All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Anger Management in Sport
Anger, aggression, and violence can surface while participating in sports and affect how the game is played.
Open Water Swimming eBook
In the sport of marathon swimming, in which extreme distances, extreme temperatures, and extreme conditions (large ocean swells, strong currents, and marine life) are expected, individuals come from all walks of life. Their physical abilities to push themselves hour after hour are augmented by their tremendous mental focus and strength of character.
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes
As a coach I found this simple paradigm to be extremely helpful for understanding, guiding, and accelerating the motor learning process.
When a team scores a field goal and goes ahead of us with less than 10 but more than 3 seconds to go, my preference is not to call a time-out, but to quickly pass the ball inbounds and attempt to score with our quick break.
Four body surfaces�the instep, thigh, chest, and head�are commonly used for receiving and controlling balls arriving through the air.
As with right-handed hitters, most left-handed hitters stride as the pitch is delivered, although the angle may vary.
International Sport Coaching Framework Version 1.2
Each of these areas of knowledge underpins the competence of the coach to do the job across the primary functions outlined in chapter 3.
The Tennis Drill Book-2nd Edition
Objective: To help players develop quick thinking skills while hitting passing shots on the run.
Training Young Distance Runners 3rd Edition eBook
Research shows that, pound for pound, normally active 6- to 8-year-olds have V\od\O2max values as high as, or sometimes even higher than, recreational adult runners who train 30 to 40 miles (about 48 to 64 km) a week.