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May 19th, 2019

More Effective Practices

Practice is meant to make players better, but this doesn’t happen automatically. Sure, getting more reps always helps, but a boring, monotonous, inefficient practice session will greatly reduce your athletes’ rate of progress. Read More...

May 19th, 2019

Is Flag the Future?

As football faces criticism and declining participation rates, a movement is growing to remove tackling below the high school level. One avenue being explored is replacing tackle football with padded flag football for younger players. Read More...

May 12th, 2019

Should You Hold Workouts in the Early Morning?

Many teams hold training sessions or regular practice sessions in the early morning hours. Sometimes this is done out of necessity, other times coaches believe it's a good way to instill the values of hard work and determination. But is it the best thing for your athletes? Read More...

May 11th, 2019

Athlete Stress on the Rise

Stress among athletes is prevalent in all level of sports, and it seems to be on the rise—including at the high school level. A sports and performance psychologist provides insights on why there seems to be more stressed athletes than ever before. Read More...

May 5th, 2019

During the Heat of the Game

Games don’t always take a straight path, and as a coach, you almost certainly understand this. However, how you communicate with your players should be consistent, helpful and controlled. Read More...