTING that success will bring you happiness, then it never will. HOW to help kids communicate, develop a voice and empower them. The IMPORTANCE of choice and consent.
Sarah Korngold Discusses Developing Elite Level Gymnastics, Putting The Athlete First, and Building Cultures
In this week's podcast, I was excited to chat with another member of the Ascend Gymnastics Team. With Elite and NCAA success, Sarah Korngold has achieved this with her progressive philosophy. We DISCUSS the culture of her gym and WHAT they do to be successful. WHAT foundations and basics you need to do at the lower levels to be successful on beam. Sarah’s thoughts and drills for beam flexibility. ALSO… FEARS and mental blocks, what to do to help overcome them.
Exactly How To Build a Gymnastics Strength Program in 2021 with Nick Ruddock and Dan Lonsdale
How do you build a strength program for gymnast in 2021 from scratch?
I enlisted the help of my good friends Dan Lonsdale and Nick Ruddock to combined our brains and literally build a strength program from scratch!
Check out the blog post which has FREE downloadable templates of our strength program, blank templates, along with some extra recourses myself. Watch on YouTube to see us sharing the screen, writing down the exact things that we would do along with videos of the exercises.