THE WAY I SEE THINGS: Negatives Drives Action

Vince Blog, Off The Mats

A number of events recently took place within the CMD organisation; a very senior and talented coach resigned after being in the group for  10 years. His departure left a temporary gap in the leadership structure but overall did not create the impact that I thought it initially would. After all, this isn’t the first time a very senior coach …

The value of attending workshops

Vince Blog, CMD, Monkey Jits, Workshops

Recently, we had the pleasure to host Coach Rodney King over here in CMD Bangsar to lead a few workshops and it is always a pleasure to watch him in his element. The fascination we hold over celebrity chefs, all foul mouthed yet holding brilliant command over his brow-sweating team of equally talented chefs in steaming hot kitchens or cheering …

Shoulder stability and strength

Vince Blog, Parallettes, Strength and Conditioning

Over the past year I have been working on a different aspect of my strength and conditioning (S&C) regime to include some old school strength tools, the parallettes. If you don’t know what they are they look like this: The twin bars are providing new gains for overall grip, shoulder and core strength.  Why parallettes? For one, I’ve been a …