Author: Brandon Hetzler
Brandon Hetzler is a Certified Athletic Trainer who serves as the Manager for Mercy Sports Medicine in Springfield, Missouri, where he oversees the Sports Medicine program as well as the Sports Performance program. He helped to develop the curriculum for and teaches in the Masters of Athletic Training degree at Missouri State University. He is a former StrongFirst Certified Senior Instructor and holds several additional credentials in multiple training disciplines.
Brandon is the co-creator of Movement Restoration, LLC and the Athletic Development Institute, LLC. He has written a book titled Movement Restoration, which proves anyone with enough free time and persistence can write a book. He teaches several workshops every year and when he is not traveling to teach, he spends his time trying to keep his wife, son, and dog in line and going strong.
March 14, 2017When we start viewing the press and the pull as more similar than different, this opens the door from a programming standpoint. What is the logic and science behind this? Read on.
September 20, 2016I believe in a saying that states, “If you are unwilling to be taught, you are unworthy to teach.” So even though I am the one normally instructing at Certifications, I decided to take the SFG Level I as a student this time.
August 14, 2014The American swing (also known as the overhead swing, or OH swing): Is it good or is it bad? This is a tougher question to answer than it appears on the surface.
April 1, 2014Crawling might be popular in fitness right now, but the get-up has all the same benefits plus many more to offer. Let's compare the two, and I'll explain.
November 20, 2012If you think you understand the importance of the psoas, ask yourself these questions. If you don't know the answers, then it will benefit you and your clients if you keep reading.
March 2, 2017Putting myself in a position to be uncomfortable while training to manage the suck of the Sinister protocol was not the problem. Finding time consistently to do this was. Thus, the Simply Sinister program was born.
July 6, 2015For those of us in the business of getting people strong, we may need to reevaluate how we do that for each athlete. Let's look at the science of pressing for tall people.
May 21, 2014By examining the neurodevelopmental sequence in toddlers, we can see how the press plank proves to be a useful exercise in increasing our shoulder stability and press strength.
July 8, 2013Is stretching fixing your problem? If not, maybe you are doing it wrong—or maybe your actual problem isn’t being addressed at all and it has nothing to do with stretching.