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5 Strength Training Tips for High School Hockey Players

If you're a high school hockey player, I've got great news for you. You're old enough to start lifting weights for real. You enter the Iron Game...

Why Coaches Who Tell the Truth Get Greater Buy-In

Javair Gillett knows all about building better athletes. Prior to becoming the Houston Rockets' Director of Athletic Performance, he was the head s...

The 10 Most Popular High School Sports, Ranked By 'Healthiness'

While attending the Aspen Institute's Project Play Summit last year, I became fascinated with their Healthy Sport Index. What this index aims to do...

Does Bodyweight Training Count as Strength Training?

Far too often, educated strength and conditioning coaches get caught up in what the hottest books recommend as the do-or-die essentials of exercise. ...

Ohio High School Athletic Association Issues Letter to Parents Due to Rampant Ref Abuse

Earlier this month, we published an article where youth sports refs outlined some of the worst incidents they've had to endure with unhinged parents. ...

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...

Why the FIFA 11+ Program May Be the World's Best Warm-Up

If you've played organized sports at any point in your life, you've probably been involved in a crummy warm-up. You know—the ones that entail act...

Why Women's Soccer Powerhouse Santa Clara University Values A Recruit's Mentality Above All Else

Santa Clara's women's soccer is a titan of their sport. The program, which boasts alumni such as Julie Ertz and Brandi Chastain, consistently r...

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,...

How One Coach Led a High School Football Program Out of a Hazing Scandal and into the State Championship

At the end of a game, each team receives a designation: winner or loser. It's the basis of sports, and most coaches don't give the labeling process mu...

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