Chain Reaction Oxymoron - Part 3

by Gary Gray |  Date Released : 15 May 2004

  • Introduction
  • Chain Reaction Transformation – Transforming advanced information into immediately applicable training tools.
  • Distilling 15 years of Functional exploration into practical strategies with broad application.
  • Being overwhelmed is good as long as you know you’re supposed to be!
  • Teaching with Oxymorons – Using opposite but interrelated words to get closer to the true meaning of function.
  • Empty Fulfilment – Training clients in an empty room.
  • Learning flexibility, function, rehab, sport training without equipment, then add equipment as the icing on the cake.
  • 3-D matrix system – with applications across all realms of fitness.
  • Looking at the Lunge in 3-D – sequencing the full body proprioception wake-up call!
  • Tweaking the empty room approach from warm-up to sports specific training.
  • Passively Driven – The truth of the body in function.
  • Combining Oxymorons with the Functional Litmus Test - Body weight vs. External load in the Passively Driven zone – using bodyweight in an empty room for ultimate Empty Fulfilment!
  • Knowledge is the ultimate equipment.
  • Practical application – Training the abdominals and back to match the demands of life.
  • Listening to what the client thinks they want to do and giving them what YOU think they really need.
  • Applying the principles of ‘tweakology’ – transforming the simple JUMPING JACK into 3,000 exercises!
  • The giggle quotient – Achieving fun for best results.

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Gary Gray

About the author: Gary Gray

Gary is the originator and developer of many nationally acclaimed educational programs, including the “Chain Reaction” series of seminars. He is the recipient of the prestigious 2002 John Maley award which recognizes an individual for innovation in physical therapy. Referred to as the leading pioneer and authority in rehab and training, Gary is a respected physical therapist, trainer, educator, author, coach and successful inventor. He has transformed his functional and biomechanical understanding of the body into the most effective performance-enhancement, injury prevention and rehabilitative applications. Gary’s passion for education and sharing, along with his innovation and desire, allows him to translate the complexities of human function into simple and effective techniques. Gary’s goal to enhance the lives of professionals and the lives of those they treat and train.

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