As often as possible, I use Common Names for bones when teaching.  Of course there is nothing wrong with learning the Anatomical Names that are often used by doctors and physical therapists.  But, here’s the thing – why make learning a new movement pattern more difficult by learning new terminology at the same time?   I want your brain to be focused on the movement and the experience, not on translating what I’m saying.

With that end in mind, here is a chart of the names that I use on this site and when I’m teaching. Continue reading