Injury is an inherent part of any athletic endeavor and no one understands this better than college coaches. There are many prospects and families who hedge when bringing up the topic of injury while engaged in the college recruiting process, fearing [Read More]
Eventually, we all get pushed or pulled past our limits. Physically and mentally.
When this occurs, we typically begin to feel the unraveling. We sense the fatigue and a voice of doubt begins to creep into our head. During these trying times, [Read More]
Every year, college football strength coaches get a new batch of freshmen they need to whip into shape. Some of these athletes did a great job with their high school football strength and conditioning program by either working with a strength coach [Read More]
Disappointment is often associated with words like failure and defeat. However, it is these exact words that show us how to be better. They may have a negative connotation to them, but you can condition yourself to think differently. You have [Read More]
If there’s one character trait coaches want to see in every athlete, it’s a tireless work ethic.
Hard-working individuals are coveted regardless of age, gender, or level of play.
Almost everyone thinks they work hard.
“Working hard” is a broad term. An overused [Read More]
It’s All In The Shoulder, The Hips and Hamstrings, And The Back
Perhaps the easiest way to improve in cheerleading is to simply improve your flexibility. And, as you can easily improve your flexibility with some static stretching, it’s important to know [Read More]
Strength, Flexibility, Balance, And Form Matter
While it looks like a simple balancing act, a heel stretch actually requires strength, flexibility and balance. So, while you can effectively pull off a heel stretch in just two steps, building the strength, flexibility and [Read More]
Winter Soccer Workout to Improve Ball Handling
During the winter, you can improve your soccer ball handling while boosting your fitness. The ability to maintain control of the ball effectively when you are tired and in tight spaces is the [Read More]
Preparing for College Cheer Tryouts
Trying out for a cheerleading team can be a very intense and competitive process. The deciding factor between you and someone else could be as small as voice volume during a cheer or as large [Read More]
Soccer Dribbling Drills to Help You Beat Defenders
Scoring goals is at the heart of “the beautiful game,” but beating defenders in soccer is what makes the crowd rise up out of their seats.
They’re also the moments that create goal-scoring [Read More]