CUE-JUTSU #6 When it comes to cueing for coaching movement you’ve got to get it right. And there’s a
Arguably the most important element of training for any discipline, goal or task is to be able to carry out
The very best coaches understand this simple truth: what you say and how you say it matters. A lot. Good
It’s a very cool title isn’t it: Extreme Sports! Often seen with a dropped ‘E’ so you get some form
What I have learned over the years of training is that no matter how you evolve your body it really
One question I’ve been asked countless times over the years by fitness professionals, physiotherapists, sport scientists and general public alike
The deconstruction of movement in the fitness industry is rife. I’ve encountered so many ‘experts’ and methods that reduce what
The buzzword ‘functional’ has become so misused that it now means next to nothing, and for effective training I favour practical movement over functional fitness any day of the week.
It is quite common for us as practitioners of parkour, I think, having broken a new jump or mastered a
You ready for this? You need to stop exercising. And you need to start moving instead. What do I mean
Parkour – that explosive visual spectacle of superhuman movement feats you now see in every Hollywood action movie and TV
Athletes call it ‘the zone’; Maslow named it ‘peak experience’; the martial arts of Japan dubbed it mushin or ‘no-mind’;
I made that jump to find out who I was. And in that process of self-discovery there is growth, there is improvement, there is transformation. I know now that the person who landed was different – subtly, but significantly – from the person who took off. I had gained something, understood something about myself on an experiential level.
Occasionally we get asked why the ADAPT Qualifications are so physically demanding, when in principle they are only coaching qualifications?
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