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Notes from StrongFirst Level II Kettlebell Certification

This post is waaaayyy overdue but I was going through some old notes from my Level II certification (led by former Master SFG Dave Whitley) and decided it was time to finally post these. As you can see, most of these are more big picture philosophy and less oriented toward the technical aspects of the lifts. 

1. We care about good form, right? So let’s try to define it……yet most of us don’t have a definition. 

2. Old definition of “good form” – biomechanically correct and aesthetically pleasing

StrongEndurance Recap

This July I had the good fortune to attend the highly anticipated inaugural presentation of Pavel's Strong Endurance seminar.  


Rocktape Level I Recap: 20 Take Home Points

Better late than never for this post!! Thanks to Dr. Kreisworth and the team at Rocktape for an excellent course!

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) Course "B": Notes and Recap

Some notes from Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Course "B" taught by Magalena Lepiskova and Clare Frank...

For previous DNS course reviews see:

Thoughts from the StrongFirst Bodyweight Certification with Chief SFB Karen Smith (October 2015)

Some thoughts from last month's StrongFirst Bodyweight Certification where I had the honor of assisting Chief SFB Karen Smith

Clinical Pearls from the 2015 Brainstorm Seminar

Last weekend I attended the Brainstorm seminar hosted by the Parker University Neurology club.  The seminar featured some of the top clinicians in the field of chiropractic neurology and covered wide ranging topics.  Though I've had many opportunities to "cross train" with chiropractors in multiple settings, this was the first official chiropractic event that I attended.  Here are some practical clinical pearls I gathered from the speakers throughout the weekend.