Before your athletes test, train, drill and practice, ask yourself — will it make the boat go faster?
In his TED Talk, Olympic Rower, Ben Hunt talks about only doing things that will make the boat go faster. You can see a three minute excerpt here.
Over the weekend I assessed a 15 year old basketball / soccer player. After the assessment I asked him what his goal was. He said, “to be pain free.” It’s sad a 15 year old has been in pain for over a year, but it’s cool he knows what we have to do first. [Read more…]
At 5 years old she was hanging out with mom (a lacrosse coach) and running around the fields. She was exposed to martial arts, a few different sports, and even aerial acrobatics…all by age 10.
During tryouts coaches are looking for skilled, athletic and aggressive kids. When they do not present with speed, agility and quickness they’re often labeled as uncoordinated, un-athletic and slow. They’re told to work on speed and be more aggressive, but rarely are they presented with a plan — the “how-to.”
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