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Solid week of training this week with lots of PR's. In addition to what was listed in the title I also hit a 350x20 Reverse grip bench after the 225 rep out.Here is my training log from this las week. You can see the plan, any deviation from the plan, velocity numbers driving the load for auto regulation purposes, and my subjective workout feedback. Learn more about our training methods here.All the weights used are listed in the document below as well.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr_6uQV3FqE...

In this piece Kelly Starrett and Chris Duffin are clearly fired up and addressing topics in a rapid-fire fashion. Starrett and Duffin quickly hit on and address numerous topics on movement mechanicsMuch of the focus of the discussion surrounds the future of role of the responsibility of the strength coach. Duffin and Starrett challenge the status quo of the current role and when clinical intervention is brought in. Both articulate that these roles need to change, but this also involves people on both ends of this spectrum needing to “up their game”. Clearly defining what those roles are and then educating to those expectations will reduce injury rates and improve performance of athletes.Kelly and Chris also clarify the expectations on what athletes are doing for prep work. While both provide significant education online via the MWOD and KABUKI.MS platforms they find some people take this prep work to far. Standards for length of time and what is done are covered.They also discuss how complementary both of these products (MWOD & KABUKI.MS) are to cover the athlete’s needs for learning proper movement patterns, mobilizing, and performing the correct preparatory movement patterning.Additionally KABUKI.MS is offering a 50% off initiation for the first 100 people who sign up from this video with code: MWODhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8zpvGEqPS4...

In this video Chris Duffin and Kelly Starrett discuss the application of the Boom Stick as well as provide a tutorial on its use.  They show how this tool can be used on a partner in a safe manner to release excessive tension to improve recovery, mobility, and reduce potential injuries.While only one spot was hit with the tool on Kelly for a very short demonstration period he achieved a result from its use. They also review the purpose behind the tools specific knurling that is used for shearing the fascia in a very effective manner.  Needless to say Kelly is a huge fan of the Boom Stick in his facility along with the Geisha Roller....

Assessment and Correction Strategies for Hip Shift and Pelvic Tilt in Squat and Deadlift with Chris Duffin and Brad CoxKabuki Strength's Chris Duffin and Acumobity's Brad Cox team up for a video series on re-patterning, correctives, and cueing for strength training.  Much of the greater depth of content will be housed on Kabuki.MS in the indexable and searchable video library.  However an entire public series of video's will be available as well where Brad and Chris meld their innovative style of assessment and corrective strategies together as they apply to strength athletes.The first in the series is dealing with addressing both hip shift and pelvic tilt when we see them in squatting and deadlifting patterns.  This video goes far beyond what other videos' on this subject provide.  They dive into how to assess and understand the root of the issue then develop the specific strategy based on the outcomes of your assessment.  In this video they walk through 5 different assessments and multiple strategies for dealing with it.Products used in the video include Kabuki Strength's Boom Stick and Acumobility Products.  More in depth videos will be published on Kabuki.MS.  Also keep an eye out for more collaborative efforts between Kabuki Strength and Acumobility.You can video the video above!...

The Mad Scientist of Powerlifting himself, Chris Duffin returns for episode 148 of the PowerCast. Chris has made some dramatic changes to the course of his life since we last saw him. You’re going to want to hear what he has to say about how he made the decision to walk away from a high paying job to develop products and content to help athletes move better and find their true potential. If you think about it, finding his true potential is what drove Chris to make these changes in the first place.Be sure to check out the whole episode, because Chris makes a very special offer for PowerCast listeners.Production note: This is our first shot at the new, multi-cam PowerCast. One camera is slightly potatoed, but we'll get it next time.https://youtu.be/wA3dJLJ-hN4Here is another video from the same couple days at SuperTraining Gym as well.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=273qOKd-lLw&feature=youtu.be...

Well training was pretty damn minimal this week. With all the travel, work, and filming I was struggling to get some good training in.  Lack of sleep really hits me hard and I was struggling with this all week on top of that and after the first couple days realized I essentially wasn't going to get much to any training in.  What you see in the following video is pretty much it.  I had some big lifts but not many of them.On the bright side you will be seeing a ton of new content over the next month!Deadlift Tutorial Video @ SupertrainingBench tutorial Video @ SupertrainingKelly Starrett Interviews about the future of strength coach and clinical practice and where these areas collideAnd tons of new content for WWW.Kabuk.MS Lifts this week855x6 Deadlift on Wagon Wheels225x58 Reverse Grip Bench followed by340x20 Reverse Grip Bench625x2 no Hands front squathttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsGvYOUdGMo...

Did some Work with Chad Aichs and Jesse Anderson then Traveled to Texas and trained at MetroFlex Fort Worth while presenting at CSCCa Seminar. In my training plan you can see how the core lifts are being managed via velocity measurements. These velocity measurements are built off of my individual profiling sessions of these lifts. Then using a reps in reserve to manage my accessory work as well as tracking of the perceived workout difficulty which are all visible in the training log.Here is my training log from this las week. You can see the plan, any deviation from the plan, velocity numbers driving the load for auto regulation purposes, and my subjective workout feedback. Learn more about our training methods here.All the weights used are listed in the document below as well.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq7JDD2mz5Y ...

Welcome to the Kabuki Movement System!Before we get into the specifics of what KMS is, here's what a membership on this site will provide you with:Access to KMS video library containing over 100+ videos (more being added weekly)  Guided tutorials created by KMS coaches, outlining proper movement progression and common programming solutions Discussions and access to KMS coaches (Chris Duffin and Co.) via comments on individual videos or the forum KMS programming outlines and sample programs to help you in creating your own programs  Private video content with some of the most recognizable names in the industry - discussing relevant topics​So then, all that being said...

“Life Insulation”, volume 1.Whether it be physical or emotional, true strength is a demand. Not a request.If you are asking for it, waiting for it, or even praying for it, you have misjudged its fundamental nature; It is elusive and hard to come by, and won’t politely join by request those without the will to grab it by the throat, and squeeze until it cooperates.Wishing you were strong is like simply wishing you were rich, or wishing you were a super-athlete genius; All the want and wish in the world won’t develop, sharpen, and civilize your mind or break down, build up, and make savage your body. Once you’ve mentally and physically built and insulated yourself with blood, sweat, and resolve, then the once fragile house of cards becomes and stays an anti-fragile house of bricks.There is no one but yourself to look to for lasting strength- and the only question that needs to be considered is “Am I willing to live one day/ week/ month/ year without being physically and mentally stronger and more capable than I was in the previous?”If the answer is yes, then… move along. This is not a place for you. We don’t understand you, and you certainly won’t understand us. Or, stay, with the awareness that until you adjust your mindset and actions you are being judged for condemning yourself to mediocrity* and sitting idle among your unrealized potential. If you’ve decided to stop putting pressure on yourself to progress as a human being, then step to the side so those NOT simply waiting to die can charge through the middle, and set a good example for all those that see them at work.If the answer is no (as it should be), then embrace the mindset of a strong person, and leave the wishy-washy requests...