October 25

The Value of Injury

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so – Hamlet, William Shakespeare If you’re naive enough to believe you can get the best out of your body (and, therefore, your life) without the risk of injury at some stage, you’re living in a fantasy. Either that or you’re happy to settle […]

September 21

Endurance Junkie Podcast Interview

Real pleasure talking to Peter Brees at Endurance Junkie Podcast about parkour, holistic movement, training for life and varying movement to help specialised endurance athletes avoid injury. Check it out! http://www.junkiepodcast.com/episodes/58-dan-edwardes/

August 04

A Philosophy of Coaching

One of the topics we focus on in our education programme, ADAPT, is the importance of analysing and developing your own philosophy of coaching. Coaching is more than just passing on knowledge and information, and it’s far more than just facilitating training sessions or activating participants. Coaching is a high-level human interaction skill, and as […]

August 04

24Life Magazine Feature

Honoured to be featured by the USA’s 24Life Magazine recently as part of their Project Summer / Game Changers series. I’ve always enjoyed collaborating with 24 Hour Fitness and have run some education and courses for them as well as contributing to their 24Life Magazine this year with a monthly series on movement training. This […]

July 23

Coaching Cues: The C6

  CUE-JUTSU #6 When it comes to cueing for coaching movement you’ve got to get it right. And there’s a lot to get right! I’ll always teach new coaches the C6 rule – and ask them to check their cueing against these 6 simple standards. So when cueing, ask yourself the following six simple questions […]

May 09

The Hero Forge Interview

Had a great time discussing the transformative practice that is parkour on The Hero Forge Podcast recently. Well worth subscribing. https://www.theheroforge.org/podcast/2017/4/9/episode-009-parkour-as-an-heroic-path

January 16

Move well then move fast and well.

Arguably the most important element of training for any discipline, goal or task is to be able to carry out the requisite movements with as much efficiency and as little stress on the body as possible. This is known as biomechanical fitness and is the ability of your entire system (bones, fascia, ligaments, tendons, muscles) […]