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Why Most Athletes' Recovery Priorities Are Completely Out of Whack

Every athlete is looking for their ticket to the top. The latest trend in which many young have become invested is recovery. Athletes are spending cou...

Labor of Love: The Nation's Top High School Volleyball Coach on Building Better Team Culture

Oviedo volleyball was under pressure. Entering the 2018 season, their roster included five returning starters from a team that finished 25-4 a year...

What America Can Learn From Norway's Shockingly Simple Approach to Youth Sports

In Norway, the childhood sports experience is guided by a doctrine called Children's Rights in Sport and Provisions on Children's Sport. Think of it l...

Why Games Are a Great Way to Train Youth Athletes

If you work with youth athletes in any sport, you have probably realized the need for fun to be a key factor in their training. Especially when wor...

Could This New Version of Football Help Save the Sport?

The jump from flag football to tackle football can be a bit like the jump from tee ball to real baseball. The latter is faster, more intense and deman...

A Parent Wants Their Kid to Perform Training That's Too Advanced. What Should The Coach Do?

Thanks to the rise of social media, we have greater access to the training routines of professional athletes than ever before. Although there are n...

Steve Kerr On the One Thing Every High School Coach Should Do Before Their Season

Steve Kerr knows improvement. As a player at Pacific Palisades High School in Los Angeles, he was not a highly touted recruit. But his shooting ski...

A Shocking Number of Youth Sports Coaches Are Unqualified for the Gig

A great youth sports experience starts with a great coach. The problem is, the number of great coaches in youth sports seems to be decreasing. Many go...

Why Neck Training is a Must For Every Athlete—Not Just Football Players

Every strength coach or trainer feels they have the best and most well-balanced program when it comes to preparing their athletes for the demands of t...

6 Tips for Coaching a Difficult Player

Coaches do their best to have a team filled with players who are not only skilled in their sport, but who also have a good attitude, are coachable and...

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