I have always loved sports. When I was growing up I loved to play anything that involved a ball.
Coaching Girls' Soccer Successfully
Dribbling in soccer is the ability to control the ball with the feet while moving around the field. The player with that "something special" makes the crowd sit up with anticipation when she gets the ball at her feet. These players are the main reasons stadiums fill seats.
All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Coaching Youth Gymnastics
After you have successfully taught your gymnasts the fundamentals of a skill, your focus will be on helping them improve the skill. Athletes learn skills and improve on them at different rates, so don�t get frustrated if progress seems slow. Instead, help them improve by shaping their skills and detecting and correcting errors.
Secrets to Success in Sport & Play-2nd Edition
Trying to have a thorough understanding of the mechanical principles and the visual evaluation skills involved so that your help can be specific and keyed to a particular skill or problem will help you see relationships, make wise choices and decisions, and increase the possibility of a transfer of learning from one activity or situation to another.
Open Water Swimming
There is no substitute for experience in rough water. Practice will not make perfect, but it will make swimming in rough water much easier.
Do you know what your playing style is? Do you like to come to the net and put the ball away with a volley or overhead? Or are you the type of player who likes to outlast your opponent by never missing a ball? Or do you like to hit the ball hard from the baseline, trying to dictate points and go for winners?
Being fit enough to endure a long match while pressuring your opponent could be the difference between winning and losing. Coaches know that good volleys are hit with the feet as well as the hands. You have to be in proper position to volley well. Therefore, training the legs is probably the most important activity you can participate in to become a good volleyer.
Complete Conditioning for Football
Mat Drills can be completed on wrestling mats or on field turf. Mark off an area 15 � 15 yards. Athletes line up three across and a minimum of 10 lines deep.
Everywhere, things spin - heavenly bodies, subatomic particles, children�s toys, gyroscopes. Spinning is a fundamental action of the natural world.