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    Pro Episode # 66 – Glen Cordoza Talks MMA and Movement Principles: Fighter Series- # 2

    Pro Episode # 66 – Glen Cordoza Talks MMA and Movement Principles: Fighter Series- # 2

    02/24/2014

    Today’s episode is the second in our series with MMA fighter/writer Glen Cordoza. Glen again applies the principles of BASL to the lower half of the fighter: moving, jumping up from a sprawl, striking, and kicking. The challenge to strength and conditioning systems for quite some time as been to bridge beyond just getting the fighter/wrestler “fitter and stronger” to reinforcing essential and fundamental movement mechanics. Good technique for any sport ultimately is the best expression of physiology and structure applied to a specific set of demands. The shoulder is the shoulder is the shoulder. It doesn’t matter if you…

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    Pro Episode # 58 – Interview with HBO Documentary “Trophy Kids” Director; Chris Bell

    Pro Episode # 58 – Interview with HBO Documentary “Trophy Kids” Director; Chris Bell

    12/18/2013

    Legion- In today’s episode, we are very pleased to bring you a candid conversation with acclaimed filmmaker Chris Bell. Chris’ latest documentary (now showing on HBO) is a sobering look at the relationship between parents and their “athlete” children. I’m not going to lie, I know my daughters are going to be the next Olympic champions before they play in the NFL in the off season of the LPGA (in the summers between studying at Oxford, and curing cancer.) If you have kids, you know exactly what I’m talking about. You have to fight the urge sometimes to become a…

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    The Knees-Out Squat Debate | Resolving Knee Pain & Preventing Injury | Community MWod Video

    The Knees-Out Squat Debate | Resolving Knee Pain & Preventing Injury | Community MWod Video

    11/15/2013

    We are living in an epoch. For the the first time in human history, disparate sports, coaches, and athletes are able to share information and best practices. There has been no single larger influence on the field of human performance than the internet. You may think that the best coaches on earth would fight to protect and guard their accumulated knowledge, but reality is far from it. Coaches around the planet are feeding forward their best thinking and concepts to be rigorously tested by literally millions of users. The risk of remaining anonymous is the risk of being irrelevant. The…