Defense is as much mental as physical. Players should be encouraged to be proactive, rather than reactive.
Coaching Youth Track & Field
When an athlete is preparing to execute the standing long jump, the athlete�s feet must be fixed in a parallel position
Swimming Anatomy eBook
Swimmers need strong core muscles to move through the water efficiently.
Soccer Practice Games-3rd Edition
Develop passing and receiving skills.
Rowing Faster-2nd Edition
The best selection models are legitimate and based on solid criteria. In addition, they all start by letting rowers know the plan early and allowing them to practice the necessary test procedure as often as possible.
A strong core is the platform around which your limbs perform.
Injuries are a part of all sports. The most common soccer injury is a contusion (bruise) when you get kicked, fall, or bumped.
Sport scientists have demonstrated the detrimental effects of fatigue during extended tennis play. After about an hour of tennis play, hitting inaccuracy, unforced errors, and mental mistakes begin to creep in; serve and stroke velocity decline; and speed of running to the ball decreases.
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.
Attacking Soccer eBook
Set pieces are a critical part of the modern game of soccer. Interestingly, they occur more frequently in the biggest matches, where emotions run high and there�s a tremendous amount of energy within the players on the field. For this reason, organization in both attack and defense in set pieces is important.