Performance Coaching

September 15, 2021

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 […]
July 21, 2021

CGP Ep402 Spencer Tatum | Training Jon Rahm

Spencer Tatum @WINTHEDAY10 is one of the top performance coaches on the planet and dear and close friend of the Coach. Years of hard work paid off this season with his long time student Jon Rahm @jonrahm winning the US Open Championship. Jon has had a ton of success on the @pgatour with help from […]
June 2, 2021

CGP Ep395 Decisions Minor or Major

Isn’t it funny how we will lament over the small decisions in life and flippantly make huge choices without blinking an eye. You spend more time planning your wedding day than investigating whether the  person you are about to marry is worthy of sharing your special day. You read books and take pregnancy classes to […]
May 12, 2021

CGP Ep392 Cook Like The Coach!

In today’s episode you learn to cook like the Coach. Many people don’t know that the Coach is not just a passionate lover but also dabbles in the dark art of cooking. Ohh yeah! You want to saute a little passion in your paella? Broil up some heat in your rutabaga? We go DEEP into […]
May 5, 2021

CGP Ep391 Mike Weir: Team Approach to Building a Champion

This episode I share how the @mytpi Team Approach helped The Champ Mike Weir @mweirsy win his first Champions Tour event. The main focus with Mike from day one has been to create a body that compliments what Coach Blackburn @blackburngolf is doing with his swing. Mike has an incredible work ethic and has always […]
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 […]
January 14, 2016

The 40 Year Old Plan for Crushing Life!

Getting old sucks! Back hurts, constipation, the solar panel on your head is increasing in diameter, you have scary moles that need to get checked and you just can’t get rid of that spare tire! You have convinced yourself that the “Dad Bod” is in! Ohh well I guess its all a part of getting […]
December 23, 2015

A Strength Coach’s Perspective FMS, SFMA, TPI

I get asked all the time “Are you an FMS guy? Do you use the SFMA? Which one is better? I thought you were a TPI guy why would you use the FMS?” The answer to these questions is YES! I use the FMS, SFMA and TPI screens, as well as a ton of other […]
December 17, 2015

CGP Ep104 Push It or Rest It?

Should you train when your tired, sore or unmotivated? Is it better to push through regardless of what your body is telling you or should you base the intensity of your workout on your current state? What if you had technology that would tell you if you were “ready” for battle? In this episode I […]
December 12, 2015

Level 1 Kinoga

Level 1 Kinoga The Level 1 Kinoga is a movement based body prep that includes mobility, stability, and rotational sling activation while challenging your proprioception. Perform this warm up before your Level 1 Exercise Session. Sequence: Knee to Chest Open Up the Hip Pull Knee Across Quad Stretch with Reach Adductor Iso Stretch x2 Rotary […]
December 2, 2015

Rotational Power Xperiment

Rotational Power Workout is a real time workout video that you can follow along with or just watch and get some great new exercise and coaching tips! The Rotational Power Xperiment is a video I created which was initially meant to be a DVD. One of my professional x-treme sports athletes Devun Walsh shared with […]