High School Sports Articles

Return to main High School Sports page

5 Soccer Training Drills Actually Worth Your Time

"Decelerate!" "Pump your arms!" "Sprint!" "Faster!" Ever heard a coach barking a rolling list of orders that actually made their players p...

The Top Speed Secret: Why Getting Faster Is the Ultimate Performance-Enhancer For Team Sport Athletes

Team sport athletes rarely reach max velocity during competition. That's just the reality. Fatigue becomes a factor shortly after the first whistle...

It's Not 'Training Like a Man.' It's Training Like an Athlete

"Coach, I don't want to look like a man." I can't tell you how many times I've heard that phrase. It's one of the biggest misconceptions regarding ...

How Contrast Training Can Create More Explosive Soccer Players

Speed training for soccer players is more than flying through sprint drills. It is more than strapping on parachutes. It is more than ladder dri...

What 'Pressure' Really Means For Athletes—And How Great Coaches Take it Away

"Man, there is so much pressure!" "Don't choke under the pressure!" Pressure is a common point of interest in sports. It's something that's talk...

1 Set, 20 Reps: The Strange Workout Strategy That Gets Results

There are many unanswered questions in the field of strength and conditioning. Where should inexperienced athletes start with weight training? How ...

The 5 Best Single-Leg Exercises for Soccer Players

Soccer is a game full of single-leg actions, and it still flabbergasts me when players fail to train balance and single-leg strength. There is pass...

The One Exercise Football Players Can't Afford to Skip This Summer

With the start of football season fast approaching, you've likely already been hitting the weight room. Your Squat's gone up, your Bench Press has got...

More 'Us,' Less 'Them': What Championship Teams Focus On

What do you want from your athletes on game day? The coaches we consult will often begin with broad concepts like "win" or "compete at a high level." ...

How Increasing Mileage Makes You a Faster Runner

Adequate mileage isn't the only component needed to perform your best in distance running, but it just might matter the most. Let's talk about why. T...

...
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
...