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Pete Holman

Pete Holman, MSPT, is a physical therapist, certified strength and conditioning specialist and former U.S. national taekwondo champion and team captain. He is the creator of the TRX® Rip Trainer, the Nautilus® Glute Drive and the Escape Barrow, and has delivered sports performance education to coaches, trainers and athletes all over the world. He also recently authored his first book, a novel called CRUZ. Specializing in biomechanics, core performance and agility, Pete uses his experience as an elite-level athlete and his knowledge of the human body to bring out the "athlete" in us all. He recently presented at IDEA PT East, IDEA World and AspenBrainLab, and is an active contributor to PTontheNet, IDEA Fitness Journal and STACK magazine.

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Coaching Rotation Using Anti-Rotation

August 16, 2019

When you watch someone hit a golf ball, throw a punch or simply retrieve groceries from the car, it’s evident that human movement occurs in all three planes of motion. A review of basic core anatomy—major muscles attached to the trunk, above the ischial tuberosity and below the superior aspect of the sternum—reveals that 87.5% of the core muscles are oriented either diagonally or horizontally, and one action that these muscles perform is rotation (Santana 2000).

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Asymmetrical Bar Training

January 22, 2015

Asymmetrical bar training (ABT) can help clients enhance their sense of balance while improving their core strength and rotational power.

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Raising the Bar

December 5, 2014

Asymmetrical bar training (ABT) can help clients enhance their sense of balance while improving their core strength and rotational power.

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