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3 Ways to Get Youth Athletes to Believe in Your Training Programs

One of the greatest joys of being a coach is the opportunity to make a positive impact in today's youth. Youth sports are more popular than ever, for...

By: Justin Ochoa

How to Beat the Basketball Zone Defense

The 2-3 basketball zone defense is a common one that is seen in basketball. It makes it very difficult for an offense to enter the paint, score a layup,...

By: John Cissik

How to Master the 2-1-2 Zone Defense in Basketball

One of my favorite basketball zone defenses 2-1-2. There are a lot of zone defenses used in the game of basketball. I often call this "X" because of how...

By: John Cissik

4 Rules for Effective Group Workouts

Strength training provides a number of benefits for athletes of all ages. In particular, youth athletes can make significant gains on the playing field...

By: Steve Olsen

4 Ways to Create a Positive Team Culture

Team culture defines who a team is and can have a real limiting factor on a team's success. Strength and conditioning is an important component of a...

By: John Cissik

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