Competition is not responsible for either the positive or the negative consequences so frequently highlighted by the media. The impact of competition, both helpful and detrimental, results not from competition itself but from how it is organized and conducted. As a coach, you play a major role in making sport a positive competitive experience�or not.
I Run, Therefore I Am--Nuts!
Let�s face it: Every distance runner secretly dreams of winning a race.
Coaching Pitchers-3rd Edition
Pitching is an attempt to make the appropriate pitch to the appropriate location at the appropriate speed using knowledge of a hitter�s swing, any other pertinent information, and belief in the law of averages to get the batter out.
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 Girls' Basketball Successfully
Defensive footwork needs to be drilled just as much as offensive footwork.
Complete Conditioning for Tennis
Warm up before each competition
All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Setter transition from the front row is generally easy.
Focused for Soccer-2nd Edition
Now that the power of attitude on performance for both male and female players has been established, coaches need to identify strategies that reinforce that process.
Tennis Skills & Drills
Strategies are plans that give a player a sense of purpose when on the tennis court and that build on the common patterns of play.