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New Study Reveals the Most Important Attribute for Soccer Success

A new study from the University of Queensland used analytic techniques to determine the impact a soccer player's size, skill, speed, strength, enduran...

By: Brandon Hall

The Lethal Pass-Rush Move That Fueled Adrian Clayborn's Historic Six-Sack Game

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Adrian Clayborn entered yesterday's game against the Dallas Cowboys with 22.5 career sacks. He finished the game with 28...

By: Brandon Hall

Why Otto Porter Jr. Didn't Play AAU Basketball (And Believes He's Better Because of It)

Otto Porter Jr. didn't play AAU basketball. That makes the 24-year-old Washington Wizards forward something of an anomaly in today's NBA. Almost al...

By: Brandon Hall

The Strange Technique Change That Made Otto Porter One of The NBA's Best Three-Point Shooters

Otto Porter is now a $100 million man. The 24-year-old forward signed a four-year, $106 million contract with the Washington Wizards in July. One r...

By: Brandon Hall

How a Coach's Expectations Influence an Athlete's Success

As a coach, have you ever wondered why athletes tend to meet your expectations? Those you expect to perform well do so and those you expect to perform...

By: Joseph Kennedy

Latest Videos in Skill Development

Andy Alleman: Fundamental Offensive Line Skills

Andy Alleman, offensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs, talks about the skills needed to play the position efficiently.

Milan Lucic on Protecting the Puck Along the Boards

Boston Bruins left winger Milan Lucic discusses the importance of protecting the puck along the boards and how important it is to control the puck in the offensive zone.

Sacha Kljestan on Set Pieces

MLS midfielder for Chivas USA Sacha Kljestan discusses the importance of set pieces and how they can be a huge difference in a game when taking or defending them.

J.J. Redick Catch and Shoot Drill

In this basketball training video, Orlando Magic guard, J.J. Redick, explains and performs his Catch and Shoot drill.

J.J. Redick 5-Shot Close Out Shooting Drill

In this basketball training video, Orlando Magic guard, J.J. Redick, explains and performs his 5-Shot Close Out shooting drill.