December 1, 2016I grew up in professional hockey dressing rooms since I was about two years of age. This lifestyle meant I got to see how men of character related to each other — men like Gordie Howe.
November 3, 2016As professionals in an internet age, our message can spread far and we need to spread our message well and properly. Recently, Fabio Zonin and I had a stumble, but we turned it into a teachable moment.
October 4, 2016A lot of kettlebell practitioners feel pressure where the kettlebell rests on the forearm during a get-up. Not properly applying the pressure in this situation can be a pain in the forearm, quite literally.
July 26, 2016If you’ve signed up for the SFG Level I Cert, or are considering it, then read this article, put the tools to work, and know you can and will pass your test.
February 4, 2016Team Leaders, Seniors, and Masters are positions of trust and responsibility in the StrongFirst community. It is my honor to present to you the SFGs stepping into or moving up in leadership roles within SFG.
November 8, 2016Group exercise trainers need a class template they can easily adjust at the last minute. A template that works regardless of the experience and ability level of each student. A proven plan. If a class template like that is what you’re after, keep reading.
October 13, 2016As a researcher in individual differences, I suspect there is a perfect training program for you today and a different perfect program for you next year. To find that program, you have to be both a student and scientist of strength.
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.
June 16, 2016More coaches are learning about body positive approaches that make high-quality training available and accessible to more people. Here's how to find the coach for you.
August 25, 2015The following is the visual, or intrinsic cuing, I use to help my students understand the confusing squat cues I personally wasn’t able to process early on.