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 […]
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 […]
Mike will cringe when he reads this but the fact is, he is a mentor of mine and has been a huge influence on the strength coach and Perform Better presenter I have become today! I will never forget the day I was introduced to his book Functional Training for Sports. It defined a generation of strength coaches […]
The Mentorship Podcast, the series where my former Mentoree becomes my Mentor. Carina @coachcarinapt is the “Mama Bear” for the Mentorship family! She has a such an amazing way of seeing life for what it is and pushing you to maximize your career. Down to earth and constantly mining deeper for the meaning of life. […]
Slow it down, speed it up, change direction, add complexity, add resistance, over speed, increase neural load and then do it again! If you want to refine athleticism you need to challenge yourself in as many ways as possible. Do it in the gym and see the results on the field of battle. I always […]
The Mentorship Podcast, the series where my former Mentoree becomes my Mentor. In this edition we have Sergey Nazarov @solid.sergey who was one of my first Mentorees and since then has been not only a Mentor but a great friend. From his humble beginnings in communist Russia, he excelled to become a National Team Member […]
You shot a 78 in competition and feel like you are the worst golfer in the world. You lost your clients due to a pandemic and economic downturn and now you are questioning your ability to be a coach. You and your significant other are fighting all the time over money, business or the kids […]
The Mentorship Podcast, the series where my former Mentoree becomes my Mentor. We are excited to offer this Podcast on YouTube for those of you who prefer a visual format. Please subscribe, write a review and rate to help us grow the podcast! The podcast is free but your support is invaluable! This week’s show […]
“Live in the present. The Power of Now.” We all know we need to live in the NOW but many of you or your clients are allowing the past to dictate the actions of the future self. I have worked with countless athletes who under perform due to past failures they carry with them to […]
Fat Face Rick, “He Ain’t Weak, Thats The Starting Point!” That line in the Wire changed the way I approached coaching from that day forward. It all made sense when my young student Cliff sat up and looked me right in the eye and said, “It’s this gym Coach! It’s changed my life! I have […]
I travel a ton. I hate treadmills. I love seeing new cities and need a good workout. What could be better than experiencing a city you have never visited before by running and using the terrain from some of the city landmarks? In this edition of the http://labx.tv Urban Workout I am in Chicago […]
Adam Hadwin plays in the US Open today. In 2011 he finished T39 and hopes to improve on that this week at Merion. Here is a video featuring some of Adam’s off season training. Follow Adam on twitter @ahadwingolf and cheer him on!
This video is near and dear to my heart. Lacrosse has always been one of my favourite sports and I played both box and field lacrosse growing up. If I had put the same number of hours I spent throwing a ball against a wall into piano I would be a world class concert pianist. […]
Perform Better 2012 is all about pushing the fitness industry forward. Jason Glass Xperiments with Explosive Rotational Power. Load Xpload to hit the ball harder, through longer and strike with more force.