Begin by giving your players the proper mental picture of the slide. It is simply a glide on top of the grass, not a dive or a leap.
Coaching Baseball Technical and Tactical Skills
The game between the hitter and the pitcher is like a game of cat and mouse, with each player trying to gain the edge over the other. Given this framework, you need to arm your pitching staff with enough information to approach a game productively.
Coaching Basketball Technical and Tactical Skills
Three keys for being a stellar defender are stance, hand positioning, and footwork.
True Competition eBook
Finding fun, excitement, interest, pleasure, and satisfaction-all forms of intrinsic motivation-in the process of contesting will help guard against decompetition. But what evokes and sustains intrinsic motivation?
Soccer Practice Games 3rd Edition eBook
Practice under game-like pressure.
Coaching Youth Cricket eBook
The secret of being a good bowler is to have a consistent bowling action that you can repeat under all conditions. This results in having control over where the ball goes, which of course is vital if you want to build up pressure on a batting side and take wickets, as well as keep runs down.
The Complete Guide to Pitching
Before we delve into the nuts and bolts of lower-body mechanics, be sure to note that the lower body�feet, legs, and hips�is directly responsible for the creation of momentum in the delivery.
Sport First Aid 5th Edition eBook
As a coach you are likely to be involved in each portion of the athletic health care relay�prevention, recognition and first aid care, assessment and treatment, and rehabilitation.
Attacking Soccer eBook
What is the difference between shooting and finishing? Let�s look at it this way - a player can shoot the ball well but may not necessarily be a good finisher. I was fortunate during my playing career to have played with some great finishers. I also played with some players who were hard shooters but not necessarily good finishers.
Track & Field Coaching Essentials eBook
Success in the throws depends on the consistent performance of skills and techniques. Some of the skills required for throwing may seem unnatural at first. The summation of all forces leading up to the release of the implement directly affects the throw.