Coaching Tips & Techniques

October 19, 2021

CGP Ep415 Weight Loss & Body Composition

Does your weight really matter? Im sure you have had times in your life where you looked great even though the scale said you are 3lbs over and other times that it says you lost 5lbs and you look like shit! Its all about body composition people! How do you measure yourself? Scale? Tape measure? […]
October 13, 2021

CGP Ep414 Comedy of Errors Leads to Success

I love it when people ask me how I became a stand up comic? The same way I became a collegiate athlete and an entrepreneur! Mix passion, consistent unmatched work ethic with a set of cojones and you have all the ingredients to accomplish pretty much anything in life. The cool thing is that all […]
October 7, 2021

CGP Ep 413 Getting Cut from Peleton

Getting cut can be the best thing that ever happens to you. Making the team may feel good but in the long run it teaches you nothing. If you have never been cut you have never pushed your potential. The lessons I have learnt from losing have made me the winner I am today. And […]
September 24, 2021

CGP Ep411 Performance Guru Greg Redman

My pal Greg Redman @wavephysio and I go DEEP on this week’s pod. What do we go DEEP on? Screening Olympic athletes and the tweaks that are made to their programs based on those findings. What is really important to performance for our high performance athletes and what you should be doing in your “middle […]
September 15, 2021

CGP Ep410 Testing Part Deux

This topic needed 2 parts to break it down fully. Part 1 we went into the “why” and formulated some context for the conversation about testing. We discussed the key elements that I test for and what we are specifically looking at. We discussed tools for measuring and whether or not they need to be […]
September 8, 2021

CGP Ep409 Testing for High Performance Athletes Part 1

The start of the 2022 PGATour, NFL, NHL and NBA are just around the corner. This means it is time to test our professional athletes and get a baseline for the year. Testing lets us know where the athlete stands on a functional movement level, strength and power outputs, neuromuscular function and readiness to compete. […]
September 2, 2021

CGP Ep408 Checklist What WONT U Stand For?

Most people know what they want and what they stand for. But how many of you are crystal clear on what you WONT stand for? I write out my weekly checklist every Monday morning and at the top of each page I write what I stand for and even more importantly what I WONT stand […]
August 20, 2021

CGP Ep406 S.P.A.C.E Golf’s Final Frontier

My mentor Dave Phillips @mytpidave shared with me the concept of SPACE. Dave said every golfer, and every athlete for that matter, needs SPACE to be successful. SPACE is an acronym for Speed-Power-Accuracy-Consistency-Effeciency. Each of these elements are critical for success in the game of golf. Problem is, most golfers focus on 1 or 2 […]
August 12, 2021

CGP Ep405 Speed & Agility Meeting of the Minds

I just got off the @perfrom Better Meeting of the Minds Panel Webinar on the topic of Speed & Agility. It was an amazing debate with superstar co-presenters Ian Jeffreys, Bill Parisi and John Graham. We went DEEEP into the topic and I was fired up! I had too much pent up energy and in […]
August 4, 2021

CGP Ep404 Ian Jeffreys talks Speed & Agility

Ian is one of the World’s top speed and agility specialists. The first time I saw Ian speak at @perform_better Summit I knew instantly that we would be pals! Humble confidence mixed with kindness and passion. His book, Game Speed is a game changer. In this episode we talk about how agility is not what […]
September 15, 2021

CGP Ep410 Testing Part Deux

This topic needed 2 parts to break it down fully. Part 1 we went into the “why” and formulated some context for the conversation about testing. We discussed the key elements that I test for and what we are specifically looking at. We discussed tools for measuring and whether or not they need to be […]
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 […]