The (FMS) kids are alright: Notes from Functional Movement Screen Level 2

This past weekend I had the pleasure of travelling to Melbourne, Victoria to attend the Functional Movement Screen Level 2 course instructed by the jovial Behnad Honarbakhsh of Functional Movement Systems and Fit To Train, and hosted by Andrew Read of Dragon Door Australia. As with all of the Functional Movement Systems material, and being [...]

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A road unimpeded and well lit

...Originally posted 29/12/2011 on Fitness Sphere where I also now contribute, I thought readers here might benefit aswell. Before indulging in preferred training strategies that I use and that perhaps may or may not be familiar to many readers here, as well as offer the context in which I believe these strategies best fit, I [...]

Look you beyond the trees; a forest lies

The introduction of the joint-by-joint theory several years ago initiated a dramatic paradigm shift in the way that I and certainly many other coaches, trainers and therapists view the human body and its movement and training requirements. Although remarkable in its simple complexity, its application woven into the FMS is nothing shy of magic and [...]