Coaching Tips & Techniques

February 17, 2021

CGP Ep380 Managing Stress

I know how you feel. I feel it too. Just when you thought you had it figured out you lost your shit. I get it. Now whatcha gunna do about it? What do you do when you get overwhelmed with stress? Punch something, bitch and moan to a friend, drink like a fish, drive fast […]
February 4, 2021

CGP Ep378 Bring Your Backstage to the Forefront

The great Geddy Lee once said “All the World’s indeed a stage and we are merely playas!” later to be plagiarized by William Shakespeare. Our Frontstage is what we project to the world. Through our social media, the fake smile at checkout, the version we share of ourselves on a first date and the way […]
January 23, 2021

CGP Ep376 Junior’s Journey to College Special featuring Coach Melissa Luellen

In this bonus episode we jump deep into the murky waters of junior golf and collegiate golf. Cover topics like selecting a college and how to navigate the highly competitive world of junior golf. What tournaments should my child play? What college is the best choice for my student? What kind of questions should I […]
January 6, 2021

CGP Ep373 Stay in YOUR Lane!

Hey! Yeah YOU! How about you stay in YOUR lane?  I am asking you to do this for your own good. I know it seems like going outside your lane and getting involved in other people’s lanes would be more productive but….its not. FOCUS!!!! In this episode I share numerous examples where putting your energy […]
December 30, 2020

CGP Ep372 New Year’s Solution for your Resolution

If you know the Coach you will know that I HATE New Year’s resolutions. The thought of starting something new on the first day of the new year is silly. If this thing that you are committing to was so important you would have started it a long time ago! I have a better idea […]
December 23, 2020

CGP Ep371 The Glass & Gill Holiday Show

More anticipated than the arrival of Old Saint Nick himself, its the Glass & Gill Show! If you are new to the Glass & Gill Show its a series that is normally recorded while these two buddies travel the globe together and enjoy an adult beverage after 2 days of performing on stage! But in […]
December 17, 2020

CGP Ep370 Dr Emily Splichal

Dr Emily Splichal @dremilydpm is one of the world’s leading experts in enhancing performance through barefoot science. This makes for a rather stimulating conversation between Emily and the Coach! In this episode they go DEEP into neuroscience, mechanoreceptors, balance training, motor and sensory homunculus, and everything that connects the nervous system to performance. Dr. Emily […]
December 2, 2020

Deconstructing The SQUAT!

There are few more debated exercises in the world of strength and conditioning than the squat. Not whether we should squat or not squat but how? Knees out? Front or back? Ass to grass or avoid the butt wink at all costs? Single leg, split or bilateral? Strength coaches debate these concepts to exhaustion and […]
November 18, 2020

CGP Ep366 Coach Don Fleming

Coach Don Fleming is the man that inspired me to be the coach I am today. I was extremely lucky to have Coach Fleming at a time in my life when I was figuring out the world and how I could fit in it. He was my Richmond Hill High School PhysEd instructor and coached […]
November 11, 2020

CGP Ep365 Deconstructing the Deadlift

The deadlift is my one of my favourite patterns for rotational athletes…but not for the reasons you may think! The deadlift is one of the greatest vertical thrust exercises on the planet….but that’s not why I love it. In this episode we go DEEP into the Hip Hinge and how rotational athletes can use the […]
November 11, 2020

CGP Ep365 Deconstructing the Deadlift

The deadlift is my one of my favourite patterns for rotational athletes…but not for the reasons you may think! The deadlift is one of the greatest vertical thrust exercises on the planet….but that’s not why I love it. In this episode we go DEEP into the Hip Hinge and how rotational athletes can use the […]
May 13, 2020

Rotational Slings & Things

Slings are groups of muscles that work together to create movement, resist movement and assist in controlling the movement created by other slings. It is important as fitness professionals to understand how they work so you can assess their function and correct faulty or compensatory movements created by dysfunctional sling activation. We also need to […]
October 31, 2018

CGP 262 Vertical Thrust Fundamentals & Squat Blossoms

Sometimes we get so far ahead of ourselves looking for the next big break thorough in training that we forget the power of the fundamentals. We often bypass the basics for the sexy stuff and in doing so miss an opportunity to create a solid foundation upon all quality training is built upon. In this […]
October 30, 2018

The Squat, Bracing & Vertical Thrust Fundamentals

The Squat, Deadlift and Lunge are the basic fundamental vertical thrust patterns. In this post I will focus on the squat. The benefits of the squat has been debated on and argued for centuries. The squat is good for you, the squat is bad for you, the squat cures cancer, the squat will turn you […]
July 5, 2016

Egoscue Patch The Full Movie

This video is a special Next Level full feature film. This is the full length version with all the coaching cues and technique notes from my experience on the PATCH with the Egoscue Master Brian Bradley. Pay close attention to the exercises, physical demands placed on the athlete, the affect of limitations on the efficiency […]
February 20, 2016

#YOJAY 4 | Weight Training 4 The Rotational Athlete | Rory McIlroy

#YOJAY was designed for this week’s debate! Sometimes a present lands in your lap and you have a choice. Take it or share it. What do you think The Coach would do? Share of course! The Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee criticized Rory McIlroy about his strength training program which is overseen by training guru Steve […]