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Why the 'Big Kid' Often Gets Bad Coaching in Youth Sports

The big kid. Watch any youth sporting event, and you can pick them out. They're the ones who look like they're in the wrong age group. Their physic...

The 5 Best Kettlebell Shoulder Exercises

The shoulders are one hell of a joint. This complex ball and socket contraption allows for an incredible amount of freedom and function. Because of...

Donovan Mitchell Reveals How His Listening Skills Set Him Apart as a Youth Athlete

Donovan Mitchell is a baller. Since entering the league in 2017, the Utah Jazz star boasts career averages of 21.3 points, 4.0 assists, 3.9 rebound...

How to Perfectly Pass a Soccer Ball

Passing is the pulse of soccer. Without it, the sport would be unrecognizable. This article (and accompanying videos) are intended to help coach...

How to Escape the Travel Team Trap

From the absurdity of ranking tee-ballers to barnstorming teams comprised of 8-year-olds, our youth sports system is broken. Where the goal once wa...

'Joysticking' Is Killing Youth Sports

Micromanagement is often cited as the worst trait a manager can have when working with their employees. This is no different with coaching youth sport...

A Reporter Quizzed Sean McVay on a Random High School Football Play From 16 Years Ago, and McVay Remembered Every Detail

Sean McVay's mind is nothing short of a steel trap—at least when it comes to anything that has to do with football. The Los Angeles Rams head coa...

The Ingenious On-Field Coaching Tactic Behind Jared Goff's Remarkable Turnaround

Jared Goff had an abysmal rookie year. Despite being the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Los Angeles Rams quarterback played in just ...

Feed the Cats: How to Help Track Athletes Stop Hating Their Sport and Start Running Faster Than Ever

I ran track in middle school, high school and college. I hated most of it.   High-volume workouts battered my body and crushed my spirit. We n...

If College Coaches Looked at Your Social Media Right Now, What Would They Find?

Scott Fitch has been the head boys basketball coach at Fairport (New York) High School since 2001. He is a five-time Monroe County Coach of the Year,...

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