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Understand strength and conditioning technology

Understand strength and conditioning technology

If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. If you can’t manage it, you can’t accomplish it. This is a motto BFS has employed right from the start, because we know that a key method of ensuring continual results is to have a goal every time you train. read more
Guidelines for helping athletes develop tactical skills

Guidelines for helping athletes develop tactical skills

It has been said that “experience is knowledge acquired too late.” As a coach you want to do all you can to speed up your athletes’ learning of tactical skills rather than wait for them to learn by experience. read more
Creating Successful Practice Plans

Creating Successful Practice Plans

After you’ve survived the initial practices and have come to know your players better and understand their strengths and weaknesses, you’ll need to design practices that make the most of your team’s allotted gym time. read more
Conflict management skills essential for effective officiating

Conflict management skills essential for effective officiating

To manage conflict effectively, you must first understand that it is inevitable. read more
Assessments Help Develop Superior Athletic Performance

Assessments Help Develop Superior Athletic Performance

Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and feet facing forward. Initially, place hands to the sides of the head with elbows pointing laterally. Then progress to arms overhead with elbows extended. read more
Understanding and recommending exercise for clients with joint replacements

Understanding and recommending exercise for clients with joint replacements

Joint replacement surgery (also known as arthroplasty) involves replacement of part (e.g., articular cartilage) or all of a damaged or arthritic joint with a metal, plastic, or ceramic prosthesis in order to return the joint to normal pain-free movement. read more
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
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