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Does Learning Require Chaos?

In my first few years of college and during my student teaching, I clearly remember being told by my teachers to always break down skills into smaller parts so students…

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Segmental Training for the Lateral Shuffle

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Lateral Shuffle Drills The exercises below are great for building lateral shuffle motor programming. 1. Resisted Step Outs- Band on lower leg (leg furthest from attachment) - aggressively step out…

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Linear Acceleration Progression

Here is an example of how to segment and progress an acceleration program. Acceleration Program Outline The chart below outlines the different linear acceleration phases and gives some examples of…

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Break Down and Drill The Game

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Make the Drill Matter Have you ever been in a sports practice and felt like you have run dry with “good” skills drills to use with your team? If you…

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Teaching Olympic Lifting to Young Athletes

Why I like to teach Olympic Lifting to Youngsters? The reason I love teaching Olympic lifting to kids, keep in mind this is taught with sticks/pvc pipe/training bars.... 1. Olympic lifting is…

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