Why having a baby has made me a better coach

Why having a baby has made me a better coach

You may have noticed that we’ve been a bit quiet on our end over the last few months. We’ve been a bit pre-occupied due to the arrival of our new baby Elke Mae in August. Elke is now 9 months old and I’ve had some time to reflect on the past year. In particular, how...

Functional Conditioning for Tissu – Split Lunges

In part 2 of our series on functional conditioning for Tissu. We cover split lunges, another fantastic exercise for strengthening the gluteal muscles. By developing these muscle groups we provide strength and stability through the pelvis, helping to prevent injuries...
Aerial Silks, knees, and how to prevent injuries.

Aerial Silks, knees, and how to prevent injuries.

Last year, I was asked a question by another aerial coach, which was both intriguing, and at first a bit of a puzzler. She was wondering, “How do you prevent knee injuries on tissu when dropping to one knee?” This was a great question as I had not witnessed this...

Motor Learning Made Simple

Research has shown that regardless of the physical skill being taught, learners have some distinct commonalities. If we as coaches understand these similarities, we can use them to ensure success for our students. According to one of the earliest theorists in the area...