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Out-of-Bounds Plays

Out-of-Bounds Plays

The ball flies, bounces, skips, and ricochets out of bounds dozens of times during a game. Bringing the ball inbounds at the other team’s end of the court actually can be pretty difficult against a tenacious defense, so it’s important to have at least a couple of inbounds plays ready that can accomplish two goals: Ensure that the ball is securely inbounded and provide an opportunity to score. read more
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Keep up-to-date when adding technology to sports and fitness equipment

Keep up-to-date when adding technology to sports and fitness equipment

New technologies are created daily that affect the products being manufactured for both institutional and personal use in sports and fitness markets. As with recreation facility managers, the professionals who select, purchase, and incorporate equipment into programs and facilities need to be aware not only of the “latest and greatest” but also of what might be coming in the future. read more
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Exploring Dance Composition

Exploring Dance Composition

Dance composition is learning how to make a dance. During the dance composition process you explore a movement idea by creating dance movement or selecting steps in some dance genres, then you manipulate these elements and materials of dance into movement modules of various lengths to compose a dance. read more
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Rotational Throws

Rotational Throws

Rotational throws are the best technique for developing power in the core and hip muscles. These exercises are particularly good for hockey, golf, tennis, baseball, and any other sport that requires explosive rotary action. read more
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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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The eight benefits of fat loss—beyond improved appearance

The eight benefits of fat loss—beyond improved appearance

Nick Tumminello, who is rapidly establishing himself as a leader and innovator in the field of human performance training, offers numerous health and performance benefits of losing fat and having a lean body. The owner of Performance University International and inventor of the Core Bar reveals eight such benefits in his book. read more
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Takeoffs

Takeoffs

The reason for revisiting the magic position is that the following essential positions for the takeoff are impossible to attain to any degree of proficiency without first establishing the magic position. From the magic position, there are five basic takeoff positions for springboard and platform takeoffs. read more
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Defensive Rebounding Tactical Fundamentals

Defensive Rebounding Tactical Fundamentals

The fundamental goal of a good defensive rebounding team is to limit the offense to one shot. To achieve this, each defensive player must focus on the following three keys. read more
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Speed and Agility

Speed and Agility

The sheer excitement generated for lacrosse can be traced to one primary element: speed! Sudden changes of possession, skillful offensive maneuvering, and defensive teamwork that can lock down and frustrate an offense all require the application of some element of speed and agility. read more
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Program Preparation

Program Preparation

If you are a coach, you must develop proficiency in writing training programs for your athletes. Training programs should be individualized to account for factors such as medical history, sex, biological and training age (experience), the sport, and the position played. read more
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