Strength Training For Athletes Should Be About: 1. Safe Productive Strength- It’s not the program. Too many people hang their hat on the type of program they use rather than the goal of providing results. Simple and to the point. 2. Efficiency- Don’t make the program look great on paper but look awful when performed. […]
Guided Discovery Fits Development of Kids I can remember taking a PE Theory class in college and the concept of Guided Discovery was taught. It is one concept that impacted my teaching and coaching more than any other. If you watch youngsters play, you will see they are in a constant state of discovering something
Basketball Handling Skills Having been involved with basketball for roughly 40 years I can honestly say the most important skill for a young player to develop is the ability to handle the basketball. Yes, shooting is important and each young player should learn how to shoot and score, but if you can’t move around the
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 feel this way, just be sure not to get caught up in running just any old drill. You want to make the drills matter. I
Why I like teaching Olympic Lifting to Youngsters? The reason I love teaching Olympic lifting to young athletes, keep in mind this is taught with sticks/pvc pipe/training bars…. 1. Olympic lifting is a movement skill that helps to stack their foundation of movement patterns even higher. 2. Olympic lifting allows for full range of motion.