Consistent in each of the throwing events are three critical factors that influence the distance thrown: Speed of release; Angle of release; Height of release
Coaching Youth Tennis-4th Edition
The backhand ground stroke is a neutral or defensive stroke used on the nonracket side of the body after the ball bounces. Players can execute the backhand ground stroke using either one hand or two.
Coaching Youth Track & Field
Nonvisual exchanges are used for shorter events that are run at full speed.
The Complete Soccer Goalkeeper eBook
If you ask me when I really knew I wanted to be a goalkeeper, I trace it to when Tim Mulqueen started training me at a New Jersey soccer camp when I was 12 years old.
Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Baseball
This drill teaches the receiving position of the hands. It also provides an opportunity to teach athletes to use two hands when catching a ball.
Secrets to Success in Sport & Play-2nd Edition
Because connective tissue shortens if not periodically stretched, a heavily used muscle may actually shorten, causing tightness and a loss in range of motion.
Coaching Volleyball Technical and Tactical Skills eBook
A coach has the responsibility of patiently and systematically explaining and drilling the athletes on the basic skills that make up the game. These skills, called technical skills, are the fundamentals that provide each player with the tools to execute the physical requirements of the game.
Coaching Excellence eBook
A number of methods are used in analysing movement. The method selected depends on the knowledge and experience of the observer and the context in which the analysis is being performed. The three main methods of analysing the biomechanics of sport movements are movement phases, free body diagrams and deterministic models.
Coaching Cross Country Successfully
The model of what a college program should look and feel like was all around me when I was at the University of Oregon. Motivation was simple.
The drills described in this section provide coaches with the seeds to develop appropriate practices for their players and, where necessary, to raise the challenges to even higher levels.