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Nominate Your Favorite Coach to Win the 10K Double-Goal Coach Award

Do you have a coach who's made an impact on your life? Positive Coaching Alliance will award 25 coaches across the country with their Double-Goal C...

The Most Powerful Form of Punishment for Athletes

In the world of high school sports, losses are often blamed on a lack of effort, hustle and toughness. Tony Holler thinks that's mostly B.S. Hol...

The Best Shooting Basketball Drills for Kids

Youth programs are the feeder systems for high schools, and what they teach can hurt or help the present and future of high school basketball programs...

'Catch Them Doing Something Right': How Coaches Can Be More Positive

Sports are black-and-white. You either drained the shot or you didn't. You either caught the ball or you didn't. You either won the game or you did...

'Sport-Specific' Training May Not Be What You Think It Is

It seems that every time I open Twitter, Facebook or Instagram, I see some new "Expert Performance Coach" leading an athlete through what can best be ...

KPIs: What They Are and Why They Matter for Athletes

The term key performance indicators (KPI) may sound like fancy strength and conditioning jargon, but they're really quite simple. In this context, ...

Cleveland's Hiring of Assistant Coach Furthers Progress of Women in the NBA

Earlier this year, NBA commissioner, Adam Silver addressed the need for more hiring of females in the NBA. "The goal is going forward, it should be...

How Good Coaching Grew a Young Tobin Heath's Brilliance

Tobin Heath is fearless with the ball at her feet. The U.S. Women's National Team and Portland Thorns midfielder is fueled by creativity, as she ro...

What is 'Scanning'? The Overlooked Skill That Builds the Foundation of Brilliant Soccer Players

"Pictures! Pictures!" That was what Frank Lampard, three-time Chelsea Player of the Year, grew up hearing his father shout from the sidelines. His ...

How to Eat Like The U.S. Women's National Team

If the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team goes the distance at the World Cup this year, they'll spend more than a month on the road, playing a total of...

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