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Why I No Longer Use Punishment Runs With My Athletes

Inevitably, athletes will mess up. The standard will not be upheld. They will have a bad day and a bad attitude and say or do something they sho...

4 Big Lessons Kids Learn Through Fitness

Youth fitness programs are an excellent way to keep your child active. But the benefits of training extend far beyond the body. Weight training is ...

12-Year-Old Girl Sinks Unbelievable No-Look Buzzer Beater

If a girl named Myli Harpold ever challenges you to a game of H.O.R.S.E., you should probably just walk away. Harpold, a 12-year-old student-athlet...

Why You Don't Need a Barbell to Make Kids Better Athletes

The barbell is considered the essential implement in modern strength training. And for good reason. The first written record of the barbell came in...

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 High School Recipe Behind Austin Ekeler's Superb Athleticism

Austin Ekeler is a human highlight reel. The Los Angeles Chargers running back packs a shocking amount of agility and power into his 5-foot-10, 200...

This Ankle Mobility Test Is Used at the NFL Combine. Can You Pass It?

We take our feet for granted. Often out of sight and out of mind, we simply assume they're functioning as intended, instead dedicating greater atte...

'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...

10 Tips for Having Your Best Basketball Season Ever

Have you ever worked really hard on a school assignment only to turn it in and realize you ignored a crucial guideline? Maybe you didn't quite underst...

The 5 Stages of Skill Development

When the season is over and the uniforms are put on the shelf, a new season begins. The offseason is the time when the seeds of progress are plante...

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