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Why Every Baseball Player, Regardless of Age, Should Care About Their Launch Angle and Exit Velocity

Launch angle. It's a term that was barely uttered five years ago, yet it's quickly become one every modern baseball player needs to know. Launch...

Help a Youth Athlete Separate From the Competition With These 3 Simple Strategies

Youth sports are bigger now than they've ever been. With that follows more competition to make varsity and travel teams and slimmer odds of earning...

Notre Dame Basketball Coach Mike Brey Reveals How Tense Coaches Create Tense Players

A coach who's constantly tense and frustrated will rub off on their players in all the wrong ways. That's the message Notre Dame head basketball co...

Force More Turnovers With Ohio State Football's 'Match the Hand' Defensive Drill

Turnovers change the complexion of a football game. Few teams force them like the Ohio State Buckeyes. After suffering a midseason loss to Iowa,...

Are Mandatory Early Morning Workouts Doing Young Athletes More Harm Than Good?

For as long as there have been sports teams, there have been mandatory early morning workouts. These crack-of-dawn sessions train athletes to push ...

Steph Curry Says Playing Multiple Sports Gave Him Confidence to Be an MVP

You can count Stephen Curry among the number of pro athletes who firmly believe in the virtues of children playing multiple sports. The two-time NB...

How a Basketball Background Propelled Nick Foles to Super Bowl LII MVP

Heading into the biggest football game of his life, Nick Foles had one goal: Think like a point guard. "Going in this game, I sorta went back to wh...

Simple Rules to Follow When Training Very Young Athletes

We've all heard the age old theory that strength training for younger children will stunt their growth and ultimately hinder their athletic developmen...

Why Bulgarian Split Squats Are the Best Lower-Body Exercise for Athletes

Squatting is a necessity for athletes. It's a key movement pattern that must be trained to maximize strength, speed and power. But there's more tha...

6 Common Mistakes Young Athletes Make When Starting a Strength Program

Getting stronger and faster, and making the most of your athletic ability is not easy. It's even more difficult when you have no idea where to start. ...

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