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WATCH: Drew Brees' Play Time With His Kids Looks Amazing Yet Exhausting

After a long day of slinging passes at practice with the New Orleans Saints, how does Drew Brees like to unwind? By coming home and throwing even m...

3 Basic Soccer Skills Every Player Should Master

I'm a big fan of mastering the basics. Owning the basics not only give athletes more confidence, but also more of an edge during game time. When...

Soccer Synergy: What Sport Should Soccer Players Play During Their Offseason?

The final whistle blows and your soccer season has officially ended. What's next? Some players will use the offseason to rest and recover before pr...

3 Ways We Can Change High School Sports for the Better

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Aspen Institute's Project Play Summit in Washington, D.C. The Aspen Institute gathers some of the best...

Why a World-Renowned Sports Doctor Recommends CrossFit for High School Athletes

"To be a high school recruit in any major sport, you have to play that sport year-round." This statement has been the dogma for many youthful athlete...

5 Steps to Building Bigger Self-Belief

Mastering the mental side of sports begins with quieting that noisy inner critic we've all met. Everyone's dealt with inner critic syndrome on some...

Why Smaller Basketballs and Lower Hoops Are Crucial for Young Players

A kid picks up a sport. Their parents rush to put them on a plan that will culminate with a coveted full-ride scholarship offer by age 18. Sudde...

4 Ways Sports Parents Fail Their Youth Athletes

"The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. C...

Why There's No Such Thing as an 'Elite' Youth Athlete

Right this second, you can go online and find a list of the top basketball recruits for the class of 2028. It consists of the "best" basketball rec...

How Can Coaches Elicit Greater Effort From Their Players?

In sports, there's no substitute for great effort. It doesn't matter how talented you are—if you don't play hard, you won't win very often. Al...

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