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What Is Perception?

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Coaching, Running, Videos

June 24, 2011

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Dr. Nicholas Romanov, the creator of the Pose Method, delves deeper into the nature of perception.

According to Romanov, unlike our physical abilities, our perception is “limitless,” and it is the one thing we can change and develop.

“A whole movement, development in this case, comes to developing your ability to perceive,” he says.

To define perception, Romanov says, “It includes senses, feelings, ideas, thoughts, theories.” Concept is its “final point” and allows you to see differences… Continue Reading

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In this series on improving running performance, Brian MacKenzie and Doug Katona demonstrate drills utilizing the Pose Method of running.

MacKenzie says many problems he sees coming out of his CrossFit Endurance seminars are related to calves, feet and ankles. One of the issues is not allowing the heel to “kiss” the ground.

To utilize proper ankle flexion and muscle elasticity from your knee to your foot, MacKenzie’s drill is… Continue Reading

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Teaching Perception

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Coaching, Running, Videos

June 15, 2011

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In this conversation with Dr. Nicholas Romanov, the creator of the Pose Method describes his experience teaching a team of professional rugby players how to improve their running technique. He distinguishes between training and teaching these elite athletes, saying training is related to physiological abilities while teaching is about developing perception.

“Perception is something you have to do through doing it,” says Romanov’s son and colleague Severin Romanov. He and his… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, Running, Videos

June 03, 2011

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Continuing the series of conversations with Dr. Nicholas Romanov, creator of the Pose Method, Romanov is joined by his son and colleague Severin, Sevan Matossian, and members of CrossFit Miami Beach.

When asked what makes Lance Armstrong so successful, Romanov says it is his technique.

“He has best technique in cycling—best,” Romanov says. “Second, of course, is mental condition—he is stronger than anyone else.”

Nathan Forster of CrossFit Miami Beach asks Romanov about orthotics. According to… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, Running, Videos

May 19, 2011

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Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov and his son sit down with Sevan Matossian to discuss force and how it relates to Pose, a method of teaching sport-specific techniques.

“When we’re talking about force, it’s really incorrect terminology and incorrect meaning as well, because what we do … appears as a force. It’s a byproduct of our interaction,” Dr. Romanov says. “So we are just transferring movement from one body, material body, to another.”

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Pose Method: Concept Model Method

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Coaching, Running, Videos

May 01, 2011

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Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov sits down with Sevan Matossian to discuss the model, method and concept of Pose.

According to Romanov, a concept is “the set of ideas” to define what it’s all about. Models drawn from the concept tell us how to do something and define a standard. The method is “the way of teaching” the concept and its models.

“This is like different layers of the same thing, you know? It’s altogether called Pose… Continue Reading

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Pose Method: Origins and Innovation

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Coaching, Running, Videos

April 20, 2011

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Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov sits down with Sevan Matossian to discuss how he made his influential discovery.

When he was deciding upon his career, Romanov says he was driven toward science.

“Science is really what I want to do,” he says, explaining how his research in exercise physiology and sport biomechanics came together when he started teaching.

However, Romanov says he became dissatisfied with teaching when he found that textbooks… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 146

By Justin Judkins

In LEO/Mil, Radio, Running

November 17, 2010

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On Episode 146 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Richard Airey, an endurance athlete using CrossFit to improve performance; Brent Huntington, who is organizing athletes to raise awareness for The Disposable Heroes Project; and SEALFIT founder Mark Divine. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010.

4:40 Richard Airey has been an endurance athlete since he was five years… Continue Reading

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