“I’m very active in martial arts and contact sports. After I broke my ulna there were complications that led to 2 surgeries, a bone graft, and a year in and out of a cast. Once the bone had finally bonded, then began the long process of regaining flexibility and mobility in the wrist and forearm. At first I went to physical therapy where my surgeon sent me, but it became clear in one session that they were unable to deal with someone looking for more than ‘acceptable range of motion’. I began working with Coach K. Within 30 minutes he had begun to identify the problem areas and had me moving better. After only four sessions range of motion was greatly improved, and a strategy was in place to continue on my own. I was greatly impressed with his very unique approaches to body mechanics and knowledge of physiology that made such quick improvement without pain or unintended damage. I continue to improve and what I learned from him has allowed me to tackle new problems as they arise using his methods.”
– Mike B.
“I started with Coach K because I was unable to run more than one mile without getting stopped by knee pain. I thought maybe that I was just too old to run, but decided to give the running class a try. After working with Coach K, I successfully ran a 5 k and was improving my time. Then I went hiking in Colorado, slipped on ice, and broke both bones in my right forearm. After surgery, I returned to Florida to recover. The broken right arm created a new problem – compensating for and protecting it caused sharp pain and limited the movement of my left shoulder. I starting working with Coach K again to start running again, to help strengthen my right arm (after the doctor’s ok) and to get pain-free full motion back in my left shoulder. On the way, we’ve worked on another problem I’d been living with for years – neck and upper back pain – that probably is connected to the shoulder issue. After working with Coach K, I am on my way to having less pain than before I broke my arm, and I’m back to enjoying running.”
– Liz S.
“With Coach K I went from finishing 2nd or 3rd to winning races.”
– Andy R., Winner Crooms 50mile Ultra
“Running used to be difficult and exhausting, but Coach K was able to fix my posture and form, Then I won 1st place in my age group in my first duathlon.”
– Lisa G.
“I came to Coach K with an ITB injury that had plagued me for over a year and had inhibited me from running very much mileage. I had gotten entry into the NYC Marathon and was needing to increase my mileage in order to run the marathon. Through his program of functional strength training, Herb enabled me to increase my mileage and successfully completed the NYC Marathon.”
– Dawn L., Certified Personal Trainer and Coach
“First of all, thank you for being a great teacher. The running class far exceeded my expectations. I really wanted to learn about running form and although I never expressed that – the class was perfect for teaching me correct running form and how to get in shape overall (bonus!). You worked with each student and really met each person at their individual level. Most teachers would take the easy “one size fits all” approach, but not you! I also really liked all the extra exercises that complement running. I truly balanced class with lots of extra tips. Second, thank you for being persistent with me. I don’t see much potential and got very discouraged when I didn’t lose any weight for 4 weeks. I was ready to quit. Thank you for taking the time to invest in my health, greatly appreciated! Although I may never be a fast runner….getting in shape is do-able!”
– Deb R., Running for Beginners Student
“Just wanted to let you know that in 2 weeks I ran 5 minutes faster (was wearing my Coach K shirt too). This was when I had already run in Tipple race night before. Broke my 3 mile record and placed in all 3 of my last races. Really exciting.”
– Karen L., Running for Beginners Student