Managing Injuries – The Mental Battle

By Chantal Bouchard Dealing with injuries as a competitive CrossFit athlete is not easy. In 2018, I injured my right shoulder while doing a ring muscle up. I didn’t seek help right away, believing that time would heal everything. This was the worst decision I could...

Meet Our RoundNet Athletes – Jordi and Frede !

Who is Black Ice Roundnet? The Black Ice roundnet team consists of 2 athletes, me, Jordi Vigna, and Frede Crete.  Frede and I have been playing roundnet for about 3-5 years now and playing competitively for 3 of them. We both grew up playing many sports and loved...

Chronic Equine Scars – Equine Kinesiology Taping

Taping for Chronic Equine Scars by Margot Anderson The ability to use RockTape to change the quality/appearance of chronic equine scars is intriguing and exciting! Throughout this blog I will show examples of effective scar taping and finally I will detail how to...

Meet Chantal Bouchard !

Chantal Bouchard is a full-time Social Worker in the Child Protection Field. After retiring as a national badminton player, she discovered a passion for Crossfit. Chantal quickly qualified top 20 in Canada at the 2017 Crossfit Open. After competing at the Crossfit...

Iain Kemp, PT MScPT, BA HKin (Hons)

Iain is a Physical Therapist from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is a self proclaimed hater of the cold, so much so that his body developed a literal allergy, which begs the question, why does he live in a place that’s cold for 6 months of the year? The answer?...

Meet Margot Anderson – Equine Kinesiology Tape Expert!

Meet Margot! by Margot Anderson Hi! My name is Margot Anderson. Over the next few months I will share several blogs with you detailing how RockTape can be used on Equine. I am excited to share these incredible results with you in real time. Just a bit about me, I...

Sports Performance Can Be Improved with Regular Chiropractic Care

One factor that is relatively consistent among top athletes is their constant desire to improve their sports performance. Additionally, when this performance is hindered in any way, it can have a dramatic impact. This is something Dr. Steven W. Whitelaw, DC, CCSP, has...

FMT Course of the Month: Movement Specialist!

Last month, we debuted the first of several monthly installments that showcase our Functional Movement Techniques curriculum. Blades, Pods and Tape started it all; if there’s a tool to learn, we’ll show you the ropes. RockTape isn’t all tools and tape, however -- for...

Kinesiology Taping for Pregnancy Pains and Baby Bump Support

When it comes to applying kinesiology tape, we've always said to tape movement; not muscles. This philosophy applies to every patient and/or athlete ever to adorn themselves in that colorful sticky goodness — regardless of your fitness level, you have the potential to...

Find Your Tribe at RockStock, the Movement Festival

We all want to see growth in our professional and personal lives. When it comes to success in our industry, there is one of those age-old quotes that quickly comes to mind... ”Itʼs not WHAT you know, it’s WHO you know…” Ten years into my career as an athletic trainer,...

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Kinesiology Taping for Pregnancy Pains and Baby Bump Support

Kinesiology Taping for Pregnancy Pains and Baby Bump Support

When it comes to applying kinesiology tape, we've always said to tape movement; not muscles. This philosophy applies to every patient and/or athlete ever to adorn themselves in that colorful sticky goodness — regardless of your fitness level, you have the potential to...

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Find Your Tribe at RockStock, the Movement Festival

Find Your Tribe at RockStock, the Movement Festival

We all want to see growth in our professional and personal lives. When it comes to success in our industry, there is one of those age-old quotes that quickly comes to mind... ”Itʼs not WHAT you know, it’s WHO you know…” Ten years into my career as an athletic trainer,...

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RockTape  Podcast: Making Marks with Cupping Therapy

RockTape Podcast: Making Marks with Cupping Therapy

Is the bruising during cupping therapy bad? Why does it happen? Should I want that reaction? How intense should it be? On this episode of the RockTape Podcast, we dive into soft tissue and explore the science behind the reaction that creates these marks. - Dr. John...

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FMT Course of the Month: RockBlades!

FMT Course of the Month: RockBlades!

Several weeks ago, I shared my first experience at a RockTape FMT course (which will certainly not be my last). One student describes their FMT training as “the best continuing education [course] I’ve been to” and I couldn’t agree more. RockTape’s Functional Movement...

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Postural Taping for Deviations in Posture

Postural Taping for Deviations in Posture

Posture – A Learned Muscle Pattern Posture influences everything when it comes to human performance and how the body functions. Having a more forward head or rounded shoulder posture leads to multiple problems in the shoulder and neck. This flexed posture can also set...

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RockTape Podcast Episode 34: Z-Health

RockTape Podcast Episode 34: Z-Health

Welcome to the RockTape podcast, where we cover the latest and greatest in sports medicine / rehabilitation products and education. Nerd out about mobility, stability, healthcare today and the tools of the trade with master RockTape FMT instructor Dr. John Campione,...

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Miles by Molly: The Epic American Tour

Miles by Molly: The Epic American Tour

Meet Molly. A naturally gifted athlete since childhood, and later, a record-breaking All-American field hockey MVP. Today she's part of team RockTape... and running  across the USA, from Santa Monica to Montauk. Why? So challenged athletes can stay in the game and go...

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