Complex movement is not just a physical exercise, but a cognitive one.
Motivating yourself is easy at the start, or when you are in phases of obvious progress: the process in itself is the reward at such times. But it won’t always be this way. ..
Understand that true mastery can only come from deep immersion within a practice. It has to become part of who you are…
It asks you difficult questions; probes your weak spots; identifies the parts that are broken. Then it demands that you fix them..
the greatest practices humans have yet created are those which train the entire individual, not just the athlete in us.
An inevitability of positive, intentional adaptation is that you will not initially see what the solution to a problem will be. If you could, the adaptive principle would not be necessary…
Too often we are taught to break apart the body and look at it as a series of problems; to fragment it in order to make the complexity of human movement more manageable, and injuries more fixable. But we pay a hidden and enormous price for this…
The floor is a hard, unforgiving taskmaster. But the floor never hits you – you hit the floor: so learn to control the contact and it will soften dramatically.
The best training programmes must be tailored for the recipient, and the best coaches will make sure this happens…
An absolute unexpected honour to be featured in the Independent and Lucozade Sport’s Top Ten ‘Mover’s List’ for individuals making a contribution to getting the UK population active and moving.
Is your own training defeating you? Growing up in the martial arts, I encountered so many teachers who were broken.
Had a great chat with Michael Boll of 21st Century Learning about why parkour is the perfect antidote to inactivity
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so – Hamlet, William Shakespeare If you’re naive enough
One of the topics we focus on in our education programme, ADAPT, is the importance of analysing and developing your
CUE-JUTSU #6 When it comes to cueing for coaching movement you’ve got to get it right. And there’s a