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Tips on Encouraging a Wrestler during a Losing Season

Did you know most wrestlers will lose more than they win when they first start wrestling? Losing is a natural part of wrestling. If your child sticks with wrestling and focuses on small improvements over time, then your child will... Continue Reading →

Raising Your Confidence Level in Wrestling

Train Hard The number one reason why wrestlers lack confidence in their abilities is because they simply don’t have enough to be confident about. Some wrestlers go through the motions during practice and don’t put forth the effort into improving technique or... Continue Reading →

Soccer Workout Drills for Beginners

When teaching soccer to beginners, keep your expectations in line with the skill set of your players and expose them to basic defensive and offensive drills. Focus on basic techniques, such as proper kicking form and dribbling, rather than advanced... Continue Reading →


HOCKEY TIPS EVERY DEFENSEMEN SHOULD KNOW Being a great defensemen isn’t about the hits or the shots its about being the entire package.  When I was on the ice I knew what was going on in both my own players... Continue Reading →

How to Teach Young Players to Hit a Volleyball

It seems to me that hitting is something that either a girl can do it, no matter what technique is used, or one can't. I've always told my players that a slightly "unorthodox" method is perfectly acceptable as long as... Continue Reading →

Youth Pitching Tips

Youth Pitching Tip #1 - Leg strength, Leg strength, Leg Strength. One can generate more velocity and maintain stamina by having strong legs. You don't have to have big legs to have strong legs. Youth Pitching Tip #2 - If a... Continue Reading →

Communicating perimeter support with three and four down linemen

Football is a constant cycle of evolution. It is routinely evident that offenses continue to put stress on the defense with formations, motion and run/pass options. Defenses commonly commit four defensive players to the run game to create fits while having... Continue Reading →

6 Reasons Why Wrestling Parents Should not Coach Their Own Child

Most wrestling parents should not coach their child. In order to be a parent and a wrestling coach, you have to walk a fine line. Wrestling is a tough sport. Every parent wants their child to learn how to be... Continue Reading →

4 Tips to Turn Tennis Into an Intense Workout

A tennis match, even played between friends, can and should be an intense workout that conditions the whole body. Yet, players often turn tennis into a game of strategy, and the physical conditioning suffers as a result. "Tennis isn't a... Continue Reading →

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