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Getting specific: foam rolling and the foot

Getting specific: foam rolling and the foot

Foam rolling the foot can provide significant relief to tired and achy feet. In addition, foam rolling may also help the entire body move better. read more
Keeping the head out of tackling

Keeping the head out of tackling

The importance of keeping your head out of tackling has been proven. AYF’s standard of shoulder tackling accomplishes a "Head Out" policy. If you want to have a good defensive team, you must teach your defensive players how to tackle. read more
Use specialized wrestling workouts to train for tough matches

Use specialized wrestling workouts to train for tough matches

The typical wrestling workout session involves spending about 50 percent of the time in the neutral position perfecting takedown skills. This is a smart workout approach because of the great importance takedown superiority has for winning matches. Next, both bottom and top mat wrestling would be equally divided for the purpose of polishing escape or reversal and ride or pinning combination skills. read more
Understanding food labels

Understanding food labels

You have already learned the importance of exercise, and this step will help you understand the importance of your nutrition needs and how to meet those needs. A nutrient is a substance the body needs in order to work properly. read more
A proper stance increases your shooting percentage

A proper stance increases your shooting percentage

When shooting, you build the shot from the ground up, just like building a house. read more
Antecedents to Flow

Antecedents to Flow

As stated earlier, the nine dimensions of flow do not haphazardly or randomly present themselves. In almost all instances, the three antecedents must be in place in order for the process outcomes to follow. read more
Hockey players demand top conditioning

Hockey players demand top conditioning

Hockey players want to be just as fast and as powerful late in a game as they were at the beginning of the game, so devising a proper conditioning protocol is a critical area for a strength and conditioning coach. Although the coach’s job is to help hockey players become stronger and faster, conditioning is also part of the job description. read more
Posterior hip exercise technique

Posterior hip exercise technique

This technique uses a larger and slightly softer foam roller to cover more surface area and penetrate fewer layers of tissue. read more
Using the tall stance and the low stance in play

Using the tall stance and the low stance in play

The tall stance (figure 2.3) is used when the play does not pose an immediate threat. The goaltender stays in a more upright position than in the regular stance. read more
Go by your gut with preexercise foods

Go by your gut with preexercise foods

Preexercise foods that settle comfortably can enhance stamina, endurance, strength, and enjoyment. read more
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