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The goal of this program by Master RKC Jon Engum is to build strength and flexibility in the hips and shoulders - the 'four knots' of the body - to improve performance and increase mobility.
Jon Engum is a Master RKC, a master of multiple martial arts, and a Grandmaster of at least one martial art. What does a man who's been a coach his whole life have to offer as advice on coaching?
Jon has attended more RKCs than anyone on the planet. What has he learned? It's about balance - strength and flexibility cannot be separated.
Imagine owning unhindered fluid movement that was at your beck and call. What would this do for your performance? Follow this free 4-week program to unlock your joints and your athletic potential.
In part 1 of our interview with Hackleman, he told us about the evolution of The Pit, from garage gym to mega-gym. This week we get more into the details of what it's like to train at The Pit.
John Hackleman, founder of The Pit, seems like a guy who would train fighters - big, bald, covered in tattoos, and full of prison jokes. Learn how John went from nurse to world-class coach.
Staley is one of the smartest coaches in the business. What advice does he offer aspiring coaches? Find out his thoughts and his recommended reading list.
Charles Staley was the slowest kid on the playground. Somehow a lot of books, thirty years of karate, and a move to Southern California changed all that and he discovered his passion for athletics.
While we normally interview our featured coaches, that was not possible with Paul Wade. No interview and no photos. Why? Because the "convict" in Convict Conditioning is no joke.
Becoming an Olympic weightlifting athlete and coach fulfilled a dream for Greg Everett, and now he is making it his mission to bring weightlifting to the world.
Coaching gymnastics is all about starting with the basics. This week Tucker shares what he teaches at his seminars as well as his thoughts on what makes a great coach.
In part two of our interview with Jeff Martone he talks about teaching progressions, breaks down the kettlebell swing, and outlines what he thinks makes a world-class coach.
Jeff Martone has been doing kettlebells for so long he actually had to BUILD his first one because they didn't have them in the US. Find out how he discovered kettlebells and what they did for him.
Training the competitive athlete requires different things than training the average fitness clientele. Zach Even-Esh details how he trains his wrestling and football teams.
For Zach Even-Esh, leader of the Underground Strength Nation, his personal journey to the underground has been a rollercoaster of emotion, injuries, and learning.
In part two of our feature interview with powerlifting champion Mark Bell, Mark explains why sometimes telling someone do to something incorrectly is actually the best coaching you can do.
Mark Bell, owner of Super Training Gym and star of the popular and controversial documentary Bigger, Stronger, Faster, tells us about growing up being bullied and becoming a powerlifter.