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First Principles of Movement

Promoting a systematic approach to sustainable activity in diverse environments from disability prevention to performance enhancement.

 

Welcome to

First Principles of Movement

Promoting a systematic approach to sustainable activity in diverse environments from disability prevention to performance enhancement.

There are millions of methods and very few principles. Master the principles and you can learn any method. (Emerson)

About Us

The First Principles Approach

“First principles thinking is the act of boiling a process down to the fundamental parts that you know are true and building up from there.”

My programs are an attempt to bring First Principles scientific logic to the Movement field. In this way I strive to make it easier for you in an era of information overload to integrate from the millions of methods & dozens of systems the most efficient approach for your client, patient or athlete. N=1 is our philosophy. “The individual’s profile drives our program”

While lifespan has increased dramatically, health span has been shrinking. Why is this so?

According to Stephen Hawking, “The solution is simple. More physical activity and change in diet.”

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Health Span: What is it & why it matters?

"No one wants to live an extremely long life when they are in very poor health and have a lot of chronic disease….By delaying the onset of diseases and cognitive and physical functioning problems…people can still be engaged in society… I think that is the ideal we...

Motor Learning & Skill Acquisition

Download the articles: Willy RW mirror retraining 2012.pdf Willy et al 2015 JSS.pdf Gamification.pdf   I used to think if a faulty pattern was present we should give a "corrective exercise". I started to realize my patients were not gaining self-efficacy from this...

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Explore the schedule of courses from First Principles of Movement for the upcoming year.

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