Gray Cook, founder of the Functional Movement Screen™ (FMS™), talks about the importance of a movement screen and how to properly use and apply the understanding of movement and its part in performance at the NSCA’s 2017 National Conference.
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In this video from the NSCA's 2014 Movement Performance Clinic, Gray Cook, OCS, CSCS, introduces the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), and discusses the importance of testing and assessing your athletes' and clients' ability to move well.
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Join Gray Cook in exploring traditional methods and physical development hacks that focus on the criteria that professionals should use to decide which is best in certain situations. This session from the NSCA’s 2016 National Conference also covers specific tests and exercises for hacking power and strength.
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In this lecture from the NSCA's 2014 Coaches Conference, Mike Robertson talks about corrective exercise and its application. Invoking Gray Cook, Mike defines corrective exercise as "a holistic approach where an assessment is used to determine specific weaknesses and/or limitations of the athlete" - be it aerobic, strength, or agility.
Opinions about the best functional exercises will always differ; however, science, logic, and a systematic approach will reduce confusion and debate. In this session from the 2014 NSCA Personal Trainers Conference, Gray Cook presents an interactive discussion that will provide you with the tools to elevate your skills with exercise choice and program design.
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