Down Dog Athletics

Helping you train the mind and body for peak performance.

Your Dark & Light Side

We believe in helping athletes balance their dark and light side so they can become more adaptable. Practice slowing down so you can utilize your light side to help go harder and faster in whatever you do. 

Dark Side




Physical Health



Light Side




Mental Health



Choose Your Program

Down Dog Member

Follow along with full length training and yoga workouts, mindset exercises, challenges, and group coaching calls. 

Online Coaching

Experience the power of a personalized coaching program at your fingertips. Great for remote 1on1 clients.

Personal Training

Train in person for a tailored approach to your performance and aesthetic goals.

A Competitor's Guide To Mental Health & Mastery

Jan 28, 2020

Podcast with Johnny Hekker

In this episode, I interview 4x First Team All-Pro punter for the LA Rams, Johnny Hekker. He shares his story of how he made the transition from high school starting quarterback to an All-Pro punter for the LA Rams.


We discuss his the blessing of being a father, life as an NFL punter, the Super Bowl, and he shines a little light on what Marshawn Lynch meant by taking care of your chicken and your mentals.

Why I Created Down Dog Athletics

Paul Clingan

Head Coach

Paul played D1 baseball as a catcher at Washington State university. He is a lululemon ambassador in Seattle and training to qualify for the Boston Marathon.

Certifications: NSCA Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) , 200 HR Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT), JOGA, Pain Free Performance Specialist (PFPS), BioForce Certified Conditioning Coach, Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms)

Down Dog Athletics

Slow Is Smooth

Smooth Is Fast

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