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Erwan goes NorCal!

MovNat Day 5

We got to bed late last night and were up early this morning. No breakfast but we did brew up some stout cups of Yerba Mate to clear the fog and get us ready for our final day’s challenge. We started off retesting our first day movement standards and everyone smoked their previous performance despite… Continue Reading

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MovNat Day 4

I wanted to mention Erwan’s presentation from last night as I put up the day 3 blog post before I saw it. The topic was human metabolism and it focused on the interplay of hormones such as insulin and growth hormone in performance,  health and disease. For me it’s refreshing to arrive at an event… Continue Reading

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MovNat Day 3

Today started…a little late. Everyone is fairly beat up from training so we slept in until about 8:30 and then fixed an epic breakfast to fuel us through the day. After breakfast we did a very low intensity warm-up/mobility session. This was performed on the grass, in the sun and it worked the aches and… Continue Reading

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MovNat Day 2

To give context to a rather interesting breakthrough I had today I need to mention one of the movement screens we did first thing yesterday. In addition to hanging and squat mobility we performed a simple jump and land exercise that involved jumping from a 2”x4” piece of wood to another piece. The distance between… Continue Reading

Big Kids Play Ground!

MovNat-Day 1!

MovNat Day 1-Tuesday Richard did a fantastic review of the MovNat Awakening course he attended, make sure to check it out. I’ll try to not be too redundant but the Expansion course is similar in content to the Awakening course, so this is inevitable to some degree.   We kicked the day off with a… Continue Reading

MovNat: I’m in!

I’ll be attending the MovNat Expansion course July 20-24 in West Virginia. I am SERIOUSLY jazzed for this as the book will be off to the printer and I will get to be a student again. I recently started doing BJJ again. Jits and the MovNat course are my treats to myself for working on… Continue Reading

Balance and Equilibre with Ido Portal

I think most of you know Ido Portal but if not you may get a  chance to train with him in person. Ido will be providing workshops in the basics of his approach to physical expression drawing from gymnastics, Capoeira, Equilibre and several other disciplines. I consider myself to be damn fortunate in calling Ido “friend”. he… Continue Reading

Weightlifting,Powerlifting, Gymnastics and GPP!

I think most folks know about this already, but if not, you will be as stoked as I am!  Here are the presenters and what they will cover: Dan John – “Philosophy of Training and Coaching” Greg Everett – “Observation & Correction: Technical Coaching for Weightlifting” Matt Foreman – “Dividing the Barbell Disciplines: Combining Power… Continue Reading