Epi 146 Synergy Movement Therapy With Shawn Kitzman

This week we talk to Shawn Kitzman. Shawn will help to keep you on the mat longer and moving better. He works with a large variety of athletes and he enjoys traning BJJ. We are happy to have him share some of his knowledge and help everyone deal with the problems that our bodies can give us.

Shawn Kitzman

We talk about:

  • The healing arts and martial arts
  • His start with BJJ
  • The importance of being physically active
  • Ken Blackburn
  • Motor control or muscle memory
  • Common jiu-jitsu injuries
  • Dealing with lower back pain
  • What pain is telling you
  • How past injuries can effect you now
  • How to tell if you are just sore or actually injured
  • Keeping a pain journal
  • Using a foam roller
  • DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness)
  • How to find a good PT in your area
  • Changes to make when you compete


Quote of the week: “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas Edison



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