FMS News Feed748http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Philosophy/748/the_functional_movement_systems'_road_mapThe Functional Movement Systems' Road MapHow can the system enhance your training game and treatment plan? Our co-founder, Lee Burton, maps out how professionals plug in to the system.2016-11-08T00:00:00Z747http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/747/breaking_down_the_toe_touch_progressionBreaking Down the Toe Touch ProgressionStop thinking anatomy and start thinking pattern. The Toe Touch Progression allows us to break somebody’s pattern by using mobility and stability techniques.2016-11-02T00:00:00Z745http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/745/movement_foodMovement FoodWe don't use our tests to promote one methodology over another, but to help you find medicine in your movement, and movement in your medicine.2016-10-26T00:00:00Z744http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Corrections/744/modifying_your_circuit_training_program_to_honor_the_fmsModifying Your Circuit Training Program to Honor the FMSInstead of avoiding limitations in circuit training, substitute problematic exercise variations with a corrective exercise that will actually improve the athlete’s movement. 2016-10-14T00:00:00Z743http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/743/how_notre_dame_football_uses_the_fmsHow Notre Dame Football Uses The FMSThe FMS is used at every level of football. Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly recently discussed how and why Fighting Irish are using the system. 2016-09-23T00:00:00Z742http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/742/introduction_to_the_fundamental_capacity_screenIntroduction to the Fundamental Capacity ScreenThe Fundamental Capacity Screen forms the bridge between movement competency (FMS) and specific skill development (specialized training). It helps trainers and coaches to identify pattern, capacity and skill-based problems in addition to informing individually tailored programming decisions.2016-08-29T00:00:00Z740http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/740/what_i_look_for_in_an_fms_scoreWhat I Look for in an FMS ScoreI don’t care whether I’m in SEAL training or at a boy-scout camp, I look for zeroes on the movement screen.2016-08-23T00:00:00Z739http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/739/the_application_of_the_fms_in_track_and_fieldThe Application of the FMS in Track and Field“Athletes who move better have the potential to improve over athletes that have a movement screen that is poor or shows significant asymmetries." - Todd Arnold2016-08-19T00:00:00Z738http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/738/time_vs._behavior_in_changing_movement_patternsTime vs. Behavior in Changing Movement Patterns“The FMS model is not a time-based, it is a behavior-based model.” Gray Cook2016-08-17T00:00:00Z642http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/642/so.why_tall_kneelingSo...Why Tall Kneeling?Hopefully you caught my short article and videos that FMS recently posted regarding using tall-kneeling and half-kneeling holds to ‘hit save on a movement document.’ Here’s some background information on why I developed the kneeling holds, how I have successfully used them and when they work.2016-08-11T00:00:00Z643http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/643/half_kneeling_for_the_hip_and_ankleHalf Kneeling for the Hip and AnkleHopefully, you’ve practiced some of the tall kneeling stuff and are ready to progress to half kneeling.2016-08-10T00:00:00Z737http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/737/the_benefits_of_using_the_fms_within_usa_gymnasticsThe benefits of using the FMS within USA GymnasticsFMS and SFMA Certified physical therapist Dave Tilley of SHIFT Movement Science discusses the application of the FMS in gymnastics.2016-08-10T00:00:00Z736http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Fitness/736/indian_clubs_history_and_applicationIndian Clubs: History and ApplicationAs a strength coach, I'd like rather create reflex stability than coach stability. We coach movement patterns, but we shouldn't have to coach balance or authentic core reflexes. This is an inherent benefit of training with Indian Clubs. 2016-08-01T00:00:00Z734http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/734/why_movement_screening_and_exercise_play_by_different_rulesWhy Movement Screening and Exercise Play by Different RulesFMS Instructor Brett Jones shares a personal story about why we treat foot position differently in screening than exercise.2016-07-11T00:00:00Z733http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/733/nba_pre-draft_assessments_and_the_fmsNBA Pre-Draft Assessments and the FMSLike their counterparts in the NFL and NHL, S and C coaches in the NBA use the FMS to evaluate draft prospects. We talked to Lakers strength coach Tim DiFrancesco about how they incorporate the FMS in the pre-Draft process.2016-06-23T00:00:00Z731http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/731/fms_and_the_nbaFMS and the NBAHow some of the best players and best organizations in basketball incorporate the FMS.2016-06-16T00:00:00Z730http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/730/fms_at_the_nhl_combineFMS at the NHL CombineSince 2013, the FMS has been an official test at the NHL Combine which was hosted last week in Buffalo, NY. In this article, we discuss how the data is used and common issues identified among hockey players 2016-06-10T00:00:00Z728http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Fitness/728/the_need_for_regressed_core_training_in_athletes_a_gymnastics_case_studyThe Need for Regressed Core Training in Athletes – A Gymnastics Case StudyMany athletes would greatly benefit from actually REGRESSING their core control work, and working on more basic core movements. This “step back” can frequently lead to big improvements in sports performance.2016-06-01T00:00:00Z725http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/725/are_your_athletes_really_ready_to_return_to_playAre Your Athletes Really Ready to Return to Play?The decision on when to return to play is highly influential toward future injury risk. In this presentation from the first annual International Sports Physical Therapy Congress, Dr. Mike Voight discusses how a Functional Movement Screen is a necessary step in safely returning athletes to the field at their highest level of function. 2016-05-24T00:00:00Z724http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Help/724/fundamental_capacity_screen_measuring_elemental_energy_expressionFundamental Capacity Screen: Measuring Elemental Energy ExpressionThe FCS forms the transition between movement competency (FMS) and specific skill development (specialized training), allowing you to identify pattern problems, capacity problems and skill-based problems and address them individually through targeted programming decisions.2016-05-19T00:00:00Z