This chapter includes drills designed to help goalies develop the skills they need, such as the ability to react to various types of shots, agility movements, the use of the stick, and the use of the blocker and catcher glove.
Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Soccer
Soccer coaches offer advice for new coaches
Women's Tennis Tactics eBook
The smash requires precise positioning underneath the ball.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise eBook
Like personal trainers and group exercise instructors, strength and conditioning coaches help others to improve their fitness. But strength and conditioning coaches differ from the others in one very important way�the clients they work with are focused on improving their performance or skill in a sport.
Winning Basketball Fundamentals eBook
When an open opponent has the ball, the defender must close out (run out), typically over a distance of 12 to 30 feet (4 to 9 m), to contest the shot.
Examining the history of mile and 1,500-meter training is useful to modern runners and coaches because it helps provide an understanding of why mile or 1,500 meter performances have improved so dramatically over the years.
Daniels' Running Formula-3rd Edition
When we attempt to analyze how any type of training affects performance in any sport, it is important to understand what demands running places on the human body.
Coaching Cross Country Successfully eBook
You want to identify several key elements of effective running form right away.
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.
The Tennis Drill Book 2nd Edition eBook
When developing a game plan, players should keep in mind five basic offensive shots. When players develop each of the following shots, they will have a package of offensive strengths with which to build an overall offensive game plan.